Meet Oak Park artist Alex Velazquez Brightbill and see her exhibit, In the Land of Barbie Dolls and Blonde Beauty Queens. A Mexican artist who immigrated to Chicago at age 10, she creates artwork that embodies the hybridity of growing up with two cultural experiences.
Parents and college-bound high school students (sophomores through seniors) will learn important tips in this free presentation.
Learn about the upcoming Lyric Opera production of The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from veteran Lyric Opera lecturer Carla Thorpe.
Listen to music and hear behind-the-scenes stories from veteran Lyric Opera lecturer Carla Thorpe.
The Illinois Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies meeting with focus on the Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, IL
Artist Marcos Flores is an Oak Park resident who was born in Peru, traveled around the world with the Greek Merchant Marines, married a French woman, and lived in France for 20 years. A self-taught artist, he was inspired by visiting museums, public libraries, and art shows in Paris.
The reception is free and open to the public.
This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.
July's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research.
Bid Pre-Submission Meeting