December 1, 2017 - March 18, 2018
American jewelry designers and phenomenal gemstones are featured in this exclusive exhibit from the gem vaults of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
December 14, 2017 - March 11, 2018
Have a fun-filled time at York High School’s swimming pools on select Sundays. This free program is part of a cooperative agreement between Elmhurst School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will be available.
January 12, 2018 - March 11, 2018
The evolving concept of freedom and its pursuit is explored in this touring exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, illuminating critical figures and events from our nation’s birth until 1968. Highlights include: reproductions of a rare 1776 printing of the Declaration of Independence, a secretly printed draft and official copy of the U.S. Constitution, Lincoln’s handwritten speech notes, and letters by Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Martin Luther King, Jr. The exhibit is supplemented with Elmhurst materials including a 1924 KKK rally flyer, manuscripts related to the Elmhurst Fair Housing Ordinance, and correspondence from veterans from the Civil War and WWI eras.
January 20, 2018 - March 4, 2018
The dream-like imagery and enigmatic paintings by Gertrude Abercrombie include spare interiors and illusionary landscapes. Her works, which were historically important in Chicago, have been referred to as “psychic self-portraits”.
January 20, 2018 - March 18, 2018
The installations by these four artists respond to the minimal design of Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House as well as its history as a domestic space.
January 27, 2018 - March 10, 2018
Watercolor paintings by Elmhurst College graduate, Randi Holt, inspired by her wild backyard. Ceramic works by local artist, Cecilia Dohra. Both are members of the Elmhurst Artists' Guild. Meet the artists at the opening reception Feb 2, 2018, 7 - 9pm, free to the public.
February 1, 2018, 8:00 PM - February 3, 2018
On the eve of deer hunting season, Rueben Soady comes to a terrifying realization; he is about to become the oldest Soady man to have never bagged a buck! Fearing the lifelong shame of being branded "the buckless Yooper," Reuben calls upon his Ojibwa wife's hunting rituals, bring along his reluctant father and brother. But, unexplainable things begin happening around the Soady Deer Camp, and it becomes clear that Reuben is in way over his head.
February 1, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Elmhurst Public Library
Depression is a real and treatable brain illness. It can be caused by many different life stressors and changes in brain chemistry. Come learn about the warning signs and symptoms of depression in teens and healthy ways to combat these symptoms. Open to teens, parents, school staff, members of spiritual community, and anyone influencing the life of teens. FREE. No registration required. Plan to arrive early due to parking. Questions email firstname.lastname@example.org