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Gallery Talks - 220002

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Visit the Downers Grove Museum for a gallery talk on our current exhibit "Are We There Yet? Travels to and from Downers Grove". Each gallery talk includes a personal tour oft he exhibit and a brief presentation on a broader topic related to the exhibit. Light refreshments will be served.

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220002-03
Race & Tourism
06/20/2018 -06/20/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
W
18-99
$5.00/$8.00
Available
220002-04
Self-improvement Vacations
07/20/2018 -07/20/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
F
18-99
$5.00/$8.00

Underground Railroad Walk - 320010

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Spend the evening learning about the Underground Railroad from the perspective of the fugitive slaves who escaped to Canada and the Downers Grove residents who aided them. Participants will receive character cards and act out a simulated journey to freedom.

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320010-01
Underground Railroad Walk
06/14/2018 -06/14/2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Th
14-99
$5.00/$8.00

Main Street Scavenger Hunt - 320011

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Bring the whole family to discover the history of downtown Downers Grove! Using clues and historic photos, search for specific buildings to learn all about the stories and history hiding on Main Street. Fee is per family. Children must be accompanied by adults.

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320011-01
Main Street Scavenger Hunt
06/23/2018 -06/23/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sa
0-99
$10.00/$15.00

Dating Antiques - 320012

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Visit the Museum for an interactive presentation on dating and identifying antiques from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Participants will learn about different categories of antiques in each session and identify items from the Museum's collection.

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320012-01
Furniture & Decor
07/25/2018 -07/25/2018
10:30 am -11:30 am
W
18-99
$9.00/$14.00
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320012-02
Tools & Household Machines
08/18/2018 -08/18/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
18-99
$9.00/$14.00

Victorian Food - 320013

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Spend the evening learning about the meals that Victorians ate in the late 19th century and how they prepared and served them. Try your hand at preparing a few of Emma Blodgett's favorite recipes and sample Victorian treats.

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320013-01
Victorian Food
07/06/2018 -07/06/2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
F
14-99
$10.00/$15.00

Poetry Workshop - 320014

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Discover basic poetry styles from the 19th and 20th centuries, and try your hand at writing poetry inspired by the Blodgett's distant cousin Emily Dickinson.

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320014-01
Poetry Workshop
08/03/2018 -08/03/2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
F
14-99
$5.00/$8.00

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