Calendar of Events
KDRMA Passport Program through Labor Dayhttp://lizzadromuseum.org/event/passport-adventure-now-labor-day/
Summer is a great time to visit the museums in Kane and DuPage Counties. Designed for ages 4 to 12, each site has an activity for children to complete. The Summer Passport program begins on May 1st and ends on Labor Day.
Get your passport stamped during Museum hours.
Soapstone Carving @ 2 p.m.http://lizzadromuseum.org/event/soapstone-carving/
Lapidary Lorel Abrell teaches soapstone carving using simple tools and techniques. Learn the basics from design to final
polish. Take home a carving of your own creation. All materials are provided.
Activity – ages 9 yrs to Adult
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fee: $15.00 per person,
Museum Members $10.00
Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616
Marvels In Marble @ 2 p.m.http://lizzadromuseum.org/event/marvels-in-marble/
Discover Parchin Kari the art of colored stone inlay in marble. The Taj Mahal is India’s most exquisite example of stone intarsia. Sakina Bharani, gemologist and
Museum docent, presents the history and modern techniques of this fascinating form of lapidary art. See beautiful specimens on display at the program.
Lecture – Youth to Adult – 2 p.m.
Regular Museum Admission
Museum Members Free
Rock and Mineral Identification @ 10:30 a.m.http://lizzadromuseum.org/event/rock-mineral-identification-2/
Geologist Sara Kurth presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhounds, Boy & Girl Scout merit badges and Teachers Professional Development credit. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Scout groups require adult supervision.
10:30 a.m., September 23
75 minutes – Ages 8 yrs. to Adult
Fee: $5.00 per person, Museum Members $3.00
Reservations Required (630) 833-1616
Rockin' Jewelry for Kids @ 1:30 p.m.http://lizzadromuseum.org/event/rockin-jewelry-kids-2/
This beginner’s class allows children to make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler’s tools. Great for Girl Scout Jewelry Badge, parties of 10 or more are encouraged to schedule a private class. Email: email@example.com.
All Classes 1:30 p.m., September 23
Activity – Ages 8 to 16 years
$10.00 per person Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616