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Images: Behind the scenes at the Lake County Discovery Museum

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  • Collections coordinator Diana Dretske works in the storage area of one of the collection rooms at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Collections coordinator Diana Dretske works in the storage area of one of the collection rooms at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Steve Furnett, left, and Justin Collins review the layout for the gallery for the exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Steve Furnett, left, and Justin Collins review the layout for the gallery for the exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Microphone used by Big Walter Horton is inspected by collections cataloger Corinne Court from the collection by "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Microphone used by Big Walter Horton is inspected by collections cataloger Corinne Court from the collection by "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Collections manager Steve Furnett works on a computer monitor to be used in the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Collections manager Steve Furnett works on a computer monitor to be used in the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Collections coordinator Diana Dretske works in the storage area of one of the collection rooms at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Collections coordinator Diana Dretske works in the storage area of one of the collection rooms at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Poster of Muddy Waters and picture of Chuck Berry from the collection of "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Poster of Muddy Waters and picture of Chuck Berry from the collection of "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Painter crew chief Michael Tylkowski paints a wall for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Painter crew chief Michael Tylkowski paints a wall for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • A board lists upcoming and proposed exhibits at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       A board lists upcoming and proposed exhibits at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Carpenter Jason Rundall works on the construction of the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Carpenter Jason Rundall works on the construction of the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Justin Collins shows a photograph of a keyboard he is trying to re-create in the workshop at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda. The keyboard will be used in the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul."

       Justin Collins shows a photograph of a keyboard he is trying to re-create in the workshop at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda. The keyboard will be used in the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul."
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Collections cataloger Corinne Court begins the process of condition reporting as she checks the collection by "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       Collections cataloger Corinne Court begins the process of condition reporting as she checks the collection by "Barrelhouse" Chuck Goering for the upcoming exhibit "The Blues: From the Heart & Soul" at the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       The Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       The Lake County Discovery Museum in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Justin Collins works on re-creating a speaker for a blues bar for the upcoming "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" Exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.

       Justin Collins works on re-creating a speaker for a blues bar for the upcoming "The Blues: From the Heart and Soul" Exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • In this file photo, exhibits director Justin Collins helps assemble replica of a civil war submarine as the Lake County Discovery Museum prepares for their new exhibit "Civil War High Tech".

      In this file photo, exhibits director Justin Collins helps assemble replica of a civil war submarine as the Lake County Discovery Museum prepares for their new exhibit "Civil War High Tech".
    Daily Herald file photo

  • The "Capture the Moment" exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs opened at the Lake County Discovery Museum. Here, Heather Johnson of Wauconda checks out some of the images.

      The "Capture the Moment" exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs opened at the Lake County Discovery Museum. Here, Heather Johnson of Wauconda checks out some of the images.
    DAILY HERALD FILE PHOTO

  • Prehistoric Lake County will open at the Lake County Discovery Museum on March 28.

      Prehistoric Lake County will open at the Lake County Discovery Museum on March 28.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Jacqueline Henry of Grayslake and her son Nick Abbene take in the Pulitzer Prize photos exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum.

      Jacqueline Henry of Grayslake and her son Nick Abbene take in the Pulitzer Prize photos exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Paul Valade Lake One of the many photos at the Walter Payton exhibit in memory of the former Chicago Bears great at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.

      Paul Valade Lake One of the many photos at the Walter Payton exhibit in memory of the former Chicago Bears great at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • "Moonrise Over Hernandez" sits on the floor as exhibition preparator Robin Hill hangs photographs by nature photographer Ansel Adams Tuesday at the Lake County Discovery Museum at Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

      "Moonrise Over Hernandez" sits on the floor as exhibition preparator Robin Hill hangs photographs by nature photographer Ansel Adams Tuesday at the Lake County Discovery Museum at Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Will Everett, 10, of Lake Bluff, watches as ants create tunnels in an elaborate ant farm during the Animal Architects exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum Wednesday at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.

      Will Everett, 10, of Lake Bluff, watches as ants create tunnels in an elaborate ant farm during the Animal Architects exhibit at the Lake County Discovery Museum Wednesday at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Fee Blackburn, right, and her husband, John, of Vernon Hills look at photos during the last day of the "Give Peace a Chance" exhibit Sunday at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda. The exhibit is based on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In for Peace protest in Montreal, Canada in 1969.

      Fee Blackburn, right, and her husband, John, of Vernon Hills look at photos during the last day of the "Give Peace a Chance" exhibit Sunday at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda. The exhibit is based on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In for Peace protest in Montreal, Canada in 1969.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Claudine Dahm discusses beavers and the structures that they inhabit during the Lake County Discovery Museum exhibit called "Animal Architects at Lakewood Forest Preserve.

      Claudine Dahm discusses beavers and the structures that they inhabit during the Lake County Discovery Museum exhibit called "Animal Architects at Lakewood Forest Preserve.
    Daily Herald file photo

 

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