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Website: www.elmhurstartmuseum.org

Elmhurst Art Museum

The Elmhurst Art Museum is the cultural center of DuPage County, Illinois. Specializing in late 20th Century American Art, its award winning building was designed around the McCormick House, one of only three Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed homes built in the United States and the first such residence in the U.S. to be saved from possible demolition back in the mid-1990s

Permanent Collection

The Prints of Frederic Remington
Keith Achepohl: Journeys: Selections from 20 Years of Watercolors
Milagros: Ritual and Art
Outdoor Sculpture-"Rapt", Josh Garber


Transparent Watercolor Society of America’s 31st Annual Exhibition
March 10 – July 29, 2007
This exhibition showcases approximately 80 of the best contemporary watercolor paintings in the country. Attracting more than 900 entrants throughout the United States and Canada, the juried artwork varies widely in style and subject to give the exhibition a broad audience appeal. Several of the artists selected are from Illinois with others representing 19 of the fifty states.



Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 1:00 - 8:00
Thursday 10:00 - 4:00
Friday 1:00 - 4:00
Saturday 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday 1:00 - 4:00

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Journeys About Art and Architecture

Artventure is a fun way to expand your knowledge about art and architecture while meeting new people who have similar interests. Every journey begins at the Elmhurst Art Museum with coffee and conversation before departure. Four Artventure trips are offered annually with ticket prices including lunch, transportation and tour costs. Many destinations are determined by reviewing past participant surveys, so your comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Please call (630) 834.0202, ext.14 for more information about Artventure. Come join us for our next journey!

Artventure: Nearby Hidden Wonders
Friday, March 16, 2007
9:30am - 3:00pm
Join us for the day as we head to beautiful Riverside for a trip to one-of-a-kind Higgins Glass Studio where the owners, Louise and Jonathan Wimmer, will tell about Higgins history and evolution. Right next door, we’ll explore automobile aficionado Joe Gaberik’s workshop that houses an eclectic collection of early 1900’s automobiles, and other miscellaneous treasures. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious lunch at the well-known Chew Chew Café followed by a guided driving tour of the Riverside community whose form and function were specially designed by Frederick Law Olmsted to follow nature. Among the many unique homes that will be viewed are the Coonley Estate and the Tomek residence both designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Cost: $70 members/$75 non-members

Artventure: A Taste of Milwaukee Art
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
8:00am - 5:00pm
Bring your walking shoes and enthusiasm as we travel to Milwaukee for the day! This much-anticipated trip will include a tour of the Milwauk...+ [ Read all ]