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The Komechak Art Gallery will remain closed until further notice.
During this time, we invite you to celebrate with us as we introduce our new online educational tool:

Click Here and Visit Our Virtual Exhibitions at the Komechak

Take a moment, grab the beverage/snack of your choice,
and connect with us in a new, exciting and different way.

Our team will continue to work remotely,
adding to our new virtual programming platform, which, will allow
The Komechak the capability to provide our students and the community at-large,
an alternative way to access our exhibitions and the Benedictine University Art Collection.
Stay Safe. Stay Well. Stay at Home.

Current Exhibition

Our Current Exhibition Will be Presented

in Virtual Form

Watch This Space!

 


 


First Sunday Tea & Talk Logo

 
The First Sunday Tea & Talk Art Lecture Series features
noted lecturers on timely art related topics.
All lectures are held on the fifth floor of the Kindlon Hall of Learning 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
These events are open to the public, admission is free and refreshments are served.
   
      

Examples from the University Art Collection

 Irving Amen   -   "Woman with Menorah"
Kindlon Hall    -   Second Floor

Benedictine University Permanent Collection


 

Directions to the Komechak Art Gallery

Enter the Benedictine campus at the Main Entrance.
Turn Left and park in the south parking lot of the Kindlon Hall of Learning
or Park in the Parking Garage.
Enter Kindlon Hall via the south enterance and proceed pass the Artium Area.
Turn left and follow the red signs to the elevator and proceed to the fifth floor.
 
 

Visit Benedictine University and take 

The Art Walking Tour at Goodwin Hall of Business

 
 
The Art Walking Tour is located on the Second, Third and Fourth Floors
of Goodwin Hall of Business on the Main Campus in Lisle, IL
Pick-up a brochure for this self guided tour from any of the tour boxes
located by the Goodwin Auditorium Doors on the first floor
or you can findbrochures conveniently located
on floors 2, 3 and 4 to your right on the wall as you exit the elevators.
 

Everyone is Welcome at Benedictine University

We Invite You to Visit Our Campus and Attend Our Programs
Addmission to Our Exhibitions, Our Program Events
and the Goodwin Art Walking Tour is Free!

Komechak Art Gallery

Regular Hours

Monday- Friday:   10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturdays:            11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sundays:                                   Closed

 


 

About the 

Fr. Michael E. Komechak, OSB

Art Gallery

 

  Mission Statement

  The Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B. Art Gallery

  is dedicated to the stewardship of the vision of

  Fr. Michael Komechak for the preservation of and

  expansion of the Benedictine University Art Collection

  and is committed to being a hub facility for expansion

  of the arts at our institution and in our community at large.

 

  Vision Statement

  To develop a local and international reputation for expanding

  the view of art and culture, on our various campuses,

  in the local communities in which we exist, and throughout

  the Midwest, Southwest and Eastern Asia regions.

 

  This vision will be achieved by developing cohesive partnerships

  and by creating an atmosphere conducive to learning, creative

  articulation and critical thinking by providing educational,

  pedagogical and community opportunities through exposure to

  the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and educational

  outreach programs.


collection

 





Fr. Michael



engage - educate

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Teresa J. Parker
Curator
gaddis@ben.edu
630-829-1873

 


Cathy Gaddis
Office Assistant
gaddis@ben.edu
630-829-1873