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Public Events -- ISM Lockport Gallery

  Events on Sunday, November 04, 2012, ISM Lockport   

Fall Open House
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, November 04, 2012, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come view the new exhibition and take part in a gallery Walk and Talk at 2:00 pm. Find out more ...


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

  Events, ISM Lockport   

Fall Open House
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, November 04, 2012, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come view the new exhibition and take part in a gallery Walk and Talk at 2:00 pm. Find out more ...


Meet the Artist: John Himmelfarb
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, December 02, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The public is invited to meet Chicago artist John Himmelfarb as he discusses his work and that of his late father, Sam Himmelfarb. Find out more ...


Figuring Women
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ISMLG Curator Jennifer Jaskowiak examines the role of the female figure in art history. This event is part of the free Sunday Series for the exhibition Figurism, presented during ISM Lockport Gallery's 25th Anniversary year.

CLICK to Press Release for more information. Find out more ...


The Figure in New Deal Art
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ISMLG Director John Lustig surveys the figurative tradition in government-sponsored art from the 1930s. This event is part of the free Sunday Series for the exhibition Figurism, presented during the ISM Lockport Gallery's 25th Anniversary year.

CLICK to Press Release for more information. Find out more ...


Meet the Artist: Judy Raphael
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, March 03, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The public is invited to meet Chicago artist Judy Raphael as she discusses her work in which she explores female adolescence. Find out more ...


Family ARTventures
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - Sunday, June 16, 2013, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

During Lockport Old Canal Days week-end
Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16
11:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Take a self-guided tour of the current exhibition Fragile Relations: Art Nature, and Environment aided by ISMLG's Family ARTventures Guide. Find out more ...


Tweet-ISM Art 2013
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - Sunday, June 16, 2013, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

During Lockport Old Canal Days week-end
Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16
11:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The latest “-ism” (or movement) in art are images which we tweet and re-tweet, visually reacting to our environment.  Be a part of the “-ism” at the ISM during Old Canal Days weekend.  First, view the exhibition Fragile Relations: Art, Nature, and Environment at ISM Lockport.  Then, respond to any one (or two, or three) of the art on display by creating your own photos relating to a favorite piece that you see and post the image through ISM Lockport’s Twitter feed.  Don’t have a Twitter account, submit pics to our Facebook page or via email to the staff and they’ll add it for you.  Specific instructions will be available at the Museum.  Offered during Old Canal Days 2013.

Find out more ...


Reception and Tour with Curator Jane Stevens
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, August 25, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a Gallery "Walk and Talk" led by Jane Stevens, Associate Curator of Art, ISM Chicago Gallery and summer refreshments. Find out more ...


Meet the Artist: Jeff Crisman
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, September 29, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come hear Joliet-based photographer Jeff Crisman speak about his work and process. This is a great way to speak directly with the artist and ask questions about his work. Find out more ...


Meet the Artist: Barbara Cooper
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Barbara Cooper works with all different types of found wood to create beautiful sculptures. Come hear the artist speak about her work and process. Find out more ...


After Hours with the Author: Dennis Cremin
ISM Lockport Gallery
Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join in the conversation with historian and author Dennis Cremin who will discuss his new book Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago’s Front Yard.  This event is part of our programming series for the exhibition sketches, journals, preparations. Find out more ...


Gallery "Walk and Talk"
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, December 15, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a Gallery “Walk and Talk” led by exhibition curator Jennifer Jaskowiak, Curator of Art, ISM Lockport Gallery. Find out more ...


Two Artists: Yerkes and Moessel
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, February 09, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Curators Doug Stapleton, ISM Chicago Gallery, and Jennifer Jaskowiak, ISM Lockport Gallery will introduce you to two historic Illinois artists who worked in the early 20th century:  Mary Agnes Yerkes (1886-1989) and Julius Moessel (1871-1959).   Exhibition curator Jennifer Jaskowiak will speak about the remarkable life and work of Oak Park native Mary Agnes Yerkes; most noted for her light filled paintings of the national parks and Pacific coastline.   German-born artist Julius Moessel arrived in Chicago in the late 1920s after nearly 30 years as a painter of interior architectural decoration.  Assistant Curator Doug Stapleton will talk about the many aspects of Moessel’s work as an observer of the natural world.  This event is part of our free Sunday Series for the exhibition sketches, journals, preparations. Find out more ...


