Arts and entertainment calendar for Dec. 13
Updated: January 6, 2013 10:31AM
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 834-0202. www.elmhurstartmuseum.org. Dec. 21: Holiday Getaway, 9 a.m.-noon, children under 6 can create holiday decorations, visit with Santa and enjoy story time with holiday treats. Solstice Party, 5-8 p.m., with holiday treats, drinks and music of the season. Free.
“A Christmas Carol”
Presented through Dec. 22 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Performances are at 10 a.m., with certain performances at noon and 1 p.m. (call the box office for details). Performances every day except Dec. 13 and 16. Tickets are $12. Breakfast with Santa available at 11:30 a.m Dec. 15 and 22, with the performance at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Breakfast buffet package is $25; $22 for children 12 and under. Dinner with Santa available at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 19, with the performance at 7:30 p.m. Dinner buffet package is $35; $27 for children 12 and under. Call (630) 530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol”
Presented by Organic Theater Company at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Dec. 16 at North Central College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. $30; $20 students and seniors. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Riverside Township Radio Players present “Christmas for Carol” from Suspense and “Jack Buys Don Shoelaces for Christmas” from the Jack Benny Show at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at at the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside. The show includes the Riverside Township Community Band performing musical selections. Admission is free. Call Ellie Babka, (708) 442-8810.
“The Polar Express”
Free showing of the animated Christmas movie, “The Polar Express,” will be presented at 5 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave., Clarendon Hills. Children should wear their pajamas to enjoy this interactive event. Visit www.ccch.org.
The Winter Wonderettes
The holiday musical will be performed through Dec. 30 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $32-$42; dinner show packages available from $52. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit www.foxvalleyrep.org.
“Sounds of the Season”
Presented by The Agape Ringers handbell ensemble at 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst. The program includes Christmas favorites, as well as selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite,” featuring guest artists from Midwest Ballet Theatre. Tickets are $25; patron seats are $35. Visit www.agaperingers.org or call (309) 365-2910.
“Tis The Season”
The Lakeside Singers perform songs of the season in classical and pop styles, along with an audience sing-along, 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $30; $20 seniors and students; $10 children under 12. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu.
Lessons and Carols
Nazareth Academy’s Concert Choir and Progressions vocal jazz choir perform at 2 p.m. Dec. 16 in the school’s auditorium, 1209 W. Ogden, LaGrange Park. The program includes traditional Christmas songs and hymns, plus contemporary pieces. Admission is free. Call (708) 354-0061 or visit www.nazarethacademy.com.
The Singing Men of Oak Brook perform at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in Christ Church of Oak Brook, York Road and 31st Street. The concert includes Steinway duo-piano team Stephen Nielson and Ovid Young playing two-piano Christmas arrangements. $20; free for children 12 and under. Call (630) 968-6468 or visit www.thesingingmenob.org.
“Carols and Choirs”
CPC’s Chancel Choir and Bell Choir present a Christmas celebration of music and poetry at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at Community Presbyterian Church of Clarendon Hills, 39 N. Prospect Ave. Free. Call (630) 323-6522.
“Make the Yuletide Gay”
Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus presents its annual holiday production at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. $15-$35 with discounts for students and seniors. Visit www.cgmc.org.
A Ralph Covert Holiday
With the DuPage Symphony Orchestra, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 16 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $10; $8 children under 12. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit http://tickets.noctrl.edu.
“His Way for the Holidays”
Ron Hawking sings holiday music of Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. $50; lunch and dinner packages available from $65-$70. For reservations, call (630) 530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Christmas Time’s a Comin’”
The Oak Ridge Boys celebrate the holiday season at 8 p.m. Dec. 21 at North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. $45, $50, $60. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Breakfast with Santa
Held 9-11 a.m. Dec. 15 at Meadowbrook Manor, 339 S. 9th Ave., La Grange. Free, but reservations required. Call (708) 354-4660.
The Second City’s Dysfunctional Holiday Revue
Presented at 8 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21, at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $42. New Year’s Eve performance at 9 p.m. Dec. 31, $50. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
The Second City’s Dysfunctional Holiday Revue
Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 5 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 13-23, at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Rated R for adult language and themes. $35. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit www.paramountaurora.com.
“It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Show”
Presented at 8 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 15; and 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at Wheaton Drama, 111 N. Hale St., Wheaton. $10. Visit www.wheatondrama.org or call (630) 260-1820.
The Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main Street, St. Charles. (630) 962-7000. www.oshows.com. Dec. 14, 8 p.m.: Diamonds Christmas Show. $29-$59. Dec. 15, 8 p.m.: Clay Aiken Christmas Special. $39-$95.
