Programs and Events

Elmhurst Art Museum is both an international destination for Mies van
der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from
Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently
through the study of the art, architecture and design of our time
explored in the Museum’s year-round courses, public programs and
school outreach.


Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Day Workshop

We invite you and  your family to participate in hands-on art activities inspired by the Bauhaus and our current exhibition.

Free with museum admission or current membership

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 1:30pm

Lecture: “Bauhaus Translated : Transcultural Encounters with the Avant-garde school”

Dr. Regina Bittner will give a talk on the global impact of the Bauhaus. She is the Head of the Academy of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and responsible for the conception and teaching of the postgraduate programs for design, Bauhaus and architectural research. 

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Teen Design Competition

Drop off: 10 AM - 12 PM

Reception: 3:30 PM

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 1:30pm

McCormick House Tour with Claudia Weber

Tour the McCormick House with exhibiting artist Claudia Weber to learn about her site-specific projects including research about the 1952 prefab prototype, various changing installations including works by other artists, interactions with visitors, and more.

Free with museum admission or current membership

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

EAG Artist Talk | Judie Anderson

Join the Elmhurst Artist Guild for a free artist talk and watercolor demo by Judie Anderson. She spent the past four years painting the icons of her community, and last year she turned it into a very successful coloring book. Anderson is inviting you to do the same with yours.
Please enter through museum's Education Center doors located off the parking lot.