Waukegan Needs Ray Bradbury Museum, Biographer Says

City says project to honor author is in the worksWaukegan has two festivals, a park and a library conference room named after Ray Bradbury. But what the town still needs, according to the late author's biographer, is a Ray Bradbury museum.

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  • Chicago writing students get tour of Waukegan — 'the garden where Ray Bradbury grew'
    Weller and his group didn't stop there — they also paid a visit to the budding Ray Bradbury Experience Museum (RBEM), which will be located on north Genesee Street and has plans to open in time for the 100th anniversary of the late author’s birthday in ...
    05/4/2018 - 2:18 am | View Link
  • Museum dedicated to Ray Bradbury taking shape in Waukegan
    The Ray Bradbury Museum Committee has engaged Chicago Exhibit Productions, a top Chicago exhibit shop, to design and build a 3,500-square-foot experience museum dedicated to renowned author and Waukegan native Ray Bradbury. The Committee will open the ...
    12/20/2017 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • Waukegan's shuttered Carnegie library may reopen as Ray Bradbury museum
    It's been nearly 50 years since Carnegie Library on Sheridan Road ceased to function for its intended purpose, and nearly twice that span of time has passed since a young Ray ... Museum, saying "that is exactly what we want visitors to expect" from a ...
    12/2/2015 - 12:40 pm | View Link
  • Waukegan's fine arts fest celebrates Ray Bradbury
    The museum will present the following historical exhibits from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. • Civil War Exhibit • Lincoln Assassination Exhibit Jack Benny Center for the Arts• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special exhibit titled "Ray Bradbury: Live Forever!"
    05/29/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • Waukegan's landscape, values never left Bradbury
    and the fall sees the Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival. Bradbury is a fixture in Waukegan's Walk of Stars. The Waukegan History Museum recently hosted an exhibit tracing the city's influence on Bradbury's work. Wednesday night, the library was to host a ...
    06/8/2012 - 3:04 pm | View Link
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  • Ray Bradbury Park – Waukegan Park District
    Waukegan History Museum; Waukegan Skate Park; Waukegan’s Greg Petry SportsPark; Rentals. Park Use & Permit Information; Pavilion Rentals; Sports Field Rentals;
    06/14/2018 - 11:18 am | View Website
  • Waukegan Public Library
    Welcome to Waukegan Public Library. We offer a wide variety of books and other media, and various other services. Find something that interests you!
    06/13/2018 - 10:54 pm | View Website
  • Ray Bradbury Experience Museum | Waukegan, Illinois
    Share Your Experience “We’re all of the same family that exists throughout history to explain ourselves to one another,” said Ray Bradbury.
    06/12/2018 - 1:44 pm | View Website
  • The Ray Bradbury Waukegan Carnegie Library, Inc.
    The Ray Bradbury Waukegan Carnegie Library, Inc.’s goal is to celebrate the world famous author by renovating the landmarked Carnegie Library and establishing in it an exciting Bradbury experience center.
    06/11/2018 - 6:31 pm | View Website
  • Waukegan museum, statue to honor Ray Bradbury | Lake ...
    Long before Douglas Spalding bottled summer by gathering dandelions in Green Town, Illinois, in “Dandelion Wine,” Ray Bradbury roamed the streets of Waukegan, Illinois, falling in love with every aspect of the small Midwestern town.
    06/4/2018 - 2:51 pm | View Website
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