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February 2019

March 2019

Economy Shop Exhibit Opening Reception and Fashion Show

March 2, 2019 - 3:00pm5:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

In 1919, a group of Oak Park women decided to open the Economy Shop to raise funds for five local charitable organizations. Today the Economy Shop is a unique and indelible part of the community and continues to be an important resource for local charities.

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For the Love of Trains: Stories of Model Railroading

March 16, 2019 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Like so many baby boomers, Kevin Kell received a Lionel train set as a Christmas present when he was a young boy, but lost interest in trains when he entered high school. Then, in 1973, his wife gave him an HO train set for their first Christmas together, and the spark was rekindled. Her has been involved in model railroading ever since.

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Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America

March 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
Oak Park Public Library

Frank Lloyd Wright’s lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field’s famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the first half of the twentieth century.

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April 2019

Night At Your Museum and Gallery Talk

April 3, 2019 - 7:00pm8:30pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

This evening will include a gallery talk with Nancy Hines, director of the Economy Shop, discussing the new Economy Shop exhibit at OPRF Museum.

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