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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 ...



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

Please note that exhibit dates are subject to change.
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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

Please note that exhibit dates are subject to change.
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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

Please note that exhibit dates are subject to change.
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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

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 ...



  ISM System Events: Art   

Ron Bell "Osteomechanics" Exhibition / "Superheroes of Innovation" Gala
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, August 01, 2015, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Gaylord Building—2nd Floor
200 West 8th Street, Lockport

Ron Bell “Osteomechanics” exhibition
“Superheroes of Innovation” Gala

The gala is a ticketed event. Find out more ...


Panel/Discussion: "Shared Culture and Personal Histories"
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Special Event and Time, Free and open to the public

Illinois State Museum
Chicago Gallery

Panel/Discussion "Shared Culture and Personal Histories"

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at noon

Rene Arceo, artist and educator,Chicago Public Schools, looks at his
bicultural experience integrating Mexican folklore with Chicago culture.

Footprints Through Time: Artists Inspired by History
Artists include: Rene Arceo, (art)n, David Bower, Catherine
Cajandig, Sharon Hoogstraten, Nora Lloyd, Joyce Owens, Chris Pappan,
Debra Yepa-Pappan, Christine Redcloud, Norma Robertson, Robert Wapahi,
Ian Weaver, Marjorie Woodruff and Joe Yazzie. Find out more ...


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

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