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This is an online only lecture. Once you have purchased your ticket online, you will be directed to join the lecture.

Location:1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

This is an online only lecture. Once you have purchased your ticket online, you will be directed to join the lecture.

Upcoming events

  • 02.06.2021 2:00 pm - 02.06.2021 3:00 pm

    Join Geologist, Sara Kurth to explore ancient creatures. Topics include how fossils are made, how scientists find them, and how to start your own fossil collection! Purchase your $20.00 fossil kit complete with 12 specimens from the Museum Shop online or in-store. Test your dinosaur knowledge at the end of the class with “Name that Dino!”

    60 minutes - Live virtual class with instructor
    Ages 8 yrs & up – Purchase your kit here and reserve your space here
    Dig Into Fossils Kit: $20.00 – shipping or curbisde pick-up available

  • 02.11.2021 2:00 pm - 02.11.2021 2:30 pm

    Intimate viewing is a crucial part of Chinese art appreciation. This virtual gallery tour explore various topics found within the art. Join our Asian Art Curator, Dr. Tongyun Yin, as she explores the Lizzadro Collection.

    Virtual Tour - 2 p.m. - 15-minute tour
    Students and Adults only - Free program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)
     or on Facebook Live

  • 02.13.2021 2:00 pm - 02.13.2021 3:00 pm

    Dr. Tongyun Yin examines the 19th c. jadeite and rosewood table screen. The lecture discusses the rich historical and literary traditions underlying the intricately carved images and text. Chinese folklore flower goddesses represent the months of the year.

    60 minute live virtual program
    Recommended for Students & Adults -Free Program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)

  • 02.20.2021 2:00 pm - 02.20.2021 3:00 pm

    Geologist, Sara Kurth teaches the techniques for rock and mineral identification. Purchase your 10 specimen $15.00 kit online or in the Museum store and join us from home to learn how to identify your rocks and minerals. Completes the earth science badges for Cub and Boy Scouts.

    60 minutes - Live virtual class with instructor
    Ages 8 yrs & up - Purchase your kit here and reserve your space here
    Rock and Mineral ID Kit: $15.00 shipping or curbisde pick-up available

  • 03.06.2021 2:00 pm - 03.06.2021 3:00 pm

    Dr. Tongyun Yin, presents the eighteen ivory Lohans carved in the 19th century. Learn the religious meanings represented by each figure and discuss how different cultural and artistic elements were incorporated into Chinese Buddhist art throughout history.

    60 minute live virtual program
    All Ages - Free Program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)

  • 03.11.2021 2:00 pm - 03.11.2021 2:30 pm

    Intimate viewing is a crucial part of Chinese art appreciation. This virtual gallery tour explore various topics found within the art. Join our Asian Art Curator, Dr. Tongyun Yin, as she explores the Lizzadro Collection.

    Virtual Tour - 2 p.m. - 15-minute tour
    Students and Adults only - Free program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)
     or on Facebook Live

  • 03.20.2021 2:00 pm - 03.20.2021 3:00 pm

    Jack Wittry, Collections Associate at the Field Museum and author of the Mazon Creek Fossil Flora and Fauna books, presents the Mazon Creek fossil shark nurseries and discusses the controversy surrounding this topic. His new book on Mazon Creek plants will be
    available for signing after the lecture.

    60 minutes - Virtual Lecture
    All Ages - Free program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)