McCormick House

Elmhurst Art Museum is adjacent to the McCormick House, a one-story home designed by pioneering modern architect Mies van der Rohe in 1952. The McCormick House is one of only three residences designed and built by Mies in the United States – and one of only two, the McCormick House and Farnsworth House, open to the public.

Enjoy spending time in this mid-20th century gem. Inspect the architectural details, experience the art and objects on display and learn discover the unlikely history of this exceptional structure.

To fully explore Mies’ vision and his impact on art and culture in the 20th and 21st centuries, EAM encourages conversations between past and present. The house serves as a stage for rotating exhibitions of mid-century modern design and contemporary art and inspires a variety of museum-wide programming.