Past Exhibitions

David Wallace Haskins: Polarity

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

The exhibition by Chicago-based multi-media artist David Wallace Haskins will premiere multiple new projects including an interactive video work and large-scale light installation within the Museum galleries. Haskins will also premiere a site-specific installation in the Museum’s McCormick House designed by Mies van der Rohe, which is the second in a series of transformative architectural interventions. Read More ›

The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Over and over, the Chicago Imagists cast the figure in numerous roles, distorting it and layering it with metaphor and personal meaning. Outrageous, irreverent, humorous and inspired by popular culture, these works reflect highly original expressions of the human form. This exhibition features over 30 works from the internationally known Elmhurst College Art Collection, focused on artists working in Chicago between about 1950 and the present. Read More ›

McCormick House: 1952 – 1959

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

McCormick House: 1952 – 1959 curated by Robert Kleinschmidt and Ryan Monteleagre   In tandem with the artist intervention by David Wallace Haskins, half of the McCormick House was curated with classic 1950s furniture inspired by historical photographs of the residence of Robert Hall McCormick III and Isabella Gardner (1952-59). Read More ›

EAG Winter Member’s Show

December 2, 2018 - January 4, 2019

The Elmhurst Artists’ Guilds annual Winter Members Show will feature a wide variety of work from EAG members. An opening reception for the artists will take place on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00pm.Charlene Lee Freislinger, President of EAG, urges the community to support local artists this holiday season. “There’s a lot of new and exciting work from our members,” she says. “Most pieces are for sale. Think gift giving!” Read More ›

Yellow House Artists: Fall into Color

October 14 – November 30, 2018

Yellow House Artists' Fall Show “Fall into Color” will be on view at the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery and will feature paintings by 24 artists. Yellow House Artists is a group of oil pastel artists who promote both their art and the medium. The group originated with 17 oil pastel artists who had a gallery in a yellow house during the St. Charles Fine Art Show in 2007.  Now in its 10th year, the group has grown to include nearly 50 members who are interested in creating and showing their work as well as informing the public about the qualities of this little-known medium. Read More ›