John Almquist Art Gallery

The John Almquist Gallery is a professional exhibition space on campus. Three shows are curated each year featuring the work of students, faculty, alumni and visiting artists. The gallery is a unique teaching tools that enhances our JK-12 visual art curriculum and strives to share a diverse selection of art forms. As a cultural force, the John Almquist Gallery broadens an individual's understanding of art and is an invitation to heighten students' global perspective.

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  • Rene Arceo

    The opening of René Arceo’s art exhibition was held on January 19 in the John Almquist Gallery at North Shore Country Day School.
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  • If These Walls Could Talk

    September 23, 2016 -- A visualization of the educational interactions within our walls. It's a snapshot of our students’ experiences and explorations as they wrestle with big questions and take pleasure in small moments.
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  • Exquisite Corpse: A Surprise Collaboration

    The Almquist Gallery presents "Exquisite Corpse," a collaborative game that traces its roots to the 20th century Parisian Surrealist Movement.
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  • Process 4

    February 1, 2016 -- The Almquist Gallery presents Process 4.
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  • Threads of Resistance : Chilean Arpilleras

    October 2, 2015 - The Almquist Gallery presents, "Threads of Resistance : Chilean Arpilleras," Marjorie Agosin's arpillera collection. 
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  • We Are Stars

    March 13, 2015 -- The Almquist Gallery presents "We Are Stars," curated by Lower School Art Teacher Montserrat Alsina, highlights works by artists of Esperanza Community Services.
  • Art and the Prison State

    January 16, 2015 -- The Almquist Gallery presents "Art and the Prison State," highlighting local artists' responses and expressions of many pertinent questions surrounding our nation's prison-industrial complex.
  • Community Creatives

    October 10, 2014 -- The Almquist Gallery presents "Community Creatives," a celebration of imaginative objects crafted by North Shore Country Day School faculty & staff.
  • Reclaimed Realities

    March 14, 2014 -- The Almquist Gallery presents the art exhibit opening "Reclaimed Realities" featuring works by Marci Rubin and Betsy van Die.
  • SPATIAL intimacy

    January 17, 2014 -- The Almquist Gallery hosted the art exhibit opening "Spatial Intimacy" by Chicago artists Veronica Bruce and Madison Zalopany.
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  • Little Mirrors

    October 4, 2013 -- The Almquist Gallery hosted the art exhibit opening "Little Mirrors: Collages and visual narratives" featuring works of Julie Nauman-Mikulski.
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  • Student Mail Art

    April 26, 2013 -- The Almquist Gallery hosted the art exhibit opening "SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: Student Mail Art @60093," featuring the work of Middle and Upper Students.
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  • Inward Out

    January 18, 2013 -- The Almquist Gallery hosted the art exhibit opening "Inward Out," featuring the work of Linda Robinson Gordon and Keith Sklar.
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  • DanO: A Retrospective

    September 14, 2012 -- The Almquist Gallery hosted the art exhibit opening "DanO: A Retrospective of Illustration."
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  • ART AJAR

    March 16, 2012 -- Calling all artists! Enter by February 24 to be a part of the Art Ajar exhibit to benefit the Northfield Food Pantry.
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  • Chicago Types . . .

    January 13, 2012 -- The Almquist Gallery will host the art exhibit opening "Chicago Types: Modern, Traditional and Avant-Garde Typographic Design from The City That Works."
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  • Clockenspiel

    December 8, 2011 -- Creators purchased clockwork kits for $10 and were given one month to make a clock structure using found objects or original art. 
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  • Intersection

    September 23, 2011 -- Come to the "Intersection" Gallery Opening on September 23 from 5 - 8 p.m. 
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  • People and Places

    April 8, 2011 -- The Almquist Gallery will host an art opening for "People and Places" by Sandra Holubow and Judith Roth. The show will run through May 20.
  • Our Neighbors . . .

    January 11, 2011 -- The Almquist Gallery will host an art opening for “Our Neighbors-Ourselves/Ourselves-Our Neighbors” by Bert Menco and Michelle Stone. The show will run through February 25.

Gallery Hours

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-3 or by appointment, 847.446.0674

Weekday gallery visitors are required to check-in at Reception in the Upper School.

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Upcoming Art Events

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