What's new at the museum

local legends: Franklin & Mark McMahon | October 24

We're thrilled to announce our 2015 Local Legends, Mark McMahon and his late father Franklin. Join us on October 24 for a captivating conversation between Mark McMahon and interviewer Bill Kurtis as they discuss the many pivotal historical moments that the McMahons have covered as artist-reporters. More...

take our market square survey

Next year is Market Square's 100th anniversary, and we'll be premiering a new exhibit to celebrate. We want to gather your memories and thoughts about Market Square to help us put together the exhibit. Take our brief, four-question survey.

Movie: Scots of Lake Forest | October 18

Encore showing! Due to popular demand, we are hosting another screening of the movie The Scots of Lake Forest, produced by the Illinois St. Andrew Society. Join us at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 18 at Gorton Community Center for this wonderful hour-long film. More...