Browse Through Our Past Events
Sneak Preview and Reception for Members & Donors. The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation invites all members and donors to a reception and exhibit preview of “Snoopy and the Red Baron.”Learn more about this event
Learn more about the event by downloading our Save the Date poster and clicking through to the official Elmhurst Beer Fest websiteLearn more about this event
Members and donors are invited to attend a Gallery Preview at 6 p.m. with light refreshments. A Public Lecture by Anna Rubbo at 7 p.m.Learn more about this event
EHF member/donor exclusive double play! Advance film screening & exhibit preview.
Disney’s upcoming film Million Dollar Arm and Elmhurst Historical Museum’s new exhibit Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars center on the great American past-time of baseball, and both share an “opening day” on Friday, May 16.
In its new summer exhibit, EHM hits it out of the park highlighting the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera. Learn more: www.elmhursthistory.org.Learn more about this event
Elmhurst Heritage Foundation members and donors are invited to a reception and gallery talk with exhibit partner Marten Stromberg. Join Stromberg in the Sandburg exhibit for a talk at 5:30 followed by refreshments and conversation in the Education Center prior to his public lecture.Learn more about this event
Marten Stromberg, exhibit writer of “Carl Sandburg in Elmhurst” and rare books curator at University of Illinois at Urbana, discusses his experience working on the exhibit and shares insights on Sandburgs life, passion, and body of work created during the era he lived and worked in Elmhurst.Learn more about this event
The Museum invites local veterans (who have served in any capacity) and their families for a special afternoon in their honor. Guided tours at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. will explore the “Our Lives, Our Stories” exhibit. Complimentary refreshments served in the Education Center.Learn more about this event
An elegant afternoon with former First Lady Jackie Onassis portrayed by Leslie Goddard. Traditional teas sandwiches, savory and sweet treats served.Learn more about this event
Celebrate the historic 2013 Rolling Stones tour and kick-off the new exhibit: Shutter to Think: The Rock & Roll Lens of Paul NatkinLearn more about this event