Festival of Lights
Through Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily at Cosley Zoo, 1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton (lights come on at 3 p.m.). Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve the zoo will close at noon; Christmas Day the zoo remains closed all day. Free admission. Visit www.cosleyzoo.org or call (630) 665-5534.
The holiday lights festival will be held from 4-9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 15-16 and 22-23, plus the week of Dec. 26-31, at Brookfield Zoo, First Avenue and 31st Street, Brookfield. Activities include ice-carving demonstrations, a laser light show, singing to the animals, live music and entertainment, magic shows and more. Several animal exhibits will be open until 8 p.m. during Holiday Magic, and there will be a 6:30 p.m. Dolphin Show each evening of the event. On Dec. 31, families can join in an early countdown to the New Year at the Zoo Year’s Eve celebration, starting at 6 p.m. with holiday music, games and prizes. Holiday Magic activities are free (with the exception of rides and photo opportunities) with paid admission of $15; $10.50 for children ages 3-11 and seniors 65 and older. Children 2 and under are free. Car parking is $10. Visit www.CZS.org/events or call (708) 688-8000.
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle. www.mortonarb.org. (630) 968-0074. Dec. 15-16, 21-23, 9-11 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa in the Ginkgo Restaurant. All children 12 years or younger will receive a gift from Santa. $29 adults; $25 children ages 2-12. Dec. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.: Supper with Santa in the Ginkgo Restaurant, including holiday nature crafts and live music. $32 adults; $26 children ages 2-12. Dec. 30, 2-4 p.m.: 35th annual Hunt for the Yule Log. Participants receive a list of clues leading them to various parts of the Arboretum to find the Yule Log. Once found, join in a log-sawing celebration, bonfire, caroling by the Frozen Robins singers, and wassail. Free with admission of $12; $11 seniors; $9 children ages 2-17
“It’s A Wonderful Life”
Karolyn “Zuzu Bailey” Grimes hosts screenings of “It’s a Wonderful Life” Dec. 14-16 at Hollywood Blvd Cinema, 1001 W. 75th St., Woodridge, and Hollywood Palms Cinema, 352 S. Route 59, Naperville. Grimes will be available one hour before each show time to meet fans and sign autographs. Show times are 4 p.m. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday and 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Hollywood Blvd.; and noon, 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Hollywood Palms. Admission $8; $6 for children and matinee show times before 5:30 p.m. Visit www.atriptothemovies.com.
“Viennese Pops New Year’s Eve with a French Twist”
New Philharmonic Orchestra performs Viennese musical selections from Strauss and Stolz, as well as French orchestral pieces and arias featuring coloratura soprano Kiri Deonarine, 7 p.m. Dec. 31 at Dominican University’s Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest. $65; $63 seniors; $55 youth. Call (630) 942-4000.
New Year’s Eve singles party
Held 8 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Westin Hotel, 400 Park Blvd., Itasca. Featuring DJ and dancing in the Mahagony Ballroom, raffles, midnight champagne toast. $22; special room rates and dinner/room packages available. Call (847) 266-2706 or visit www.thunderbirdsingles.com.
Through Dec. 30 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Tickets: $34.90-$46.90. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit www.paramountaurora.com.
The series of one-act plays will be presented at 8 p.m. Dec. 14-15 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Cattell Theatre at the Theatre of Western Springs, 4384 Hampton Ave. Free-will donations at the door. Call (708) 246-3380 or visit www.theatreofwesternsprings.com.
“The Music Man”
Presented Jan. 16-Feb. 3 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Performances at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $34.90, $39.90, $46.90. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit www.paramountaurora.com.
“Singin’ in the Rain”
Through Jan. 13 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. The performance schedule is 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. $35-$46, with discounts available for students and senior citizens. Lunch and dinner theater packages available for $49.75-$68. Call (630) 530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
Presented by Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Jan. 17-Feb. 3 at the College of DuPage Building K Theater, on Fawell Boulevard west of Lambert Road, Glen Ellyn. Performances at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sundays. $25-$33. Call (630) 942-4000.
Presents its annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Soloists include Grammy Award-winning bass-baritone Eric Owens and Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. $40-$50. Visit www.chicagosinfonietta.org.
Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
“The Glorious Baroque,” 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst. The program includes works by Bach and Handel. $29; $27 seniors; $7 students. Call (630) 941-0202 or visit www.elmhurstsymphony.org.
