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  Events, ISM Springfield   

Brownbag Lectures: A Rare and Elusive Mammal: Franklin's Ground Squirrel in Central Illinois
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Tih-Fen Ting, Ph.D., Department of Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield

Distributed widely over the northern Great Plains, Franklin’s ground squirrel (Poliocitellus franklinii) has a range extending from the central United States to southern Canadian Plains. Find out more ...


First Friday Event: Art + Science of Craft Beer
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, April 04, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art + Science of Craft Beer
TGIF! Indulge your taste buds and your mind First Friday, April 4 at the Illinois State Museum as we explore the art and science of craft beer – and drink – in Illinois. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Sex, Survival and Subsistence: Mortality Patterns in the Past
ISM Research & Collections Center
Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Svenja Weise, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, will give a Special Brown Bag Presentation on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Noon, in the Special Programs Room at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center.

On average, women live longer than men today. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: The Echoes of Their Wings: The Life and Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Joel Greenberg, Research Associate at the Chicago Academy of Science's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Field Museum, Chicago, IL, and the author of A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction.

The passenger pigeon was unlike any other bird. It probably numbered in the billions, making it the most abundant bird in North America if not the world. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Our Lasting Legacy: The Dickson Mounds Collection
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Michael D. Wiant, Director, Dickson Mounds Museum

Find out more ...


ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM SPECIAL LECTURE
ISM Research & Collections Center
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Dr. Gary Haynes, Foundation Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada-Reno, will present "American Subsistance Choices During the Early Dispersal Era (a.k.a., Clovis and Proto-Clovis)."

Early Dispersal sites with adequate evidence about subsistence and diet during the period are widely scattered and cannot possibly be fair indications of a pan-continental Clovis-era "diet." Yet they do suggest a large-prey preference. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: What's the Buzz? Where are the Bees?
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bees play a vital part in our environment and they are disappearing. Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Our Earth
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, April 14, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Listen to stories about our special planet in honor of Earth Day.

Join us each month for a program designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Fragile Relations: Art + Nature + Environment
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Jane Stevens, Associate Curator & Gallery Administrator, Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery

Hear Jane Stevens, curator of the "Fragile Relations" exhibition, provide commentary on this exciting new exhibition at the Illinois State Museum. Find out more ...


Recycled Play Day!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Illinois State Museum invites you to come and play on Saturday, April 19 from 1:00 to 3:00PM in honor of Earth Day. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Travels in Tanzania: A travelogue of four Tanzanian National Parks
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Tracy Evans, ISM Research Associate in Zoology

Tracy Evans and her husband Andrzej Bartke recently went on a photo safari that included a three day wilderness hike. Find out more ...


Reuse & Rediscover
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Illinois State Museum invites you to come and play at “Reuse & Rediscover” on Saturday, April 26 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. Find out more ...


First Friday Fiesta
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, May 02, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Feel like there’s nowhere to DANCE when you get off work? Join us for a Latin-themed First Friday at the Illinois State Museum! Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Mimic the Master
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

What better way to learn about the great Masters of art than to recreate their work with some fun and easy twists? Just in time for Mother's Day, come make your own masterpiece to keep or give as a gift!

Bring the whole family to Super Saturdays at the State Museum! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Visiting the Museum
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

A trip to a museum is cause for excitement. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: Purging for Purity: Black Drink Ceremonialism at 12th Century Cahokia
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Dr. Thomas E. Emerson, Illinois State Archaeological Survey

Black Drink is one of many caffeine-containing beverages consumed by people around the world.  Made from the parched leaves and stems of the yaupon holly, it was drunk in formal and ceremonial contexts by native societies across the southeastern United States. Find out more ...


Summer Museum Passport Program
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, May 26, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

This program will run through August 17.

The Summer Museum Passport program is back! These fun search activities will help you look closer at the Museum’s exhibitions than you have before.

