Creches III Exhibition
Open Thanksgiving Weekend
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours:
Saturday, November 26, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 26, 2016 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Regular Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturdays 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 23-25, 2016
Christmas Holiday: December 23, 2016 - January 3, 2017
Easter Holiday: April 14-16, 2017
Memorial Day: May 29, 2017
Exhibition Schedule 2016-2017
August 22 - October 1, 2016 Eleanor Spiess-Ferris "A Collection of Magical Realism"Meet the Artist: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm October 7 - November 12, 2016 Benedictine University Art Faculty BiennaleMeet the Artists: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm November 21 - December 23, 2016 - Third Annual Creche Exhibiton "Creches III: The Nativity" Michael Whalen Family CollectionChristmas Party: Sunday, December 4, 2016 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm January 17 - February 28, 2017 Bunky Echo Hawk and Joe Yazzie Contemporary Native American ArtistMeet the Artists: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm March 6 - April 15, 2017 Jack Fernadez "Second Nature"Meet the Artist: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm April 17 - 29, 2017 Benedictine Annual Student ExhibitionMeet the Artists: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm May 2 - July 30, 2017 Daniel Mitsui "A Modern Medievalist"First Sunday Tea & Talk Speaker: Sunday, May 7, 2017 Kindlon Hall - Fifth Floor 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Image: “Raccoon” – Oil
Location: Art Walking Tour: Birck Hall, 2nd Floor
Peter Darro (American, b.1917- ) Darro was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He is known for his commissioned portraits of Chicago’s politicians and their society elite, as well as exhibiting a passion for nature and wildlife. He is a member of the National Society of Insect Artists, and a member of the Illinois Audubon Society. His work is published in National Wildlife Magazine; he has won numerous awards and is included in several public collections. Benedictine University has a number of Darro’s wildlife paintings; one also includes St. Procopius Abbey in the painting.
American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
Cleveland Museum of Natural History,
Japan-Cine, Bell and Howell, Tokyo,
Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History
National Wildlife Federation
Now in the Komechak Art Gallery
Third Annual Creche Exhibition
November 21 - December 23, 2016
Collection of Michael Whalen
Past President of the Friends of the Creche Society
You have a standing invitation to the First Sunday Tea and Talk Art Lecture Series at the Komechak Art Gallery on the fifth floor of Kindlon Hall at Benedictine University. Enjoy the view from the fifth floor of Kindlon Hall while we connect with you through our art lecture series.
Over the academic year we offer a wide range of exciting, educating and enlightening gallery talks that highlight the artist of the current exhibition, feature presentations by local artists and lectures by our Benedictine University art faculty. First Sunday Tea and Talks are open to the public, admission is free and refreshments are served.
Get Connected to the Komechak Art Gallery!
Tea & Talk Schedule 2016 - 2017
Sunday, October 2, 2016
"The History of Icon Painting"
Sunday, November 6, 2016
"Vessels of Elegance: Japances Ceramics"
Art Historian, Asian Art
Sunday, December 4, 2016
"Creche III - The Nativity"
Friends of the Creche Society
Sunday, February 5, 2017
"Chocolate and Cupid's Arrow"
Teresa J. Parker
Komechak Art Gallery
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Women in the Arts
"The Influence of Zaha Hadid"
Lecturer to be Announced
Sunday, April 2, 2017
"Botany in Medieval Manuscripts"
Carol Jean Rogalski
Artist/Lecturer, Morton Arboretum
Sunday, May 7, 2017
"The Art of Daniel Mitsui"
Artist and Manuscript Illuminator