Festival of the Trees Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Saturdays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hours:   Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm     Saturdays: 10:00 pm - 3:00 pm     
The Komechak Art Gallery is Closed on Sundays

 Upcoming Events 2017 - 2018

The Komechak Art Gallery is Open to the Public  -   Admission is Free  

Donations to the Komechak Art Gallery Accepted

Current Exhibition

First Annual Festival of the Trees

November 20 - December 22, 2017 

 Festival Hours
Monday - Friday:  10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturdays: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm   -  Closed on Sunday



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 signs to the elevator and proceed to the fifth floor.



 January 16 - February 28, 2018  Karl Grobl: Views from Cambodia and Vietnam

March 5 - April 14, 2018                       John Hitchcock: Printmaker & Activist

                      April 16 - April 30, 2018           BenU Student Art Exhibition
                      May 1 - May 12, 2018               BenU Senior Exhibition
                      June 1 - July 31, 2018             Highlights of the Permanent Collection



 Dan Czubak   -   "Crucifixion - Elevation"
Kindlon Hall - Lower Level

Benedictine University Permanent Collection

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

Benedictine University Permanent Collection

First Sunday Tea & Talk

  Sunday, February 4, 2018    
  Third Annual "For the Love of Chocolate"
  Victorian Valentines

  Teresa J. Parker

  Sunday, March 4, 2018          

  John Hitchcock: Printmaking & Activism



Art & Religion Lecture

  Monday, March 19, 2018

  "Sr. Thomasita Fessler: Artist Nun"

  Speaker:  Teresa J. Parker, Curator


Meet the Artist Reception

  Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  BenU Student Artists Exhibition


Sonntag Distinguished Scholar in Art

  Sunday, May 6, 2018

  Mary Quinlan, PhD
  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  "Art, Science and Iconoclasm During the

  Protestant Reformation"



Art Walking Tour at

Benedictine University

The tour is located on the
Second, Third and Fourth Floors.
Brochures for the tour are located by the

Goodwin Auditorium Doors on the first floor.









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Office of the Curator of Exhibitions and University Art Collections

Teresa J. Parker


Cathy Gaddis
Email: cgaddis@ben.edu

Phone: (630) 829-1873

Teresa J. Parker
Phone: (630) 829-6270