Arts In Action: In-person exhibit

Experience the  Arts in Action exhibit in-person.

The Arts in Action exhibit is a project developed by the DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum to investigate Black and Latino history in DeKalb County through historical research and a collaboration with contemporary artists. Nine visual artists and five poets were selected for the initial project. Their work will be presented through the themes of fear, exclusion, community, and hope.

The exhibit runs from May 21 through July 2, 2022

The Ellwood House Visitor Center hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 12:30 – 4:30pm

The exhibit is made possible by the generous support of the  DeKalb County Mental Health Board, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Healing Illinois, Illinois Humanities, and Northern Illinois University


May 21 2022 - Jul 02 2022


All Day


Ellwood House Visitor Center