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Gallery Exhibits

Student worker making design on wall with tape.

Elgin Community College houses three fine arts galleries throughout the college and a permanent art collection displayed around campus. Parking and admission to all galleries are free. The college has been the fortunate recipient of several significant pieces of artwork and sculpture over the years. Find out more by contacting the gallery director.

Safety-Kleen Gallery One

As a premier exhibition space in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, Safety-Kleen Gallery One presents a diverse range of provocative work by international, national, and regional artists, such as Edward Burtynsky, Enrique Chagoya, Brian Dettmer, William Kentridge, Terry Evans, Zeke Berman, Barbara Crane, Tom Lowly, Diane Simpson, Jay Strommen, and Hubertus von der Goltz.

E. Max von Isser Gallery of Art

Featuring professional artists and student work in a variety of media.

Location: Between Building B and Building C  
Hours: Monday - Friday from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm 
Parking: Park in Lots A, B, and C (Green Lot) 

John R. Grady Gallery of Photographic Arts

Reflecting and exploring current trends in photographic image-making.

Location: Building H, Arts Center
Hours: Monday - Thursday from 3 to 7 pm, Friday from 9 am to 3 pm
Parking: Park in Lot H (red lot). Enter the college through the lobby of Building H.


Director of Art and Design

Building H, Room H106

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Admissions & Recruitment

Building B, Room B110
Fax: 847-608-5458

Live Chat

Monday through Thursday: 7:30 am to 7 pm
Fridays: Closed

*Bilingual Admissions Coordinator: 847-214-7689


Art Program