Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m. Cost: FREE
Celebrate the 23rd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities worldwide. Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments and more. Activities include:
Elmhurst History Museum: Explore the new “Worlds of Wonder: Remembering Chicagoland’s Amusement Parks” exhibit inside the Glos Mansion and participate in amusement park-themed crafts and activities on the museum grounds (weather permitting). Complimentary face painting, lemonade, and cookies.
Elmhurst Art Museum: Participate in a hands-on art activity and view the exhibits “With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters” and “Luftwerk: Parallel Perspectives” in this award-winning contemporary art museum located in a rare residence designed by Mies van der Rohe.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art: Tour the museum’s expansive collection of jade carvings, gems, and more. See the “Rock Café,” an exhibit with three meals made of stone, and join a stone hunt to collect rocks, minerals and fossils to take home.
Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, elmhursthistory.org
Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, elmhurstartmuseum.org
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, lizzadromuseum.org
More info: elmhursthistory.org or 630-833-1457