Arts & Culture

Elmhurst is a city rich with unique museums. Explore the Theatre Historical Society of America housed in the historic York Theatre and displaying photos, blueprints and artifacts. Discover the area’s rich history at the Elmhurst History Museum in downtown Elmhurst.

At the city's core, Wilder Park connects to Elmhurst's museum campus that includes the Elmhurst Art Museum with its McCormick House designed and built by Mies van der Rohe, the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art with extraordinary exhibitions of gems and gemstone carvings dating to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and an impressive public library.

In addition to the wonderful museums, Elmhurst has a wide range of performing arts including the incredible Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, GreenMan Theatre Troupe, Elmhurst Choral Union, Elmhurst Children's Theatre and Spirito Singers!

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra Performance