COMING IN SUMMER 2023
The Bicycle: Two Wheels to Adventure
June 9 – September 17, 2023
Over the past 200 years, the bicycle has evolved into a vehicle that opens doors to new adventures and experiences for all ages. Learn about the many ways this 19th-century invention significantly impacted Chicagoland manufacturing, transportation, and infrastructure, and how the bicycle redefined an era of newfound leisure and independence. The story of the 'human-powered carriage' will be told through examples of iconic bicycles, artifacts, and timeless photographs. The exhibit will spotlight Elmhurst adventurer, educator, and World’s Most Traveled Man, J. Hart Rosdail
, by sharing artifacts and tales from his record-setting journey across the globe on his trusted bicycle, Jacqueline.