Elmhurst Museum Day

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

FREE admission at all 3 Elmhurst Museums.

Join in the fun for the 22nd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities. Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit all three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments, and more. Limited complimentary parking available at each location and at City of Elmhurst parking decks.

Elmhurst Art Museum: Take part in a hands-on art project based on current exhibition, Rescuer of Once Loved Things: The Art of Donna Castellanos. Check out the galleries at one of the western suburb’s premiere destinations for modern art, architecture and design. Location: 150 Cottage Hill Ave. 

Elmhurst History Museum: Explore the Snoopy and the Red Baron exhibit, take a photo with Snoopy, and launch a paper airplane. Kids can get their faces painted with Peanuts themes and learn to draw a Peanuts character. The Checkerboard Radio Control Club will be on hand with model airplanes and a flight simulator to test flying skills. Enjoy complimentary lemonade and cookies.  Location: 120 E. Park Ave. Website: www.elmhursthistory.org

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art: Experience the museum’s fascinating collections of rare stones and precious gems, and make a rock critter to take home. Location: 220 Cottage Hill Ave.  Website: www.lizzadromuseum.org

More info: Call (630) 833-1457