October 1, 2013 - January 4, 2014
Chicago Cultural Center
November 8, 2013 - April 20, 2014
120 E. Park Ave.
December 1, 2013 - January 17, 2014
150 S Cottage Hill Ave
2013-9-21T12:00 AMSeptember 21, 2013 - February 5, 2014
Elmhurst Art Museum presents Inventory_The EAM Collection from September 21, 2013 - January 5, 2014. Inventory - The EAM Collection unpacks the Museum's vault and fills the galleries from floor to ceiling with art and objects from its collection. Never before has the entire building been dedicated to EAM's holdings--until now. This ambitious exhibition provides unprecedented access to EAM's unique collection and includes work spanning three centuries by such notable artists as Thomas Eakins, Frederic Remington, Sonia Delaunay, Abbott Pattison, Tsuguharu Foujita, Peter Saul and EAM's own founder, Eleanor King Hookham--all ripe for interpretation and discovery.
2013-10-1T12:00 AMOctober 1, 2013 - January 26, 2014
@ 220 S Cottage Hill Ave220 S Cottage Hill Ave Elmhurst IL 60126
Features over 20 pieces from the Lizzadro Collection including antique crest and kilt pins, brooches and bracelets. This unique lapidary art form was popularized by Queen Victoria in the 19th century. The jewelry emphasizes Scottish symbolism and gemstones in handmade silver work.
2013-12-1T12:00 AMDecember 1, 2013 - January 17, 2014
@ EAG Gallery
Elmhurst Art Museum
Deviant Pop,” an invitational show of pop surrealism, or “underground” lowbrow art, is being exhibited in the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery from December 1 through January 17. The unusual, often humorous and cartoon-like art is the product of five talented Chicago artists associated with OhNo!Doom, a Chicago artist collective made up of designers, illustrators and plush artists, all of whom work creative jobs during the week.
2013-12-14T9:30 AMDecember 14, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Free showing of 'Elf' (Rated PG) at 9:30 am at the York Theatre
Pick up a free elf hat after the movie to wear or collect candy
Candy Walk around the downtown from 11 am to 1 pm....look for City Centre Sweet Stop signs in store windows and stop in for a treat
2013-12-14T9:30 AMDecember 14, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
@ Wilder Mansion
Join us for Breakfast with Santa at Wilder Mansion! We’ll enjoy a kid-friendly continental breakfast, fun holiday crafts, and exciting entertainment. Children can tell Santa their holiday wishes.
2013-12-14T10:30 AMDecember 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Geologist Sara Johnson presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn how to make a basic mineral test kit. Hands on identification procedures include observation skills and hardness tests. Great for teachers and rockhounds, this program qualifies for Boy & Girl Scout merit badges. All materials are provided.
Activity – Ages 8 yrs. to Adult – 10:30 a.m. - 75 minutes
Admission: $5.00 per person, Museum Members: $3.00
Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616
Scout groups require adult supervision.
2013-12-14T2:00 PMDecember 14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
See the history and symbolism of Scottish Jewelry and it’s influence as a lapidary art form. Unique designs and the importance of gemstones such as agate, jasper and varieties of quartz will be discussed. Distinguish between antique pieces and replicas on the market today.
Lecture – Youth to Adult – 60 minutes – 2 p.m.
Regular Museum Admission, Museum Members Free
2013-12-15T3:00 PMDecember 15, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
@ Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
Come out for an afternoon of wonderful singing at Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel. For tickets and pricing information, visit www.elmhurstchoralunion.org
2013-12-16T8:00 AMDecember 16, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
@ City Hall Council Chambers
The City of Elmhurst is beginning the process of creating a detailed plan for the York Street
Corridor in the northern portion of Elmhurst. The Plan will address land use, development, traffic
and mobility, urban design, infrastructure, and more. Public participation will be critical to
planning the Corridor’s future; Elmhurst is seeking community input and input from business
2013-12-17T8:00 PMDecember 17, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
@ City Hall Council Chambers
2013-10-1T2:00 PMOctober 1, 2:00 PM, 2013 - January 4, 2014, 5:00 PM
@ Chicago Cultural Center
The Chicago Cultural Center’s first-floor Garland Gallery (78 E. Washington) is now home to “Shutter to Think: The Rock & Roll Lens of Paul Natkin”, an exhibition created by the Elmhurst Historical Museum staff that displays the work of Chicago’s premiere music photographer. The exhibition contains a veritable "who’s who" of rock music legends including Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder and The Rolling Stones as well as superstars of other genres including Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, and the first concert Natkin ever shot, Bonnie Raitt.
The exhibit will be open through January 5, 2014 at the Cultural Center.
2013-11-8T1:00 PMNovember 8, 1:00 PM, 2013 - April 20, 2014, 5:00 PM
@ Elmhurst HIstorical Museum
Prairie poet and newspaperman, family man and political activist, Lincoln biographer and children’s book author: Carl Sandburg was a man of many talents and passions during the 1920s when he resided with his family in Elmhurst. Through rare photos, film, artifacts and touch-screen interactives, this new exhibit chronicles one of the most prolific decades of Sandburg’s life when he penned the Rootabaga Stories, completed Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, traversed the country collecting folk songs for The American Songbag, and wrote numerous poems depicting his disillusionment with life in our rapidly changing nation.
2013-12-16T7:30 PMDecember 16, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
@ City Hall Council Chambers
2013-12-23T7:00 PMDecember 23, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
@ 209 N York St209 N York St Elmhurst IL 60126