A Peoria Park District Facility

Celebrate Peoria: Kilts to Kimonos

September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

What we wear and why can say so much about who we are. Explore cultural and religious fashions worn by the people in the greater Peoria area. Try on clothes like a sari or hijab, enjoy a multicultural fashion show, and more!

Activities are free with museum admission or membership.


12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Henna tattoos/mehndi in Hay Loft, 3rd floor


12:00 PM – 3:00 pm

Trash to Treasure accessory making in Real Tools, 2nd floor

Design a fashion doll in Art Room,  1st floor

Clothing displays: yarmulkes, saris, and Mexican clothing in Art Room, 1st floor

Islamic and Hindu clothing try-on next to Theater, 1st floor

Chinese traditional theater costume photo booth in front of Butterfly Wall, 1st floor


1:30 PM

Multicultural fashion show in JULEP Room, 1st floor


2:30 PM

Hats of Faith and What We Wear story time in JULEP Room, 1st Floor

3:00 PM

Islamic Clothing Talk and Q&A in JULEP Room, 1st Floor


Celebrate Peoria is an event series that explores and celebrates the cultural and religious diversity of Peoria and Central Illinois. All activities are planned in collaboration with community partners.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum