The Village of Elsah Museum announces the 2020 Annual Photography Exhibit.  Photographers, amateur and professional, are invited to make submissions to the exhibit and participate in the purchase prize portion of the exhibit.   


Opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 1 to 4 pm at the Museum on 26 LaSalle Street in Elsah.  The exhibit is open during Museum hours on Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 pm,  from April 4 to August 2, 2020.  


The theme for the 2020 exhibit is “My Favorite Window.”  The purpose of the exhibit is to celebrate and foster an appreciation of the beauty and unique qualities of Elsah.   Photographs will be for sale and photographers will retain all proceeds.  The purchase prizes will be judged by a professional artist who will be announced later.  


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Award photos used with permission of the photographers.  




Elsah Photography Workshop for Youth

Saturday, January 18, 2020

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Farley Music Hall, 37 Mill Street, Elsah, Illinois

The Village of Elsah Museum will provide a workshop for young photographers to learn about photography and participating in an exhibit. 


Last year, a Youth Section Prize was added to the Village of Elsah Museum’s popular annual photography exhibit.  This year’s theme is “My Favorite Window.”  The Youth Section of the exhibit is for young photographers between 12 and 18 years old.  The exhibit seeks to provide an opportunity to share and evaluate their work with their contemporaries.  

The workshop is limited to 20 participants.  To enroll for this free workshop, write to  If there are not 6 participants January 6, 2020, the workshop will be canceled.  For full details visit Elsah Photography Workshop. 

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