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Elmhurst Art Museum

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There is a new curator here and it shows. Updated and different, strolling around here on a cold... read more

Reviewed yesterday
wrytr7
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Warrenville, Illinois
Good way to kill a couple hours

Elmhurst Art Museum is very near to the downtown shopping and dining area. We were looking for... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
emcray79
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday

There is a new curator here and it shows. Updated and different, strolling around here on a cold afternoon was a perfect choice!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Elmhurst Art Museum is very near to the downtown shopping and dining area. We were looking for something to do that wouldn't take the whole day and did not involve going into the city. The art installations were interesting, if a little modern for my...More

1  Thank emcray79
Reviewed 3 October 2018

they rotate in different artists and exhibits, almost all of the installations are more then worth the visit. If you live nearby, rotate the Art Museum (and others) in Elmhurst, into your routine. It's worth the 1-2 hours you will spend.

1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a very meager use of the words `art museum.' The unique McCormick house is what keeps this review from a one.

1  Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Tucked away in a Chicago suburb is one of Mies van der Rohe’s three family houses built in the United States (another is the more famous Farnsworth House, also in northern Illinois). No longer in its original location and attached to the Elmhurst Art Museum,...More

4  Thank NikaJunie
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is not a large museum, It does however offer art in the western suburbs, good to see if already in the western suburbs of chicago,

3  Thank 53Ruta_R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The museum changes every couple of months so it is worth return trips, although some of the exhibits are misses. Don't pass up the local artist gallery though! Exciting and challenging work can be seen there year-round.

1  Thank pja817
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were in Elmhurst visiting a friend and stopped by to check out this cool little attraction. It’s not worth a visit if you’re not in the area, but it is a neat little stop if you’re in town and it’s something to check out...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Elmhurst Art Museum is relatively small but always has really interesting exhibits. There is an original Mies van der Rohe home attached to the museum which is a fantastic look back into Mid Centruy Modern Architecture. Always worth a visit.

2  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

There is an interesting architectural story about the building. The current pinball machine exhibit is fun and it brings out the young people which is great. My impression is that there is alot of young art, which is refreshing. Don't miss the cube.

1  Thank Go2FunFood
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