6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. (708) 788-2118. www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com. Tuesdays, 9 p.m.: Open mic in the SideBar. Dec. 13, 8 p.m.: Exposure, featuring 9 Miles West, Wooden Rings and more (rock). $5. Dec. 14, 8 p.m.: Funkadesi’s 16th anniversary concert (world music). $20; $10 ages 12 and under. Dec. 15, 9 p.m.: Brave Combo Holiday Dance Party (rock/zydeco). $15. Dec. 16, 6 p.m.: Reunion Jazz Orchestra. $10; $5 for ages 17 and under. Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.: Rob Parton Big Band CD release show (jazz). $10; $5 for ages 17 and under. Dec. 20, 9 p.m.: Expo ’76 in the SideBar (rock). No cover. Dec. 21, 9 p.m.: NRBQ (rock). $20. Dec. 22, 9 p.m.: The Shams Band, plus Cole DeGenova and the People’s Republic, The Heard (rock). $10. Dec. 27, 8 p.m.: Country Night in Berwyn celebrates the holidays, $5. Dec. 29, 8 p.m.: Robbie Fulks Raps Up 2012 (roots/rock). $15. Jan. 5, 8 p.m.: Savoy Brown (blues). $25. Jan. 6, 6 p.m.: Chicago Grandstand Big Band (jazz). $10; $5 for ages 17 and under. Jan. 9, 8 p.m.: Chicago Singer Spotlight, $8. Jan. 12, 9 p.m.: Webb Wilder (rock). $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Jan. 13, 6 p.m.: Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners (jazz). $10; $5 for ages 17 and under. Jan. 13, 8 p.m.: John Fullbright in the SideBar (folk rock). $15. Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.: Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (jazz). $10; $5 ages 17 and under. Jan. 18, 9 p.m.: Rico Birthday Bash (world music). $10. Jan. 25, 9 p.m.: Marcia Ball (blues). $20. Feb. 1-2, 9 p.m.: C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band (zydeco). $15.
North Central College
Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. (630) 637-7469. www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. Jan. 4, 8 p.m.: “An Evening with Jazz Saxophonist Mitch Paliga.” $20; $15 students and seniors. Jan. 27, 6 p.m.: Cabaret duo Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael present “All in the Musical Family,” featuring the music of famous singing families, including The Carpenters, The Andrew Sisters, The Jacksons, The Judds, The Bee Gees, John and Bonnie Raitt and others. $30, $35.
North Central College
Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. (630) 637-7469. www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. Jan. 12, 8 p.m.: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn. $30, $40.
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. (630) 896-6666. www.paramountaurora.com. Dec. 31, 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.: Under the Streetlamp, featuring former “Jersey Boys” cast members singing doo-wop, Motown and oldies. The 10 p.m. show includes champagne toast and countdown. $55-$65.
Two Way Street Coffee House
1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove. (630) 969-9720. www.twowaystreet.org. Folk/Americana music at 8:15 p.m. Fridays for a $7 cover, unless noted otherwise. Dec. 14, 8 p.m.: Open mike. Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.: Sing-Arounds, $1. Dec. 21: Two Way Street Christmas Show. Dec. 22, 2-4 p.m.: Bluegrass Jams, $1. Dec. 27, 7-9:30 p.m.: Last Thursday Open Mike, for high school and college age students. Free. Dec. 28: Pete Norman’s Post-Christmas Blues Fest.
La Grange Art League Gallery and Studio
122 W. Calendar Ave., La Grange. (708) 352-3101. www.lagrangeartleague.org. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Through Dec. 29: Christmas in La Grange, a fine art and gift boutique, featuring handcrafted items by more than 60 artisans.
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 834-0202. www.elmhurstartmuseum.org. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; closed Sundays and Mondays. Admission: $7; $5 for students and senior citizens; free for children under 12 and members. Free admission on Fridays. Through Jan. 5: “No Rules: Contemporary Clay,” focusing on clay-based work of a nonfunctional nature and including recent and new work by an international group of 13 artists.
North Central College
Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. (630) 637-5375. Through Jan. 10: “Hear No Evil,” an exhibit by realist painter Larry Holmes. Jan. 13-March 7: Drawings, prints, sculpture and collage by local artist Laura Lein-Svencner Reception and artist’s talk, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 22.
North Central College
Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. (630) 637-5375. www.northcentralcollege.edu/show. Through Jan. 6: “In War,” mixed media artworks by military veterans who are are members of the Warrior Art Group. Jan. 11-March 24: “ReMaterialization/Relive Memory,” works by fiber installation artist Jan-Ru Wan. Artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 11.
AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
GreenMan Theatre Troupe
Holding auditions for “Smoking Gun,” a murder mystery musical, at 1 p.m. Dec. 16 and 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at in Asbury Hall at First United Methodist Church, 232 S. York, Elmhurst. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Actors who audition may be asked to sing a short song or chorus, but those who are particularly interested in a singing role should prepare a song. Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required. Production dates are Feb. 22-March 3. For character descriptions or more information, visit www.greenmantheatre.com.
