Past Exhibits

Recent Temporary Exhibits presented at Elmhurst History Museum



2018 EXHIBITS
Hometown Holiday: It's a Wonderful Life in Elmhurst
November 16, 2018-January 6, 2019

Chicago Rink Rats: The Golden Age of Roller Skating
July 13-November 4, 2018

Snoopy & the Red Baron
March 23-Jun 17, 2018
From the Charles M. Schulz Museum

Freedom: A History of US
January 12-March 11, 2018
From the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History

2017 EXHIBITS 
Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died 

June 9 - December 31, 2017 

House & Home 
April 7 - May 25, 2017 
From the National Building Museum and Mid-America Arts Alliance

2016 EXHIBITS
In Her Own Right: Marion Mahony Griffin
October 7, 2016 - March 12, 2017

But Wait, There's More!
June 17 - September 18, 2016

Patios, Pools & the Invention of the American Backyard
March 19 - May 29, 2016
From  the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services

2015 EXHIBITS
Beer Chicago: The Refreshing History

September 18, 2015 - February 14, 2016

Pigskin Peanuts
June 12-August 9, 2015
From the Charles M. Schulz Museum 

Let Children Be Children: Lewis Wickes Hine's Crusade Against Child Labor

January 15 - April 4, 2015
From the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film

2014 EXHIBITS
Sox vs. Cubs: the Chicago Civil Wars
May 16 - September 28, 2014

2013 EXHIBITS
Carl Sandburg in Elmhurst
November 8, 2013 - April 19, 2014

Our Lives, Our Stories: America's Greatest Generation
August 30 - October 20, 2013
From ExhibitsUSA and the Mid-America Arts Alliance

Shutter to Think: The Rock & Roll Lens of Paul Natkin
May 31 - August 25, 2013

On the Road to Glory: Fred Lorenzen
February 1 - May 19, 2013
 
2012 EXHIBITS
Centuries of Progress: American World's Fairs, 1853-1982

October 26, 2012 - January 6, 2013
From ExhibitsUSA and the Mid-America Arts Alliance
Elmhurst Goes to the Fair
October 26, 2012 - April 21, 2013

Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America's Candy Capital
May 11 - September 30, 2012

Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living With the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965
January 24 - March 18, 2012
From ExhibitsUSA and the Mid-America Arts Alliance