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January 2020

"The Ghost of Cleopatra" Presentation

January 18, 2020 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

The Strange History of a Brilliant Woman and a Lost Statue

At the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a monumental statue and its sculptor drew both great acclaim and great disapproval. Many critics raved that the work was brilliant and hailed it as the most impressive sculpture in the show, but some thought it shocking and repellent.

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OPALGA+ Gallery Talk

January 25, 2020 - 2:00pm3:30pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Please join us at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 for a Gallery Discussion about the Proud Oak Parkers: OPALGA+ at 30 exhibit at Oak Park River Forest Museum, 129 Lake Street in Oak Park.

This will also launch the new publication, The Oak Park Lesbian and Gay Association: Stories from the History-Making First Decade.

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February 2020

Performance by Violin Duo "Syncronia"

February 13, 2020 - 7:30pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

The sweet sound of violins will bring OPRF Museum to life on Thursday Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. to kick off Valentine’s Day weekend.

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Framing History with Paul Hamer

February 15, 2020 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Most people have a piece of family history they like to proudly display in the living room or to pull out from a photo album to share with relatives or friends. These pieces of family history are treasured possessions and often need special handling and care if they are to survive for future generations.

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March 2020

"Ugly Prey" Presentation

March 21, 2020 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Join us as we welcome journalist and educator Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi to the museum to discuss her book, Ugly Prey: An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence that Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago.

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