Call for artists
Amdur Productions, an art festival production company, has issued its annual call for artists. Artists can apply online at www.amdurproductions.com. All applications must be received by midnight Jan. 11; late applications will be accepted through Jan. 18 for an additional processing fee. Festivals include: Barrington Art Festival, May 25-26; Promenade of Art Arlington Heights, June 8-9; The Art Center’s Festival of Fine Craft, Highland Park, June 22-23; Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival, Glencoe, July 5-7; Buffalo Grove Invitational Art Festival, July 13-14; North Shore Festival of Art, Skokie, July 27-28; Glencoe Festival of Art, Aug. 3-4; Art at the Glen Town Center, Glenview, Aug. 10-11; Lincolnshire Art Festival, Aug. 17-18; Port Clinton Art Festival, Highland Park, Aug. 24-25; Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival, Sept. 7-8; Highwood Last Call Starving Artist Art Fair, Sept. 21-22; The Inside Show, Highland Park, Nov. 22-24.
810 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge. Dec. 15, noon: Michael McWade of LaGrange will host a discussion and signing of his first book, The Reindeer Chronicles: The Green Scarf. Visit www.michaelmcwade.com.
“Theater Kids Preview”
An audition workshop, designed for ages 9-13, held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 26-28 at the Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center, 315 Chicago Ave. $75; $60 for Clarendon Hills residents. Advance registration at the Community Center required.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Offered Jan. 8-April 11 at Wheaton Drama’s Playhouse 111. Separate classes will be held for students in grades 1-5, grades 6-8 and high school. Topics include acting basics, scene study and cold reading for auditions. Registration is in progress. Visit www.wheatondrama.org/classes.
Zanies Comedy Club
Located at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. (630) 584-6342. www.zanies.com. Dec. 13-15: Lenny Schmidt. Dec. 19-22: Dobie Maxwell. Dec. 27-28: Tim Clue. Dec. 29: Fortune Feimster. Dec. 30: Hannibal Buress. Dec. 31: Michael Palascak.
8900 S. Archer Ave., Willow Springs. www.willowbrookballroom.com. (708) 839-1000. Dec. 14, 8 p.m.: Good Time Charley Singles Dance. Admission $6 before 8:15 p.m.; $8 after 8:15 p.m. Dec. 16 and 30, 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Ballroom dancing to music by The Teddy Lee Orchestra, $14. No jeans or gym shoes. Dec. 18, 7:30-10 p.m.: Country and western lessons and dance, $8. Dec. 19 and 26 and Jan. 2, 7:30-11 p.m.: Salsa lessons and dance, $10. No partner needed. Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m.: Christmas Swing Dance with The Flat Cats Band. $12; $10 students. Dec. 22, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m.: Salon Mexico with Los Cometas de Chicago. $25. For reservations, call (773) 364-0268. Dec. 23 and Jan. 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Ballroom dancing to music by The Steve Anthony Orchestra, $14. No jeans or gym shoes. Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve with live music by the Teddy Lee Orchestra. Dance package, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $35 per person in advance; $45 at the door. Dinner and dance packages available, featuring cocktail reception, multi-course dinner, and champagne toast at midnight. Jan. 4, 8 p.m.: Good Time Charley Singles Dance. $6 before 8:15 p.m.; $8 after 8:15 p.m. Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m.: Swing dancing with the Flat Cats Band. $12; $10 students.
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. (630) 896-6666. www.paramountaurora.com. Classic Movie Mondays film series — Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $1. Dec. 17: “Love Actually.” Dec. 24: “The Polar Express.”
Salt Creek Camera Club
Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Plymouth Place, 315 N. LaGrange Road, LaGrange Park. Members will showcase photos using corks as dominant feature of image. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Ron Remley, (708) 562-1164.
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. (630) 896-6666. www.paramountaurora.com. Jan. 4, 8 p.m.: “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It,” William Shatner’s one-man show. $65, $85.
Elmhurst Historical Museum
120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 833-1457. www.elmhursthistory.org. Admission is free. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Through Jan. 6: “Centuries of Progress: American World’s Fairs, 1853-1982.” Jan. 17, 1 p.m.: “It’s History: Traveling the Underground Railroad,” presented by Jeanne Angel, director of the Lombard Historical Society and a researcher and scholar on the Underground Railroad. Angel oversees operations at the Sheldon Peck House, a verified stop for slaves seeking freedom on their way north. Feb. 1-May 19: “On the Road to Glory: Fred Lorenzen.” The story of NASCAR legend and former Elmhurst resident Fred Lorenzen is presented through photos, artifacts, and race footage.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
220 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 833-1616. www.lizzadromuseum.org. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; closed Mondays. Admission: $4; $3 senior citizens; $2 students and teens; $1 for children ages 7-12; free for children under 7. Free admission on Fridays.Through December: “Florentine Mosaics.” The museum’s 50th anniversary celebration exhibit features contemporary and traditional styles of figural, landscape and floral pieces.