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A Love Supreme, design by Rachel Fratt
Jan19
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Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Elmhurst Art Museum pairs programs with Norman Teague’s A Love Supreme


The Elmhurst Art Museum announces programs for A Love Supreme, a solo exhibition by Norman Teague inspired by legendary jazz musician John Coltrane, with an adjoining group exhibition in the Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House featuring over 30 Chicago-based BIPOC artists titled A Love Supreme: McCormick House Reimagined. Teague uses Coltrane’s album “A Love Supreme” as a cultural touchstone to consider design influences from his life-long home in Chicago, exploring how the power of bold improvisational jazz and unapologetic Black aesthetics have expanded the minds and inspired creative communities of color. Celebrating BIPOC designers and a variety of cultural influences in Chicago at a time when the country is reckoning with representation across industries and disciplines, A Love Supreme takes place at the Elmhurst Art Museum from January 20 to April 28, 2024.

ABOUT THE ELMHURST ART MUSEUM
The Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue in Elmhurst (IL), 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or public transportation (Metra). On the museum’s campus is the McCormick House, a single-family home designed in 1952 by Mies van der Rohe, one of the great architects of the 20th Century. The McCormick House is one of only three residences designed and built by Mies in the United States – and one of only two open to the public.
The Museum is open Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Regular admission prices are $18 for adults (ages 18+), $15 for seniors, $10 for students, and $5 for children. For more information, please call 630.834.0202 or visit elmhurstartmuseum.org.

Public Program:

A Love Supreme Opening Celebration
Friday, January 19, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Free to members. Non-member tickets $9-$23, online registration encouraged
The Elmhurst Art Museum celebrates the opening of A Love Supreme, a solo exhibition by Norman Teague inspired by legendary jazz musician John Coltrane, and the adjoining installation in Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House by Chicago-based BIPOC designers, A Love Supreme: McCormick House Reimagined. The opening celebration features a meet and greet with the artists, plus light bites, live music, signature jazz cocktails, and special performances by Elmhurst University Jazz Combo and Chicago House music pioneer DJ Celeste Alexander.


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