Exhibit digs into art museum's collection, explores local history
ELMHURST – When Staci Boris, Chief Curator of the Elmhurst Art Museum, dug into the museum's more than 30-year-old collection, she expected to find mid-century modern pieces given the museum's home in Mies van der Rohe's McCormick House.
But she discovered many surprises as well.
"Through these folk portraits from the 19th century that I'd never seen before … I learned something really important about the history of the area here," said Boris about a pair of portraits attributed to Sheldon Peck.
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