Get a Museum Pass
With Museum Adventure Pass, you can visit many Illinois museums for free or at a discounted rate! Stop at the Circulation Desk at any White Oak Branch to check out a pass using your White Oak Library District library card. Cardholders must be 18 years of age or older, reside in the White Oak Library District, and have a library card in good standing. Passes are first-come, first-served as we have a limited number of passes for each participating organization. Passes cannot be reserved or checked out by phone.
One Museum Adventure Pass may be checked out per household per seven days. The pass will expire seven days after the date printed on the pass. Passes are for one-time use and are not transferable. Your name will be printed on the pass, and you may be asked to show identification at the museum. The museum will collect the pass when you visit.
Visit the Museum Adventure Pass website or view their brochure for a list of participating museums and details on each cultural destination.
Admission offers vary per museum. We recommend contacting the museum regarding rules and restrictions prior to going.
Explore More Illinois offers free passes, discounted admission and other incentives from cultural attractions in Illinois, such as museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies and more.
Offers vary per attraction and from month to month. If admission to the museum is free, another special discount will be offered.
We've partnered with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to offer free tickets to their 2022–2023 season performances. White Oak Library District library cardholders in good standing can check out one concert pass redeemable for two tickets (student and/or adult) at the IPO box office. Simply stop by our Information Desk to pick up a concert pass today!
Please note: IPO kindly requests that a patron household reserve a pass no more than twice per concert season. Passes are first-come, first-served, while supplies last, and cannot be placed on hold.
New for Summer 2023, we are thrilled to offer a limited number of lawn tickets to concerts at Ravinia! Stop at the Circulation Desk at any White Oak Branch to check out a pass using your White Oak Library District library card. Cardholders must be 18 years of age or older, reside in the White Oak Library District, and have a library card in good standing. Passes are first-come, first-served as we have a limited number of passes for each concert. Passes cannot be reserved or checked out by phone.
Ravinia Festival®, North America's oldest music festival, stands today as its most musically diverse, presenting a large variety of different events throughout the summer. These concerts run the gamut from Yo-Yo Ma to John Legend to the annual summer residency of the nation's finest orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
The 36-acre park is nestled in a gently wooded area that makes it an enchanting place to experience music. Guests can bring their own picnics or eat at one of the park restaurants.
Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Tchaikovsky and Chicago Skyline with Marin Alsop and the CSO
Miriam Fried Plays the Brahms Concerto
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Meet the Mahlers: Gustav’s Fifth and Alma’s Songs with the CSO
2x Grammy Winner Sasha Cooke Returns to Ravinia!
Friday, July 21, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Gabriela Montero Plays Her Latin Concerto with the CSO
Music from Gabriela Ortiz and Roxanna Panufnik Led by Marin Alsop and Valentina Peleggi
Part of the Breaking Barriers Festival
Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Danish String Quartet
Bach Fugues to Nordic Fiddle Music
Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Powerful Thirds: Beethoven and Rachmaninoff with Marin Alsop and the CSO
Youngest-Ever Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Reprises His Winning Performance
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Jonathon Heyward Leads Rachmaninoff and Tania León with the CSO
Benjamin Beilman Plays Bruch
Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Heirloom: Jeffrey Kahane Plays Gabriel Kahane with the CSO
Teddy Abrams Conducts Prokofiev 5 and TJ Cole’s Megalopolis
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Soprano Ailyn Pérez and Pianist Kevin Murphy
A Homecoming Solo Concert with the Lyric and Met Opera Star
Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Alisa Weilerstein Plays the Elgar Concerto with the CSO
Joshua Weilerstein Conducts Shostakovich 5 and Still’s Poem for Orchestra
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Handel’s Water Music and James Ehnes with Music of the Baroque
Mozart’s Third Concerto and Bach’s First Brandenburg
Friday, September 8, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Childs/Reid/Wilson Combo with Kurt Elling
RSMI Jazz Directors Form a Quintet with Sara Caswell and Christian Euman