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Winter 2020

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  • French Art Nouveau Jewelry: Nature Re-Imagined 1895-1914

    French Art Nouveau Jewelry: Nature Re-Imagined 1895-1914

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02.22.2020

    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    The style of art in France significantly changed with the opening of trade with Japan through the efforts of a Parisian art dealer. He changed the jeweler’s pallet, as well as the subject matter. Dorothy Mikuska’s presentation showcases works by Georges Fouquet, Louis
    Aucoc, Philip Wolfers, Lucien Galliard, and the premier jeweler of the Period,
    Rene Lalique.

    60 minutes – Youth to Adult
    Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

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  • The Odyssey of the Green Jade Pagoda

    The Odyssey of the Green Jade Pagoda

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02.29.2020

    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Acclaimed as “the  eighth wonder of the world” in the mid-1930’s, the Alter of the Green Jade Pagoda is not only an unparalleled example of sophisticated jade carving, but also a materialization of one man’s vision and creativity. Sharing its journey across two
    continents, this lecture by Museum Curator Dr. Tongyun Yin highlights the
    historical and artistic values of the Green Jade Pagoda.

    60 minutes – Youth to Adult
    Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

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    22.February

    French Art Nouveau Jewelry: Nature Re-Imagined 1895-1914

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02.22.2020
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    The style of art in France significantly changed with the opening of trade with Japan through the efforts of a Parisian art dealer. He changed the jeweler’s pallet, as well as the subject matter. Dorothy Mikuska’s presentation showcases works by Georges Fouquet, Louis
    Aucoc, Philip Wolfers, Lucien Galliard, and the premier jeweler of the Period,
    Rene Lalique.

    60 minutes – Youth to Adult
    Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

  • 29
    29.February

    The Odyssey of the Green Jade Pagoda

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02.29.2020
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Acclaimed as “the  eighth wonder of the world” in the mid-1930’s, the Alter of the Green Jade Pagoda is not only an unparalleled example of sophisticated jade carving, but also a materialization of one man’s vision and creativity. Sharing its journey across two
    continents, this lecture by Museum Curator Dr. Tongyun Yin highlights the
    historical and artistic values of the Green Jade Pagoda.

    60 minutes – Youth to Adult
    Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

Special Exhibit

                             

Continuing through June 20th

Upcoming Programs

February 8 @ 10:30 a.m:
Start Your Rockin’ Collection
(Ages 5 to 10 years)
$15.00 per person, Museum Members $5.00

February 8 @ 1:30 p.m:
Rockin’ Jewelry for Kids 
(Ages 8 to 16 years)
$15.00 per person, Museum Members $10

February 15 @ 10:30 a.m:
Rock and Mineral Identification Class 
(Ages 8 and up)
$10.00 per person, Museum Members Free

February 15 @ 2 p.m:
Shifting Chicago: A Tale of Ice and Water
Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

February 22 @ 2 p.m:
French Art Nouveau Jewelry: Nature Re-Imagined 1895-1914
Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

February 29 @ 2 p.m:
The Odyssey of the Green Jade Pagoda

Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

March 14 @ 10:30 a.m:
Rock and Mineral Identification Class 
(Ages 8 and up)
$10.00 per person, Museum Members Free

March 14 @ 2 p.m:
Sharks at Mazon Creek
Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

March 21 @ 10:30 a.m:
Rockin’ Jewelry for Kids 
(Ages 8 to 16 years)
$15.00 per person, Museum Members $10

March 21 @ 2 p.m:
All About Jade with Sakina Bharani
Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

March 28 @ 2 p.m:
Dino Discoveries
$5.00 per child; Adults Regular Museum Admission; Museum Members Free

April 4 from 9 a.m – 3 p.m:
Mazon Creek Fossil Trip
$50.00 per person; Museum Members $45.00

April 4 All Day
Smithsonian Museum Day
Free Admission with tickets from here.