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Art Exhibits and Events

  ISM System Exhibits: Art   

"OPEN" -- September 24, 2016 to January 22, 2017

The Lockport Gallery features a new exhibition entitled "OPEN" and features works of art not previously displayed at the Gallery on the theme of openness.

Participating artists in OPEN:

Leslie Colonna, Joe Milosovich,
Mary Bookwalter, Jennifer Moore,
Mary Kay Peter-Witlock,
Janice Meister, John Siblik,
Jeff Stevenson, Joe Hadimik,
Tom Skomski

Their work demonstrates commitment to process and conveys the sentiment of openness that the exhibition instills. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the ISM Lockport Gallery from September 24, 2016 to January 22, 2017

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



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 ...



Manierre Dawson: A Journey to Abstraction -- Opening December 10, 2016

On December 10, 2016 the Illinois State Museum proudly presents Manierre Dawson: A Journey to Abstraction. This exhibition features 16 original oil paintings by this artistic pioneer from the Illinois State Museum’s Fine Art Collection.

Even today, when searching through art history text books on the subject of inventing modern abstraction, it is unlikely that you will find the name Manierre Dawson (1887-1969). Find out more ...

Please note that exhibit dates are subject to change.
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Spectrum: Selections from Fine and Decorative Arts -- July 02, 2016 to January 22, 2017

Illinois State Museum
Second Floor Art Galleries

The Spectrum exhibition features a sampling of the broad range of art and artifacts found in the Illinois State Museum’s collections of fine and decorative art. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield from July 02, 2016 to January 22, 2017

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



The Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum
The Play Museum is a free children's area at the Illinois State Museum-Springfield. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday (10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 to 4:30 p.m.) Closed Monday. Find out more ...



  ISM System Events: Art   

Sketchbook Sunday
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Work on your drawings and scientific illustrations with specimens from the ISM Zoology Collections currently on exhibition. Find out more ...


Sketchbook Sunday
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, January 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Work on your drawings and scientific illustrations with specimens from the ISM Zoology Collections currently on exhibition. Find out more ...


Sketchbook Sunday
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, February 05, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Work on your drawings and scientific illustrations with specimens from the ISM Zoology Collections currently on exhibition. Find out more ...


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

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