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Footprints Through Time: Artists Inspired by History - ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago

  Exhibits at ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago   

All our exibitions are organized and developed by our curatorial staff and participation in an exhibition is by invitation of the curators. We are happy to consider your work or your exhibition proposal if you are an artist that resides in the state of Illinois, or your proposal has a connection with Illinois history. Proposals should be sent to:

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Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery
James R. Thompson Center, Suite 2-100
100 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

  Footprints Through Time: Artists Inspired by History   

Footprints Through Time: Artists Inspired by History

This exhibition is closed.

Today's environmentalists urge the current generation of humans to live sustainably and work for the benefit of future generations. However, prior to modern scientists developing the "carbon footprints" concept, indigenous peoples embraced the concept of the interconnectivity of all people and nature.

Footprints Through Time: Artists Inspired by History exhibition tells stories that broadly communicate the cultural and environmental landscape of Illinois today and in the past. The fifteen Illinois artists in the exhibition are: Rene Hugo Arceo, David Bower, Catherine Cajandig, Sharon Hoogstraten, Nora Moore Lloyd, Joyce Owens, Chris Pappan, Debra Yepa-Pappan, Christine Redcloud, Norma Robertson, Ellen Sandor (art)n, Robert Wapahi, Ian Weaver, Marjorie Woodruff, and Joe Yazzie. This exhibition is curated by Jane Stevens, Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery. Exhibition runs from March 2, 2015 through July 10, 2015.

Exhibition Reception: Friday, March 6, 5:00-7:00pm (after 6pm please enter through LaSalle Street entrance)

Special Events:

Atrium exhibit, "Iconoclasts: Native Art of a Non-Native Nature" March 30 - April 3, 2015

Sharon Hoogstraten: Annual Gathering Photographs, April 20 - 24, 2015

"Through Our Eyes", June 1 - 5 , 2015, Morton College partnership

Screenings: Women's Film & Video Screening in gallery, Friday, March 27, 2015, 1-3 pm, in partnership with Women's History Month

Gallery Talks: On Thursdays at Noon - April 23, May 14, and June 18

Film Presentation:
"Chicago Has Always Been Indian Country" This six minute video discusses the original inhabitants of the area and many Native organizations that are here to help us today. The film will be ongoing throughout the duration of the exhibition. Producers/Directors: Dr. Dorene Wiese, Louis Delgado, and Charles Celander Louis

For information, please contact Jane Stevens, jstevens@museum.state.il.us or 312-814-5318



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