Upcoming Events

GREAT NEWS-Special Announcement: Historic Graham-Ginestra House Reopening Celebration July 7 Ribbon Cutting 10 a.m.
Grand Opening continues Sat. July 8 noon-4 p.m. and Sun. July 9 2-4 p.m. Tours Weekly by appointment or Sundays 2-4 p.m.

Call the museum @ 815 962-7402 to learn more and volunteer to get on board for Volunteering Opportunities.  

New June-August Exhibit at Ethnic Heritage Museum:
League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford celebrates 95th Anniversary of Founding.

Visit this fine display of memorabilia and learn about the league and opportunities experienced by league members.
The LWV was founded by some of the most dedicated suffragists of the time, including Julia Lathrop and Kate O'Connor.
They were instrumental in passing the 19th ammendment and in founding the National League of Women Voters.  
Fri. July 21 LWV Evening Reception from 6-8 p.m. FREE at Ethnic Heritage Museum.     

New African Amercan Gallery Exhibit Opens Sun., August 13, 2017  2-4 p.m.                          
"History of African Americans in Cinema at Ethnic Heritage Museum"
Special Featured Opening 2:30 p.m. viewing of St. Louis Blues!! 

Italian Gallery "Wedding Traditions Exhibit" - Customs still celebrated today! See through mid November.

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, August 27, 2017 "Heritage Museum Park" including Ethnic Heritage Museum and Graham-Ginestra House Closed.

Visit the Ethnic Heritage Museum Booth at the Annual Midtown Ethnic Festival and Parade Noon - 6 p.m. See our ethnic items on display and learn about the re-opening tours of the 1857 Historic Graham-Ginestra House. Location of festival: 501 7th St. in Midtown.

Tues, September 5, 2017 "Zeke" Giorgi: A Pictoral Review 6-8 p.m. FREE Lockwood Gallery of Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 S. Main St. Rockford 61101.
Giorgi is the "Father of the Illinois Lottery" and did great service to Rockford as State Representative in Springfield, IL.
RSVP REQUIRED to Rep. Litesa Wallace office @ 815 987-7433. www.staterepwallace.com

Gallery Tours are Sundays from 2-4 p.m. at Ethnic Heritage Museum (EHM) 1129 S. Main St. Rockford, IL 61101.
Beginning Sunday, July 9 visitors may check in at EHM to arrange a Graham-Ginestra House tour as well! Admission: $8 individual, $15 Family at one site or for both sites.
Call 815 962-7402 to arrange Group Tours any other day .