Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012

Presented by Elmhurst History Museum at Elmhurst History Museum, Elmhurst IL

Mar 29
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Apr 28
Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012

The hardworking American political poster first appeared in the 1844 presidential election, and it has attempted to catch both eyes and votes through the use of powerful visual language ever since. This national traveling exhibit showcases a variety of poster styles, design trends, and printing technologies that have been employed to create these powerful campaign messengers over a span of 168 years. Sign of the Times features 50 colorful, high-quality reproductions of the most exciting and

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ADMISSION INFO

General Admission

FREE (nominal fees for tours and select programs)

Contact: 630.833.1457

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 29, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 31, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 2, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Apr 3, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 4, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 5, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 6, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 7, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 9, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)

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Additional time info:

Closed Mondays and holidays including Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Elmhurst History Museum

120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126

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PARKING INFO

Free limited parking in museum lot

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Lift available to patrons in the rear of the building facing the parking lot

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