Throughout the 25th year of inspiring the Elmhurst Art Museum community, the museum is hosting a year-long celebration focusing on the three main characteristics of its mission: architecture (spring) , education (summer) and art (autumn), culminating in the fall season with the first solo exhibition in a museum by Pilsen-based street artist Sentrock, who seeks to uplift and empower people. young people through his murals and educational projects. The exhibition will feature new works by the rising artist who for the first time reveal the origin story of his distinctive character Bird City Saint, who appears in prominent murals in Chicago and other cities. Elmhurst Art Museum presents Sentrock is open from September 9, 2022 to January 15, 2023. Joseph Perez, better known as “Sentrock”, is a self-taught street artist who creates colorful large-scale public murals. He views street art as a gesture of compassion for his community and a powerful form of expression that encapsulates his Mexican-American background, upbringing, and history. The Museum is open Wednesday to Thursday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission takes place on the first Friday of each month. The Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 Cottage Hill Avenue. For more information, call 630.834.0202 or visit elmhurstartmuseum.org.