Discover what’s behind a painting, learn about the artists’ process and why our curator selected the art work in the exhibition. Tour Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House and learn the story behind one of three Mies houses in the United States. EAM’s guided group tours and projects engage and inspire your class, social club, business group or art-minded friends. Our education team tailors each tour to meet your group’s needs and objectives, whether educational, recreational or professional. Hands-on projects and coordinated tours between local museums can be arranged.

To book a group visit, choose from the following options below and complete this form

School Tours
Students and Children under 18  - $10/child (tour and activity), $6/child (tour only)

Provide an enriching learning experience with a field trip to EAM. Compelling exhibitions of contemporary art, modern architecture including one of only three Mies van der Rohe’s houses in the United States, access to Wilder Park and the ability to coordinate with other Elmhurst museums. 

Some groups may be eligible for free tour admission through the "Art is for Everyone" program. Learn more

Group Tours
Adults - $12/person, Seniors - $11/person

Customize a tour for your group focusing on the museum's current exhibition or the cornerstone of the museum's permanent collection, Mies van der Rohe's McCormick House (1952), one of only three houses in the world in Mies' modern style. To schedule a tour for adults or seniors complete this form

Troop Tours

$10/child (tour and activity), $6/child (tour only)

EAM’s Education Center will customize a tour of the current exhibitions with a cooresponding activity to fulfill your troops badge requirements. To schedule a tour complete this form

Customized Studio 
$40/person (additional fees may apply)

Perfect for an adult party, organization event.  Fee includes two hours in the Education Center studios with 1 ½ hours of art instruction and ½ hour for additional party activities. All supplies included. To schedule a customized studio email or call (630) 834-0202.

Outreach Programs

EAM’s outreach programs expand on the typical museum experience. Designed to serve specific populations EAM produces programs, activities, and mentorships that support the mission and concepts on display within EAM and the Mies van der Rohe McCormick House. Contact us for more information.

Art in the Schools

EAM’s education center creates thoughtful art projects for school students that support learning goals, curriculum, and school objectives. Please contact the EAM Director of Education to learn more about designing a project for your classroom. Contact us for more information.

To book a group visit please complete this form. For additional questions email or call (630) 834-0202.