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EHF Announces 2017 Ruth Strand Poster Contest Winners

Students from ten Elmhurst schools participated in the contest, and members of the community voted to select the winners.

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L.W. Reedy and Elmhurst 255 Apartments Sponsor Latest Exhibit

EHF wishes to thank L.W. Reedy Real Estate and Elmhurst 255 Downtown Apartments for their sponsorship of the Elmhurst History Museum’s newest exhibit, “House & Home,” a traveling exhibit from the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and NEH on the Road.

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Chicago Tribune Reviews Elmhurst BeerFest ’16

“The second annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest exceeded expectations, both for its organizers and for visitors sampling beers and other offerings from 30 craft beverage producers, each of whom brought two or three of the products for tasting.”

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EHF Summer 2016 Newsletter

Read on to download our Summer 2016 newsletter.

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EHF Announces 2016 Ruth Strand Poster Contest Winners

Sponsored by the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation, the 2016 Ruth Strand Poster Contest invited second grade students to submit an original drawing depicting a scene from Elmhurst history.

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Museum Gets New Name

Changing from the name “Elmhurst Historical Museum” to “Elmhurst History Museum” may not seem like a big deal to most people, but to the staff at the newly renamed Elmhurst History Museum, it represents a new era in the Museum’s own history.

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EHF Receives Recognition from DuPage County Historical Society

On November 21, 2015, members of the EHF Board accepted an Award of Recognition from the DuPage County Historical Society for “significant contribution in collecting, preserving, promoting and sharing DuPage County history with their organization and community.”

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“By All Accounts” Exhibit Wins State Award

On September 25, 2015, the Elmhurst Historical Museum staff was honored to receive two prestigious awards from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) during the organization’s annual conference in Springfield.

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Latest Edition of “Heritage Connection” Newsletter

Read on to download our latest Heritage Connection newsletter.

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Foundation Board Member Sponsors Summer Programs @ EHM

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is proud to announce that the 2015 Summer Fun & Games at the Elmhurst Historical Museum is being sponsored by Jennifer and Dan Berg.  Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation.

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