Category Archives: past exhibits

  • 2016 Illinois Association of Museum Awards

    Posted on December 1, 2016 by khs in past exhibits.

    This summer the Illinois Association of Museums conferred two Awards of Merit to the Kenilworth Historical Society. Our exhibit Focus on Violet Wyld and our annual Joseph Sears School Educational Program were recognized. Both honors were presented at the awards luncheon during the association’s annual conference on Thursday, September 29th in Oak Park. Directors and staff […]

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  • Violet Wyld Exhibit

    Posted on November 2, 2015 by khs in past exhibits, past news.

    Come visit our new exhibit, Focus on Violet Wyld.  

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  • Preservation and Process – Second Rotation

    Posted on August 13, 2015 by khs in past exhibits, past news.

    We’ve recently installed the second textile rotation in our Preservation and Process exhibit. These items were soiled in the flood last June and have recently been restored. The jacket, skirt, and blouse are all original Sears family clothing. Come check out the details at KHS.

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  • Preservation and Process: Preservation at the Kenilworth Historical Society

    Posted on March 26, 2015 by khs in past exhibits, past news.

    We are excited to announce the opening of our newest exhibit! Preservation and Process: Preservation at the Kenilworth Historical Society.  The mission of the Kenilworth Historical Society, is to preserve, collect and interpret local historical materials and make them available to the public. One of the most important aspects of the Society is preservation. Without historic […]

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