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Glen Ellyn-Wheaton

The Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Community Associates was formed in 1964 and has a current membership exceeding 325 members.

Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Community Associates works closely with the Art Institute of Chicago to identify topics of interest for programs, trips, seminars, study groups, and extended tours, all focused on appreciation of the visual arts. The group offers extensive and diverse opportunities for its members to grow in the knowledge of art.

Members reside in the following zip codes: 60137, 60189, 60187, 60148, 60190, 60143, 60523, 60174, 60126, and 60532.

Unless otherwise noted, programs are for Community Associates members only.

For more information, e-mail CAcoordinator@artic.edu.


Calendar of Events

2017–2018

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Art of the Souvenir on the 18th Century Grand Tour

The Carlisle

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Asian Art

Village Links

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 

A Photographer’s Search for Joan of Arc

Loyola University Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, October 19, 2017

A Photographer’s Search for Joan of Arc

Loyola University Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Guest Artist Program

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 

Between São Paulo and Paris: Tarsila do Amaral

Art Institute of Chicago and University Club

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Art of Christmas at the White House

The Carlisle

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Something of Color and Imagination: Grant Wood: Storytelling and the Past’s Appeal in Depression-Era America

The Carlisle

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Mirroring the Past: China’s Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronze Collections

Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Celebrating Art & Music

Art Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Japanese Woodcuts

Cantigny Park

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Artistic Effects in Glorious Gardens

The Carlisle

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Japanese Influence on Gardens and Architecture in Rockford

Anderson Japanese Gardens and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Japanese Influence on Gardens and Architecture in Rockford

Anderson Japanese Gardens and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House