Senior Morning Lecture Series

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Senior Morning Lecture Series

Join us for our bi-monthly free Senior Morning Lecture Series! This special educational program began more than 30 years ago at our predecessor museum, Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences.

Each Senior Morning Lecture features coffee, light treats and a 30-60 minute presentation on a current exhibition, Dome Planetarium show, educational Giant Screen Theater film or a special topic.Following the presentation, seniors are invited to see, free of charge, the corresponding exhibition, planetarium show or educational film featured in the presentation.

The Senior Morning Lecture Series takes place on the second Wednesday of every OTHER month and is free for seniors 60 and older. 

SCHEDULE 

  • 9:45 am: Doors Open
  • 10:00 am: Coffee & Treats
  • 10:30 am: 30-60 minute Program Starts

To learn more about Senior Free Days - click here

Registration is not necessary, but groups are encouraged to call ahead so that we will be prepared. Please call Gennifer Oden at 309.863.3016.

Peoria Riverfront Museum gratefully acknowledges our Senior Morning Lecture Series & Senior Free Days sponsor, Kim Blickenstaff.

UPCOMING LECTURE DATES & TOPICS

Wed, Mar 11 | Topic TBD

Wed, May 13 | "Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild"

This month our presentation will be a look at "Mangelson: A Life in the Wild." This will include free entry to the exhibition.

Wed, Jul 8 | "Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence"

This month our presentation will be featuring the new exhibition, "Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence."  This will include free entry to the exhibition.

Wed, Sep 9 | Planetarium show

This month our presentation will feature a new show in the Dome Planetarium.

Wed, Nov 11 | "Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked The World"

This month our presentation will be featuring our new exhibition, "Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World." This will include free entry to the exhibition.

Wed, Jan 13 | Giant Screen Theater educational film

This month we'll be seeing a film in the Giant Screen Theater - film TBD.

Senior programs events are open to seniors age 60 and over.