Current Exhibits

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An Ever-Widening Circle: Elmhurst University at 150

September 24, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Celebrate Elmhurst University’s 150-year journey through a special sesquicentennial exhibit tracing the many ways the University has grown and changed — from its early beginnings as a German theological proseminary to today’s modern university. Experience a fascinating array of artifacts, photographs, personal accounts and video that tell stories of student life on campus, academics, faculty, sports teams and more.

View a Trailer: Watch a brief video about the exhibit on You Tube.

Sponsored by:
Community Bank of Elmhurst, Feze Roofing and Storino, Romello & Durkin Attorneys at Law
Location: First Floor Gallery



By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

Experience the history of Elmhurst through an innovative exhibit that takes visitors on a journey of discovery exploring how the city has changed and grown over the past 165+ years. The Museum’s entire second floor gallery is home to a state-of-the-art, engaging exhibit with many interactive displays, fascinating artifact towers, rare collection photos, and graphics that jump into motion. View a documentary on Elmhurst history in the mini-theatre. Check out the changing History Spotlight and a feature about the Glos Family and Glos Mansion in the 2nd floor hallway.
Find out more: View an Elmhurst Time Travelers program on You Tube where museum staff takes viewers on a tour of this award-winning exhibit.
Location: Second Floor Gallery

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst
Hours: SUN, TUES-FRI 1-5 p.m.; SAT 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Mondays) 
Admission: FREE