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September 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Check out the latest enhancements to this journey through Elmhurst history! Take a trip back in time via the tabletop map, featured in the Chicago Tribune’s “50 Museum Marvels” guide (July 2017). A new History Spotlight showcases a changing array of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection, and currently features objects from the Lindlahr Sanitarium in Elmhurst.
Elmhursthistory.org or (630) 833-1457
November 4, 2017 - November 18, 2017 @ Elmhurst College Barbara A. Kieft Accelerator ArtSpace
In 2014, Elmhurst College received a generous gift of eight important paintings from the estate of New York & Chicago-based painter Ellen Lanyon (1926-2013). Often identified with the Chicago Imagists, Lanyon’s Surrealist “dreamscapes” combine plants, animals and everyday objects into compositions that reflect her own private mythology. This exhibit is a onetime opportunity to view the entire body of work Lanyon bequeathed to the College. The public reception will feature a panel discussion.
November 5, 2017 - December 15, 2017 @ Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum
Invitational art exhibit sponsored by the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art, founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association. The CWCA is unique in its multi-disciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students and educators, museum professionals and galleries in the visual arts. Opening Reception Friday, Nov 10, 7-9pm.
November 11, 2017, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Inviting all Country Music Lovers, Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and LOVE Christian Clearinghouse supporters to this Veteran's Night celebration and charity fundraiser which benefits LOVE Christian Clearinghouse and our local Veteran's organizations, with great music, food and patriotic spirit for all. Enjoy this lively event featuring headliner and well-known Nashville recording artist, Darryl Worley, who is a great supporter of our military families and is well known for his post-911 hit song 'Have you Forgotten?’ He'll be joined by Chicago native and Nashville recording artist and singer/songwriter Andrew Salgado. Browse the silent auction items or participate in the live auction for wonderful collectible items such as autographed items personally donated by Darryl and Andrew. Enjoy the purchase of family friendly patriotic themed drinks with such great names as the '4th of July', 'American Beauty', 'The Dream', 'B-52' and 'Freedom'. Tasty food is on the line-up as well.
November 11, 2017, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
A formal military-style ball, showcasing military tradition and the Elmhurst American Legion THB Post 187. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, music and dancing as well as inspiring words from our featured speaker. Anyone purchasing a ticket is welcome.