A new search will be available every two weeks. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Growing Up Wild: It's a Hoot — Explore the world of raptors, from the fastest animal, the falcon, to eagles and owls.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Growing Up Wild: It's a Hoot — Explore the world of raptors, from the fastest animal, the falcon, to eagles and owls.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Healthy You!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, June 09, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sometimes making healthy choices is hard. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus Flexes its Muscles — Join Ms. Frizzle and the gang for an exciting exploration through the Ralphiebot Robot to learn about bones, joints, and muscles.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus Flexes its Muscles — Join Ms. Frizzle and the gang for an exciting exploration through the Ralphiebot Robot to learn about bones, joints, and muscles.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


The Bone Zone Science Workshop
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

9:00 am to Noon
Grades (completed): 3-5
Early registration (by May 26): $35 members, $45 for non-members
Late registration (after May 26): $40 members, $50 for non-members
Register at bit.ly/bnzone3-5 by June 8

Explore skeletons of Illinois animals. Find out more ...


The Bone Zone Science Workshop
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grades (completed): 1-2
Early registration (by May 26): $35 members, $45 for non-members
Late registration (after May 26): $40 members, $50 for non-members
Register at bit.ly/bnzone1-2 by June 8

Explore skeletons of Illinois animals. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: On the Road Again! Capturing Travel Memories
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Traveling to new places is an exciting part of life! Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

  Events, ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans   

Gardening Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: Thom Whalen with curator Robert Sill
ISM Chicago Gallery
Friday, April 25, 2014, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thom Whalen with curator Robert Sill will present a Gallery Talk for the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.

Thom Whalen’s (Chatham IL) art has a glow like stained glass; a psychedelic, highly crafted world of writhing sensual forms stretched taught across the picture plane. Find out more ...


First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc.
ISM Chicago Gallery
Friday, May 02, 2014, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The ISM Chicago Gallery presents a special program.
The First Nations Film and Video Festival, 2014 Program Schedule
Friday, May 2, 2014

11am: Introduction from FNFVF Director
7 short films by Native American filmmakers

Free and open to the public.

Feature Film
1:00 pm "The Cherokee Word for Water", Film by Charlie Soap
Charlie Soap was Wilma Mankiller's husband and community development partner for more than 30 years, and a leader in the Bell Waterline project that inspired the film.

Soap and Mankiller worked to bring water to the rural, primarily, Cherokee community of Bell, OK. Find out more ...


Mother's Day Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 - Friday, May 09, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 20 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: Barbara Aubin with curator Jane Stevens
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Barbara Aubin with curator Jane Stevens will present a Gallery Talk for the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.

Barbara Aubin (Chicago IL) has created incredibly complex and beautiful visual landscapes for over four decades. Find out more ...


Father's Day Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: Julia Haw with curator John Lustig
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Julia Haw with curator John Lustig will present a Gallery Talk for the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.

Julia Haw's (Chicago IL) object based and figurative paintings and drawings are confrontations with the self, the psyche and the audience. Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: Guy Benson with curator Doug Stapleton
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Guy Benson with curator Doug Stapleton will present a Gallery Talk for the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.

Guy Benson (Evanston IL) paints symbols and shapes in ordered patterns that banter in a conspiracy between precise rendering and visual riot. Find out more ...


Jewelry & Fashion Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Audrey Ushenko: An Artist at Work
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, August 04, 2014 - Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Chicago artist, Audrey Ushenko, will be demonstrating her painting techniques in the James R. Thompson Building Atrium.
This is the third and final phase of her interactive project.
 
Over the past two years, Audrey Ushenko has been sketching the building and documenting the people who go through the building each day. Find out more ...


Fine Craft Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Fashion & Fibers Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Craft Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Home Decorating Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Friday, November 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 15 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Holiday Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Browse one-of-a-kind artwork by 20 Juried Illinois Artisans and find that special gift. Presented by the Illinois Artisans Program, the Art Sprees are a monthly chance to shop local and meet the artisans. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

  Events, Dickson Mounds   

Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mr. Richard L. Fishel, Senior Research Archaeologist, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, will present a talk titled: “Recent Investigations at a Probable 1820s Potawatomi Winter Homestead along the Spoon River” at the Wednesday, April 2, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, April 03, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "From Garbage to Art." The program will emphasize the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling garbage. Find out more ...


