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August-September
  • 01
    01.August.Tuesday

    KDRMA Passport Program through Labor Day

    All day
    08.01.2017-10.17.2017

    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.

  • 26
    26.August.Saturday

    Soapstone Carving @ 2 p.m.

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    08.26.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    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

  • 16
    16.September.Saturday

    Marvels In Marble @ 2 p.m.

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    09.16.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    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.
    60 minutes
    Regular Museum Admission
    Museum Members Free
    Reservations Recommended

  • 23
    23.September.Saturday

    Rock and Mineral Identification @ 10:30 a.m.

    10:30 am-11:45 am
    09.23.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    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: educator@lizzadromuseum.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

     

  • 23
    23.September.Saturday

    Rockin' Jewelry for Kids @ 1:30 p.m.

    1:30 pm-2:45 pm
    09.23.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    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: educator@lizzadromuseum.org.

    All Classes 1:30 p.m., September 23
    Activity – Ages 8 to 16 years
    75 minutes
    $10.00 per person Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616