Events

  • Music Mondays Facebook LIVE | Mindy Watkins & Sam Wyman

    (General - Monday, April 6, 2020)

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    Music Mondays | LIVE SESSIONS on Facebook

    Mindy Watkins & Sam Wyman LIVE

    Mon, April 6, 5 pm

    Peoria Riverfront Museum's Facebook Page (@riverfrontmuseum)

    Join us for Music Mondays | LIVE SESSIONS on Peoria Riverfront Museum's Facebook page, as Peoria natives and accomplished guitar musicians Mindy Watkins and Sam Wyman come to your living room with a live concert!

    Post-concert videos will be posted on our YouTube channel in our "Music at the Museum | Year of the Guitar" playlist!

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  • Art Club | Apr - CANCELED

    (General - Tuesday, April 7, 2020)

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    APRIL ART CLUB IS CANCELED

    Art Club | Ken Hoffman

    Tue, Apr 7 | 1 pm

    Boardroom

    Art Club is a monthly meeting of people who love art. Each month we hear about a different artist or topic. We encourage artists to come talk about their own work, a style they love, or another artist they admire. Enjoy a casual discussion (with PowerPoint slides) accompanied by coffee and light treats. Participants are encouraged, though not required, to submit discussion suggestions of art that is related to the topic.

    Coffee and light treats are served. Please bring your own coffee cup!

    Free for Members & with General Admission.

    If you would like to present at Art Club on your own work, discuss an artist, a style, or an art movement, please email: hplacko@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

    For more info or upcoming dates - click here.

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  • Pub Night Under the Stars | Apollo 13 | CANCELED

    (General - Friday, April 17, 2020)

    Dome Underthe Stars Pub Night Apollo

    Pub Night Under the Stars | Apollo 13

    Sat, Apr 17 | 7-9 pm

    Planetarium

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the safe return of the crew of Apollo 13, while enjoying beer and Italian beef sliders in the dome! Two days into the flight of Apollo 13, an explosion crippled the spaceship, leaving the vehicle without its main engine. Learn how the crew and the tireless teams at NASA Flight Control overcame tremendous odds to return the Apollo 13 crew home safely to Earth. Plus, tour the night sky, and fly to the edge of space and back again. Enjoy Italian Beef Sliders in the Dome!

    Guests will receive 3 tokens, redeemable for up to 3 craft beers or soda, and Pulled Pork Sliders included in ticket price. Doors open at 6:50 pm. Please inquire for a vegetarian option at 309.863.3030.

    Ages 21+

    $30 Members l $36 Public

    Buy tickets online now - click here.
    Tickets & more info also available at the Museum or by phone: 309.686.7000.

    All supplies provided for programs unless otherwise noted. All paid programs require a minimum number of participants to run or will be cancelled two business days prior to the start date. Pre-registration required.

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  • Yom HaShoah | Holocaust Remembrance Day - MUSEUM EVENT CANCELED

    (General - Wednesday, April 22, 2020)

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    IN-PERSON EVENT AT MUSEUM CANCELED

    Yom HaShoah | Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Eric Blaustein, Holocaust Survivor
    Guest Speaker

    Born in Germany in 1926, Blaustein was 12 years old when German officers arrested thousands of Jews, including his father, and sent them to concentration camps.

    The date was November 9, 1938, a night that would become known as “Kristallnacht” or the Night of Broken Glass. Blaustein managed to avoid Nazi authorities until December 1944, but at 17 he was sent to Buchenwald.

    In the Camp, he assumed the identity of a dead Italian prisoner and was able to survive until American forces arrived.

    In Partnership with the Jewish Federation of Peoria & Peoria Holocaust Memorial.

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  • Space Family Night | Happy Birthday Hubble! | CANCELED

    (General - Friday, April 24, 2020)

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    Space Family Night | Happy Birthday Hubble!

    Fri, Apr 24 | 6 pm

    Dome Planetarium

    The Hubble Space Telescope was launched 30 years ago - come and celebrate its birthday in the planetarium! We'll look at and learn about Hubble's gorgeous pictures of planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies - as well as the new 30th anniversary picture that will be released to the public on this day. 

    Light refreshments will be provided.

    $2 Members | $8 Member Family (immediate family only)
    $5 Public | $12 Public Family (immediate family only)

    Buy tickets online now - click here.
    Tickets & more info also available at the Museum or by phone: 309.686.7000.

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  • Friday: Viva la Viva

    (Theater - From Friday, May 8, 2020 until Sunday, May 10, 2020)

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    Frida: Viva la Vida

    Fri, May 8 | 6 pm
    Sat, May 9 | 6 pm
    Sun, May 10 | 3 pm

    Giant Screen Theater

    The two sides of Frida Kahlo's spirit: on one side the revolutionary, pioneering artist of contemporary feminism and on the other, the human being, victim of her tortured body and a tormented relationship.

    Members: Adult $8.50, Senior $7.50, Child $6.50 | Public: Adult $10.50, Senior $9.50, Child $8.50

    Buy tickets online now - click here.
    Tickets & more info also available at the Museum or by phone: 309.686.7000.

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  • Summer Camp at the Museum!

    (General - From Monday, June 8, 2020 until Friday, August 7, 2020)

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    Summer Camp at the Museum

    Riverfront Museum Summer Camp 2020 is right around the corner, and you won't want to miss out on any of our SEVEN exciting weeks! Join us as we build bridges, explore the depths of the earth, travel to the farthest reaches of space, dabble in ooey-gooey science, refine our artistic sensibilities, create our own video games and much more!

    June 8-12 | "Creatures of Light" - Ready, Set, Glow!
    June 15-19 | Engineering Marvels, Now + Then
    June 22-26 | Game On!
    July 13-17 | Science of Pop Culture
    July 20-24 | Color Olympics
    July 27-31 | Curate Your Own Exhibit!
    August 3-7 | Forensic Science - The Verdict Is In! Teens Week!

    For more info & online registration - click here

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