Arts & Culture

Degas’ quote captures the essence of the arts - opening your heart and mind to creative expression, different perspectives, genuine interpretations of humanity, and imaginative worlds into which we can escape. If you ask anyone who lives in Chicago, they’ll tell you that the arts and culture scene is intrinsic to…

Ivan Albright – The Man Behind “The Picture of Dorian Gray”

[caption id="attachment_6974" align="alignleft" width="327"] Ivan Albright. Picture of Dorian Gray, 1943/44. Gift of Ivan Albright. © The Art Institute of Chicago.[/caption] “Ivan Albright painted this lurid portrait for the Oscar-winning movie adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 1891 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. In Wilde's tale, Dorian Gray commissions a portrait…

Urban Escapes

It’s well known that spending time outdoors has a positive effect on our health – physically and mentally. Whether seeking serenity or adventure, you will find your place of restoration in DuPage County, with nearly 500 miles of recreational trails, and a myriad of classes and excursions. DuPage is your…

Mother’s Day in DuPage

This Mother’s Day, we encourage you to celebrate Mom with the start of a new tradition! Give her the experience of Discovering DuPage like she has never done before! If brunch is normally your family go-to, here are alternate types of dining options to give your Mother a unique experience. [caption id="attachment_6814"…

Easter Weekend in DuPage is Hoppin’

[caption id="attachment_6722" align="aligncenter" width="745"] Wheaton Park District[/caption] Hop on over to DuPage County this Easter to make the most of your holiday weekend. From traditional and underwater egg hunts to breakfasts and brunches, there are activities for every family member to enjoy. [caption id="attachment_6721" align="alignleft" width="210"] Yorktown Center[/caption] March 1 - March 31…
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