Captain America, 2018, Gouache. Artwork by Alex Ross
Special Event

Marvelocity Opening Reception

Friday, Jun 2nd, 2023
11:00 PM–2:00 AM
Registration required. Special admission price for non-members. Members are free.

Join us for the opening reception of Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross, celebrating one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books.

Advance registration required:
6pm entry - Members 7pm entry - Non-Members Not a member? Join or renew today

Dress code: Superhero costume optional

One of the must-see events of the summer, the exhibition features over 50 pieces of original artwork by Alex Ross, including gouache paintings, sketches, life-sized head busts, and more from his artistic and professional career. The exhibition presents artwork from his retrospective book, Marvelocity, showing how Ross developed into a renowned illustrator, from his childhood drawings to preliminary sketches, sophisticated paintings and three-dimensional head busts of characters across the Marvel Universe.

Opening reception sponsored by Classic Cinemas

Marvelocity Presenting sponsor Explore Elmhurst. Additional support from DuPage Foundation, Discover DuPage, and the Illinois Office of Tourism.

The exhibition was developed by the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County, Illinois.