The Dining Room

The museum is once again pleased to be collaborating with the Park District’s performing arts group, Big Deal Productions. This year’s theater production is A.R. Gurney’s Pulitzer nominated comedy, The Dining Room. The play centers around a single antique dining room furniture set and follows the lives of the families that own it over aContinue reading “The Dining Room”

The play’s the thing

We are delighted to partner with the park district’s Big Deal Productions for the first time ever to present a play based on Lois Lowry’s Number the Stars. This novel was chosen as a Newbery Medal winner in 1990 for its distinguished contribution to American children’s literature. For those unfamiliar with the story, it beginsContinue reading “The play’s the thing”

A sneek peak at coming attractions…

The museum is gearing up for new and exciting events coming very soon! We say goodbye to the “Is It Fresh?” truck farming exhibit next month but the vacated space will house THREE NEW EXHIBITS starting in December.  I don’t want to give too much away too early (after all, it wouldn’t be a sneakContinue reading “A sneek peak at coming attractions…”