Education - Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences

Through July 15, 1007

WOOD CARVINGS OF JOHN W. HYATT Known as a passionate fisherman, but not a hunter, Pekin native Hyatt produced an impressive number of wildlife wood carvings throughout his live in the early 20th century.



Through May 13, 2007

Trompe LÕOeil: the art of illusion

The art of trompe l'oeil has fooled the eye for centuries. In Roman days, the illusion of food droppings cleverly integrated into mosaic floor tiles was considered the first of this phenomenon. Throughout time, artists have worked in this visual idiom to challenge the eye. A trompe lÕoeil artist is a magician with paint.



Through July 1

ILLUSTRATIONS BY WINSLOW HOMER A selection of wood engravings by Winslow Homer from the collection of Dr. & Mrs. William Marshall.



Through November 11, 2007

COMMUNICATING IN CLAY: THE ELLIS COLLECTION OF ANNA POTTERY The Kirkpatrick brothersÕ 19th century pottery in Anna produced utilitarian wares for home and commercial use that differed little from other Illinois potteries. However, the many eccentric and humorous novelty items they made as a sideline assured the business of reputation in its own day and have sustained the interest of scholars and collectors in recent years.



May 23

SENIOR MORNING. Ann Schmitt, Associate Director of Education talks about some of her favorite works of art. Coffee at 10 a.m., lecture at 10:30. Free for seniors



May 26 - August 19, 2007

ONCE UPON A TIME: Knights, Castles & Common Folk

Take a trip back into time to see what life was like in Europe during the years 1000 to 1500 AD. Aspects of Medieval life, from monks and monasteries to the feudal system, architecture, games & pastimes and the crusades are explored in Once Upon A Time — with special focus on two of the enduring symbols of the age: the Cathedral and the armored knight.



May 31

PEDAL PEORIA – GRANDVIEW RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕs & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at Lakeview Museum east parking lot at 6 p.m. Highlights: Views from Grandview Drive & Prospect Rd., High Point Dr., Lindberg's airmail flight plaque.



June 1

STUDENT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION 3 – 5:30 p.m.. Students in high school or older are invited to be summer volunteers. For more information, call Cathy Tibbits at 686-7000 ext. 113.



June 12

ART CLUB 1-2 p.m. This art discussion group offers lively discussion on a wide range of art topics in a relaxed atmosphere. June 12 & July 10 topics to be announced. Registration not necessary, just drop in.



June 12 – August 12

MINDBALL Compete with another play by controlling a ball with just your brain waves. This engaging and appealing interactive will be accompanied by information on brain physiology, function and health, as well as on neuroscience and its applications.



June 14

PEDAL PEORIA – EAST PEORIA TRAIL & DON DU LAC RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at East Peoria ShopKo log at 6 p.m., Highlights: East Peoria Trail & views from Fond u Lac Drive.



June 16

PEDAL PEORIA - PRAIRIE TO PRAIRIE RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at Peoria Riverfront Visitor Center parking lot at 10 a.m. Highlights: two prairie restorations inside the city, Giant Oak Park, Whittier School Outdoor Science Classroom, plus selected historic sights on the riverfront , in Springdale Cemetery and historic homes.

GRANDVIEW GARAGE SALES TO BENEFIT THE MUSEUM Long-time museum supporters on Grandview Drive are organizing a Grandview Drive-area garage sale at homes along and near the ÒworldÕs most beautiful drive.Ó Several strategic homes will have sales areas, and proceeds go to the museum. Just look for the balloons and signs during the sale, Saturday, June 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you live in the area and would like to be involved, contact Tricia Potts at Lakeview Museum at 686-7000 ext. 120 or email tricia@lakeview-museum.org.



June 21

A MEDIEVAL REALITY CHECK; CASTLES, CUSTOMS AND COMMONERS 11 a.m. This joint presentation with the Peoria Public Library Lakeview branch for children in grades 3 through 7 will recall the not-so-romantic lives of knights, ladies, serfs and royalty during the golden days of yore. Games and refreshments will be provide. Call 497-2200 for more information. Free.



June 22

AMEREN SUMMER SERENADE 6 p.m. Banks & Shane. Food open at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free.



June 22-27

SUMMER BOOK SALE

MEMBERÕS ONLY PRE-SALE Friday, June 22 4-6 p.m. OPEN TO PUBLIC 6-8 p.m.

BEST SELECTION – OPEN TO PUBLIC Saturday, June 23 10-4 and Sunday, June 24, 12-5

50% OFF Monday, June 25 10-7

75% OFF Tuesday, June 26 10-7

$5 BAG SALE Wednesday, June 27 10-7



June 28

PEDAL PEORIA – SCULPTURE RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at Bradley University Quad at 6 p.m. Highlights: Public sculptures around Peoria, including Sonar Tide, Peace & Harvest, Mother Theresa, Ingersoll and various Riverfront Park sculptures by Preston Jackson.



June 30

MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL DAY Join us for more fun than any medieval peasant ever had in one day, including a trebuchet competition, costumes, knightly combat and demonstrations. Special guests will be from the Society for Creative Anachronism.



July 10

ART CLUB 1-2 p.m. This art discussion group offers lively discussion on a wide range of art topics in a relaxed atmosphere. July 10 topic to be announced. Registration not necessary, just drop in.



July 12

PEDAL PEORIA – HISTORY RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at the Peoria Riverfront Visitor Center parking lot at 6 p.m. Highlights: Peoria riverfront, Springdale Cemetery, Randolph-Roanoke-High St. homes, Giant Oak Park, Moss Ave. homes, Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wrong homes.



July 13

AMEREN SUMMER SERENADE 6 p.m. Illinois Central Jazz Train. Food open at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free.



July 16 – 20 & July 23-27

MUSEUM SUMMER CAMP



July 25

SENIOR MORNING Tour Once Upon a Time: Knights, Castles and Common Folk and learn about life in medieval times. Explore Scottish life in the Middle Ages; learn about the ancient art of Highland Dancing with the Celtic Cross Highland Dancers. Coffee at 10 a.m., lecture at 10:30. Free for seniors.



July 26

PEDAL PEORIA – SOFT SERVE RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at the corner of Lake & Knoxville at 6 p.m. Highlights: three classic soft serve ice cream stands, ending at LouÕs Drive-in.



August 2

PEDAL PEORIA – ERICÕS WEST PEORIA DELI RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at Loucks School parking lot at 6 p.m. Highlights: Pettengill-Morron house, West Peoria, Glen Oak Park, FedoraÕs Deli.



August 10

AMEREN SUMMER SERENADE 6 p.m. Neverly Brothers. Food open at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free.



August 10 -12

ANNUAL LAKEVIEW RUMMAGE SALE Browse through electronics to antiques, toys and more on sale to benefit the museum. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & noon – 5 p.m. Sunday.



August 12

PEDAL PEORIA – TOUR OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM, PLUS HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE HISTORY RIDE. Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at Lakeview Museum main entrance at 7 a.m. This 3½ hour, 24 mile ride will start at Lakeview MuseumÕs main entrance at 7 a.m. Highlights: tour the planets from Mercury to Saturn in LakeviewÕs Community Solar System.





August 16

PEDAL PEORIA – GARDEN RIDE Sponsored by the Illinois Valley WheelmÕn & Lakeview, rides are designed for the casual rider 13 – 15 miles average. Start at 6 p.m. Glen Oak ParkÕs Luthy Botanical Gardens. Highlights: selected city gardens.



August 24 – 26

FOURTH ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE Open Friday, Aug. 24 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 26 noon – 5 p.m.





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