Oak Park Area Association of Realtors organizes an annual holiday bazaar with proceeds benefiting Beyond Hunger, formerly Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry. Come shop for unique gifts from a variety of local vendors, including Oak Park River Forest Museum, at a new location - Hales Mansion.
Oak Park River Forest Museum will be closed in observance of Christmas. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 26.
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.