Past Exhibitions

The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection

May 14 - August 27, 2017

In 42 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and photographs selected from the more than 400 works in RBC Wealth Management’s collection, The Human Touch celebrates people, diversity, and the spectrum of contemporary human experience through exceptional works by renowned national and international contemporary artists including Kerry James Marshall, Nan Goldin, Dawoud Bey, Chuck Close, Carrie Mae Weems and Kehinde Wiley. Read More ›

Elmhurst Artists' Guild Presents, Spring Members' Show

April 2- May 12, 2017

Opening Reception:Friday April 7, 7-9 pmThe Winter Members' Show in the Elmhurst Artist Guild Gallery features the work by +50 active members all of which are local artists in the Chicagoland area. Admission to the EAG Gallery is free and open to the public during the museum's open hours. Exhibitions in the EAG Gallery rotate every 6 weeks, alternating between members' shows and solo exhibitions. Artworks in the gallery are available for purchase at the front desk for the duration of the exhibition. Read More ›

Kings & Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago

February 25, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Elmhurst Art Museum proudly presents the World Premiere of Kings & Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago, an examination of the intertwined histories of two of Chicago’s greatest exports: pinball and Imagist painting. Curated by Dan Nadel, this interactive exhibition invites guests to play pinball on Chicago-designed and built pinball machines from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s—including machines manufactured by Elmhurst's Gottlieb family—alongside paintings, sculptures and prints also made in Chicago in the same period. Read More ›

Art from Elmhurst College’s Jazz Festival

February 18 - April 30, 2017

One of the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival’s distinctive commemorative traditions is to commission an artist each year to design an album/CD cover. This year, as the College celebrates the 50th anniversary of its renowned Jazz Festival, the Elmhurst Art Museum will exhibit this collection of work plus the Festival’s large-scale performance banners, which depict such jazz greats as Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie. The exhibition will be accompanied by a jazz soundscape featuring highlights from the Festival. Read More ›

Elmhurst Artists' Guild Presents, Michael Klaus Schmidt: "Space and Sound"

February 24 - March 31, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday February 24, 7-9 pm  Read More ›