Past Exhibitions

New American Paintings: Midwest Edition

May 21 - August 28, 2016

For the second year in a row, EAM is organizing the exhibition New American Paintings: Midwest Edition. Based on the acclaimed juried publication, an exhibition-in-print, this year’s version was selected by Kelly Schindler, associate curator at the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum, and features an equally diverse group of artists and practices from across the Midwest. Read More ›

Community Art Project: Paint by Numbers

May 21 - August 28, 2016

Participate in our newest community art project designed by Donna Castellanos related to the exhibition New American Paintings: Midwest Edition. Use window-cling paint dots to fill in the State Birds and Flowers from the Midwest or create your very own masterpiece to take home.   Read More ›

Playboy Architecture, 1953-1979

May 7 - August 28, 2016

Elmhurst Art Museum presents the U.S. debut of Playboy Architecture,1953-1979, featuring an extensive collection of photographs, films, architectural models and more from Playboy magazine’s inception in 1953 through the 1970s. Curated by Professor Beatriz Colomina and Pep Aviles in collaboration with the Ph.D. Read More ›

Elmhurst Artists' Guild Presents: "Red Wagon," Selections of work by Dave and Heather Pryor

May 23 - July 2, 2016

Husband-wife team Dave and Heather Pryor are collaborating in an exhibition of their collection of original and imaginative artwork. Entitled "Red Wagon," the exhibit is an eclectic assortment of stylized realism and graphic design, with a range in mediums including watercolor, acrylic, gouache, graphite, ink, digital and animation, according to the artists. The show contains themes from many of Dave and Heather's influences, including comics, movies, cartoons, children's books, games, and many animals, including bears and dogs. Read More ›