Museum Movie Matinee—The Indiana Jones Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, April 05, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Enjoy the Indiana Jones movies once a month on a Saturday afternoon January-April in the Museum's auditorium. Find out more ...


Nature Exploration
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum presents Nature Exploration on Thursday and Friday, April 17 and 18, 2014 for kids ages 9-12 years old. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Small Potatoes
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Award winning folk duo Small Potatoes is known for their outstanding talents as performers, songwriters and instrumentalists. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, May 01, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Go Fly a Kite”. Find out more ...


Mother-Daughter Native American Craft Workshop
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mothers and daughters join us on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for a special afternoon of learning about Native American beading/weaving. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker return to Hickory Ridge
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Historical folk musicians Sparky and Rhonda Rucker bring the songs of the American struggle for democracy to life in their performances. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Mound Survey
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The most obvious evidence of the prehistoric past of the area is manifest by earthworks built for a variety of purposes. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Adults
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - Thursday, June 05, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Ever dreamed of a career as an Archaeologist? Do you consider yourself an amateur Archaeologist? Work alongside archaeologists and gain insight into this profession. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, June 05, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Pirate Tales."  

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Father-Son Atlatl Creations
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 07, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fathers and sons join us for an afternoon of making your own atlatls, commonly known as spear throwers. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Teens
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Thursday, June 12, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Gain experience as a young archaeologist. Work alongside professional archaeologists. Participate in an excavation, discover artifacts, and learn how to identify, clean, organize, and sort your finds. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


More than Bows-n-Arrows
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, June 15, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for this annual Father’s Day event. Enjoy hands-on activities and demonstrations of life-sustaining skills used by ancient Native Americans. Find out more ...


Nature Adventure for Kids
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Thursday, June 19, 2014, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Experience the Illinois River Valley. Participants may hike, canoe, bird watch, fish, collect water samples and work in a biological laboratory. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 20, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Celebrate the Summer Solstice
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as we welcome the longest day of the year. We’ll watch the sunrise, enjoy a bonfire and live music as we learn about how past and present people around the world recognized the significance of the position of the sun at particular times of the year. Find out more ...


Nature Explorers Camp for Kids
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Thursday, June 26, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore the past and the present in the Illinois River Valley. Learn how people lived in this area and utilized its resources over thousands of years. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Geology Tour
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn about the geology of the Lewistown-Havana area, and how the Illinois River Valley was formed. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, July 03, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Something is Fishy."  

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Experience a Voyageur Canoe
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us and bring your friends because we’ll need a lot of people to paddle a 28 and 34 foot voyageur canoe! Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

  Events, ISM Lockport   

Before there was the I&M Canal, there was a Plan—The 1816 Indian Boundary Line of Northern Illinois
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, April 06, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Margaret (Peg) M. Find out more ...


Lockport Old Canal Days Festival
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ISM Lockport Gallery will be open special hours on Saturday, June 14, from 11am to 5 pm and extended hours, Sunday, June 15, from 11am to 5 pm, during the Canal Days festival for viewing of the exhibition Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois.

Find out more ...


Finding Hallowed Ground: America's Civil War Sites Today
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The audience will be treated to an interactive presentation as author Michael Weeks shares not only his personal experiences, but information about traveling to the sites and the rewards of being “on hallowed ground.” Book signing after. Find out more ...


John Siblik "River Weaving"
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A “How’d They Do That?” event, come hear directly from the artist about the temporary outdoor installation “River Weaving” IN the Illinois & Michigan Canal. Find out more ...


Curator's Tour and Public Reception
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All are welcome to participate in a gallery walk-n-talk led by Angela Goebel-Bain, Curator of Decorative Arts and curator of the exhibition “Loyal Hearts.” The Curator will focus on the stories of selected objects in the exhibition. Find out more ...


Civil War Nurse, Clara Barton
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

History comes to life in this first-person portrayal by historian Leslie Goddard. Clara Barton earned fame as the first woman to serve as a nurse on the front lines of a battlefield. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

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