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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

  • 03.27.2021 2:00 pm - 03.27.2021 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

  • 04.10.2021 1:30 pm - 04.10.2021 2:30 pm

    Children can make their own gemstone jewelry with the Rockin’ Jewelry kit and virtual class. Purchase your $15.00 kit online or in the Museum store. Learn to make a necklace, keychain and pin. Completes the Jewelry Badge for Girl Scouts.

    60 minute live virtual class with instructor
    Ages 8 yrs & up - Purchase your kit here and reserve your space here
    Rockin' Jewelry Kit: $15.00 - shipping or curbisde pick-up available

  • 04.24.2021 10:30 am - 04.24.2021 11:30 am

    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

  • 05.08.2021 2:00 pm - 05.08.2021 3:00 pm

    Science historians have been delving into original alchemical texts and are upending the view of alchemists as mere occultists or frauds. Many alchemists made systematic studies that prefigured what is now modern chemistry. Join Dr. Kathleen Martin as she explores the world of alchemy from a historical science perspective.

    60 minute live virtual program
    All Ages - Free Program
    Program will be on Zoom (password: lapidary)
    Zoom link will not be available until the program time
    Participants will not be admitted until 2 p.m.

  • 06.19.2021 10:30 am - 06.19.2021 11:30 am

    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

  • 06.19.2021 1:30 pm - 06.19.2021 2:30 pm

    Children can make their own gemstone jewelry with the Rockin’ Jewelry kit and virtual class. Purchase your $15.00 kit online or in the Museum store. Learn to make a necklace, keychain and pin. Completes the Jewelry Badge for Girl Scouts.

    60 minute live virtual class with instructor
    Ages 8 yrs & up - Purchase your kit here and reserve your space here
    Rockin' Jewelry Kit: $15.00 - shipping or curbisde pick-up available