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Art Exhibits and Events

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30/30: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the James R. Thompson Center -- August 20, 2015 to September 25, 2015

Exhibition dates: August 20, 2015- September 25, 2015
Contact: Doug Stapleton at dstapleston@museum.state.il.us

On view in the Illinois State Museum Chicago gallery are 30 artworks by Illinois artists from the
permanent collection of the James R. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the ISM Chicago Gallery from August 20, 2015 to September 25, 2015

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 ...



Spectrum: Selections from Fine and Decorative Arts -- August 14, 2015 to September 25, 2015

Opening August 14, 2015 through September 25, 2015
Illinois State Museum
Second Floor Art Galleries

New Exhibition Open at the Illinois State Museum Springfield Gallery. 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 August 14, 2015 to September 25, 2015

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



temporary | PERMANENT Gallery: Pro-Text Additions from the Collection -- May 24, 2015 to September 18, 2015

This exhibition features visual art from the ISM Fine Art Collection. From academically trained artists producing modern and contemporary art to self-taught intuitive creatives that carry on folk art traditions, this show includes virtually every media imaginable including: paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and mixed media works.

Curated by Robert Sill, Illinois State Museum
Exhibit open May 24, 2015 until September 18, 2015

The temporary|PERMANENT gallery on the second floor is devoted to sharing the riches held in the Illinois State Museum Collection and the associated research generated by our curatorial staff. Find out more ...

Currently on exhibit at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield from May 24, 2015 to September 18, 2015

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 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 27, 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 27, 2015

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



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