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Art Exhibits and Events

  ISM System Exhibits: Art   

Anthropology Exhibit
These case exhibits focus on archaeological and ethnographic topics and artifacts such as Native American pottery, basketry, weavings, weapons, and tools. Find out more ...



At Home in the Heartland
Listen to the stories of real people who lived in Illinois. Immerse yourself in the dramatic changes in household life over the past 300 years. Find out more ...



Barbara Aubin: A Tribute to a Chicago Artist (1928-2014) -- August 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015

ISM Chicago Gallery Exhibition

Barbara Aubin: A Tribute to a Chicago Artist (1928 - 2014)

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

Currently on exhibit at the ISM Chicago Gallery from August 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015

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Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions -- April 28, 2015 to September 18, 2015

This exhibition is closed.

Barbara Aubin / collage, mixed media and prints
Guy Benson
/ paintings and drawings
Julia Haw
/ paintings and drawings
Thom Whalen
/ paintings, prints and sculpture

Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions is an ongoing program that highlights work by accomplished artists in four separate exhibits. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the ISM Lockport Gallery from April 28, 2015 to September 18, 2015

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Pro-Text: When Words Enter Visual Art -- March 08, 2015 to September 13, 2015

This exhibit is closed

This exhibition explores the various ways artists choose to combine language in their visual art. Works by emerging and mid-career artists from throughout the state of Illinois are featured alongside select works drawn from the Illinois State Museum Fine Art Collection. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield from March 08, 2015 to September 13, 2015

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Sketches, Journals, Preparations. . .Everything in Place -- April 08, 2015 to October 18, 2015

This exhibition is closed

Sketches, journals, preparations. . .Everything in Place focuses on the preparatory materials kept “at hand” which both inspire and document the creative process. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center from April 08, 2015 to October 18, 2015

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temporary | PERMANENT Gallery: Pro-Text Additions from the Collection -- May 24, 2015 to August 23, 2015

Complimenting and building on the theme of the main exhibition Pro-Text: When Words Enter Visual Art, this exhibition features visual art from the ISM Fine Art Collection. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield from May 24, 2015 to August 23, 2015

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The Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum
The Play Museum is a free children's area at the Illinois State Museum-Springfield. Hours are Monday-Saturday (9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 to 5:00 p.m.). Find out more ...



The People's Exhibition -- July 30, 2015 to September 01, 2015

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, a “Call for Artists” went out to the general public. By Monday, July 27 at 2:00pm 125 Illinois artists responded with over 250 works of Art.
Please join us Friday, July 31, 2015, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for the launch of

THE PEOPLE’S EXHIBITION

With sincere gratitude to our sponsors:
The City of Lockport, Illinois
Mayor and Mrs. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the ISM Lockport Gallery from July 30, 2015 to September 01, 2015

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  ISM System Events: Art   

Dancing for My Tribe: Photographs by Sharon Hoogstraten
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, August 17, 2015 - Friday, August 21, 2015, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

ISM Chicago Gallery
Special Exhibition in Atrium by popular demand

August 17 - 21, 2015, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Dancing for My Tribe: Photographs by Sharon Hoogstraten

As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Sharon is creating a permanent record of Potawatomi Indians wearing their regalia, and how these modern-day people are preserving the traditional dress of their ancestors. Find out more ...


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