Browse Through Our Past Events

Sandburg Exhibit – Member Reception

March 6, 2014 at Elmhurst History Museum – Education Center

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.

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Marten Stromberg Public Lecture: Sandburg in Elmhurst

March 6, 2014 at Elmhurst History Museum

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.

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An Afternoon For Veterans

September 25, 2013 at Elmhurst History Museum

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.

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Afternoon Tea With Jackie O

February 23, 2013 at Elmhurst History Museum

An elegant afternoon with former First Lady Jackie Onassis portrayed by Leslie Goddard. Traditional teas sandwiches, savory and sweet treats served.

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Rock & Stroll – Exhibit Preview

May 30, 2013 at Elmhurst History Museum

Celebrate the historic 2013 Rolling Stones tour and kick-off the new exhibit: Shutter to Think: The Rock & Roll Lens of Paul Natkin

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Elmhurst Heritage Foundation Gala – 2013

November 2, 2013

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation invites you to a Gala Celebration, part of the Visionary Voices Campaign. Proceeds will support the creation of a new History of Elmhurst exhibit for the Elmhurst Historical Museum.

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Churchville Schoolhouse: One Room, Many Lessons

September 13, 2012 at Churchville Schoolhouse

Guy Todnem – adjunct professor, author, and historian – shares testimonials and archive photos of one-room schoolhouses from days gone by.

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