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ArtMuseumsWinter 2024

A Sound Inspiration

Music has, for centuries, inspired design across the spectrum of art creation. Have you ever thought about the kind of visual output the music of jazz legedn John Coltrane might inspire? Well, Norman Teague has, and his visionary exhibition on the subject is set to launch at the the Elmhurst Art Museum this January. Entitled A Love Supreme, this solo exhibition inspired byColtrane will accompnayan adjoining group exhibition in the famed Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House featuring over 30 Chicago-based artists who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). The companion show is entitled A Love Supreme: McCormick House Reimagined. 

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ArchitectureArtMuseumsWinter 2022

“Houses of Tomorrow” to Lead Elmhurst Art Museum’s 25th Anniversary Programming

Throughout the Elmhurst Art Museum’s 25th year anniversary effort to inspire its community, the museum will host a year-long celebration with a focus on the three major hallmarks of its mission: architecture (Spring), education (Summer), and art (Fall). Central to the Spring season is the new multimedia exhibition, Houses of Tomorrow: Solar Homes from Keck to Today. The exhibition is open February 5 through May 29, 2022 within the museum’s galleries, with an accompanying light-based installation by Chicago-based artist Jan Tichy within the museum’s historic McCormick House. 

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