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Calendar of Events

  • 15
    15.October

    Metal Art Jewelry

    10:30 am-12:30 pm
    10.15.2022
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Degreed Metalsmith and Contemporary Jewelry Artist Venus Cramer teaches the art of simple metalworking. Learn techniques and work with various hand tools to create several “make and take” finished jewelry projects. Materials and tools provided.

    Workshop – 10:30 a.m – 2 hour session
    Ages 16 yrs. and up
    $30 per person – Museum Members $25
    Reservations Required – Register here

  • 29
    29.October

    Rock and Mineral ID Class

    10:30 am-11:45 am
    10.29.2022
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Geologist Sara Kurth teaches the techniques for rock and mineral identification. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhounds and scouts, this class completes the earth science badges for Cub and Boy Scouts. An optional kit is available for purchase, but not required for the class.

    Class – 10:30 a.m – 75 minutes
    Ages 8 yrs. and up
    $10 per person – Museum Members Free
    Optional Mineral ID kit is $10 at checkout
    Reservations Required – Register online here

Special Exhibit
On the Cutting Edge:
Contemporary Gemstone Sculpture

Featuring ten lapidary artists from the Americas representing gem carving trends in the 21st century.


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