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Pumpkin Palooza at DuPage Children’s Museum

Families are encouraged to come in costume and celebrate the colorful fall season during Pumpkin Palooza at DuPage Children’s Museum. This family-favorite event includes musical performances, unique creation stations, a touch-a-tractor, and more! • Scoop and squish in gooey pumpkin guts • Build a FrankenBuddy • Bring your own pumpkin to the DIY pumpkin makerspace • Pump up your hairdo…


Family Day Workshop

We invite you and  your family to participate in hands-on art activities inspired by our current exhibition. Free with museum admission or current membership


Museum Day

FREE admission at all 3 Elmhurst Museums. Join in the fun for the 23rd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities. Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit all three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments, and more. Limited complimentary parking available at each…


Art in Wilder Park

During this annual free event, the museum will host the D205 Student Art Exhibit and hands-on activities. See this show and stop by our booth in the juried show of fine arts, crafts and original creations of over 100 artists, activities for children, musical entertainment, and over 15 food vendors. Stop by the museum, or our tent to learn more…


D205 Student Art Exhibit

This pop-up exhibition will feature artwork by local students from District 205, will take place Saturday, May 4th – Sunday, May 5th. Admission is free this weekend so come enjoy the exhibition and visit the museum’s booth at Art in Wilder Park for an art activity.


Teen Design Competition

Drop off: 10 AM – 12 PM Reception: 3:30 PM In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, we invite area teens to submit their own architecture and design proposals. This juried competition will be on view at the museum, and will celebrate creative design of today’s young creatives. Designed objects in any 3D medium are welcome, the use…


Family Day Workshop

We invite you and  your family to participate in hands-on art activities inspired by the Bauhaus and our current exhibition. Free with museum admission or current membership


Teen Design Competition Workshop

Just as Bauhaus students were encouraged to use the materials and technologies of their day, teens will be introduced to a variety of methods to fabricate their creative designs in advance of the Teen Design Competition on April 13th. Design professionals will teach skills and provide advice on how to construct their projects. Teens interested in all media are encouraged…


Family Day Workshop

We invite you and your family to participate in hands-on art activities inspired by the Bauhaus and our current exhibition. Free with museum admission or current membership