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…

Special Olympics 50th Anniversary

As DuPage County celebrates its place as the healthiest destination in Illinois, it congratulates Special Olympics on its 50 years of transforming lives, building community, and unleashing the human spirit through the joy of sport. 50 years ago, Eunice Kennedy Shriver forever changed the opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities.…

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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