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June 1, 2018 - September 1, 2018 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Take an interactive journey through Elmhurst history. See the award-winning tabletop map filled with photos from various eras, and explore fascinating object towers on different themes, from businesses to community, and watch a video on Elmhurst history. Check out the latest History Spotlight, a rotating display of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection in the second floor hallway.
July 13, 2018 - November 4, 2018 @ Elmhurst History Museum
New original exhibit! Take a nostalgic trip to the glory days of roller skating to learn about the "rink rats"—the regulars at the legendary skating venues with names like The Elm, Arcadia, Riverview, Lombard, The Savoy, and others in the “Golden Era” of roller skating. Hear first-person accounts from skaters and view images and eclectic artifacts, from skating jackets and gear to competition medals, posters, and memorabilia. Inspired by the book by author and skater Tom Russo.
August 10, 2018 - November 10, 2018 @ Elmhurst College
Artist Jeanine Coupe Ryding is best known for her richly layered, inventive, and often monumental, woodcut prints. Her forms and color record her observations of nature and of daily life, described in her expressive gestural cutting into the wood block plate. Elmhurst College will present “Coda for the Day,” an exhibition of her work, beginning on Aug 15. Her exhibition comprises a selection of 15 large-scale relief prints, 11 artist books and eight collages from the last 10 years. The exhibition is curated by Doug Stapleton, associate curator of art at the Illinois State Museum. “I am thrilled to host this exhibition of Jeanine Coupe Ryding’s work curated by Doug Stapleton,” said Suellen Rocca, curator and director of exhibits at Elmhurst Collee. “Both the curator and artist will discuss the exhibition at the public reception, which should provide great insight into the work.” Ryding's prints and artist books are in museum and private collections throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan.
August 15, 2018 - November 10, 2018 @ Elmhurst College - Frick Center, Founders Lounge
This exhibition presents a selection of relief prints, artist books and collages from the last 10 years by Evanston artist Jeanine Coupe Ryding. Ryding is best known for her richly layered, inventive, and often monumental woodcut prints. Her forms and color record her observations of nature and of daily life, described in her expressive gestural cutting into the wood block plate.
August 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prarie Path and Spring Road
The Elmhurst Bicycle Club is sponsoring a slow bicycle ride for the whole family. The ride will begin with a brief bicycle safety talk and how to properly wear a bicycle helmet. You will then ride to downtown Elmhurst on low traffic roads as a group and then return to the start location. Helmets are required and must be worn to participate on the ride. Bring water. Rain cancels the ride.
August 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Elmhurst Public Library
Is your teen entering high school this Autumn? Learn what your Library has to offer as your student moves from the Kids’ Library to the 2nd floor and the Teen Space. Get info on essentials for any high school student: how to book study rooms, how to instantly download digital books and music, access online tutoring, and stream world language resources. Meet Teen Library staff and explore the amenities, programs, collections, and services open to your new or returning high schoolers!