Sketching Still Life Workshop with artist Susan Frankel
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, March 02, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We’ll provide the inspiration, you bring your sketchpad and pencils to this discussion and “How’d they do that?” workshop. Find out more ...


Zooarchaeology (a How'd They Do That? demonstration and workshop)
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Presented by Dr. Find out more ...


Before there was the I&M Canal, there was a Plan—The 1816 Indian Boundary Line of Northern Illinois
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, April 06, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Margaret (Peg) M. Find out more ...


Summer Art Series 2014
ISM Lockport Gallery
Friday, June 13, 2014 - Friday, August 01, 2014, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer Art Series 2014 is a partnership with the City of Lockport and the Gaylord Building-A Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Gaylord Building is the original site for ISM-Lockport before relocating across the plaza to our space in the Norton Building. Find out more ...


Lockport Old Canal Days Festival
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ISM Lockport Gallery will be open special hours on Saturday, June 14, from 11am to 5 pm and extended hours, Sunday, June 15, from 11am to 5 pm, during the Canal Days festival for viewing of the exhibition Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois.

Find out more ...


Finding Hallowed Ground: America's Civil War Sites Today
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A visit to an American Civil War site is a walk in the footsteps of history. Find out more ...


John Siblik "River Weaving"
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A “How’d They Do That?” event, come hear directly from the artist about the temporary outdoor installation “River Weaving” IN the Illinois & Michigan Canal. Find out more ...


Curator's Tour and Public Reception
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All are welcome to participate in a gallery walk-n-talk led by Angela Goebel-Bain, Curator of Decorative Arts and curator of the exhibition “Loyal Hearts.” The Curator will focus on the stories of selected objects in the exhibition. Find out more ...


Civil War Nurse, Clara Barton
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

History comes to life in this first-person portrayal by historian Leslie Goddard. Clara Barton earned fame as the first woman to serve as a nurse on the front lines of a battlefield. Find out more ...


Winter Art Break
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, December 28, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Break from the hustle, enjoy art and refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Find out more ...


An Un-Valentine's Evening
ISM Lockport Gallery
Friday, February 20, 2015, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a special after-hours open house on Friday, February 20 from 5:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Curator's Tour
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, February 22, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Art of Description Curator's Tour led by Doug Stapleton, Associate Curator of Art, ISM Chicago Gallery.

Free and open to the public.

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Walking Through the Green Tunnel: My Appalacchian Trail Adventure
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, March 08, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Speaker: Patrick Bredlau

Free and open to the public.

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How'd They Do That?
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Describing Art 101 a primer for art-speak led by Jennifer Jaskowiak, Curator, ISM Lockport Gallery.

Free and open to the public.

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Guy Benson and Curator Doug Stapleton in conversation
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, June 14, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us at the Museum when artist Guy Benson and Curator Doug Stapleton (ISM Chicago) discuss Benson’s current work and important moments in his career as an Illinois artist. Find out more ...


Lockport Old Canal Days Festival
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ISM Lockport Gallery will be open special hours on Saturday, June 20, from 11am to 5 pm and regular hours, Sunday, June 21, from noon to 5 pm, during the Canal Days festival for viewing of the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.
PARKING WILL BE EXTREMELY LIMITED.

Find out more ...


Lockport Old Canal Days Festival
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, June 21, 2015, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ISM Lockport Gallery will be open special hours on Saturday, June 20, from 11am to 5 pm and regular hours, Sunday, June 21, from noon to 5 pm, during the Canal Days festival for viewing of the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions.
PARKING WILL BE EXTREMELY LIMITED.

Find out more ...


Aaron Miller Drawing from Life
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

Beginning at 2pm, artist Aaron Miller will be painting from life inside the space of his exhibition Aaron Miller—Paintings and Drawings, part of the City of Lockport’s Summer Art Series 2015. Find out more ...


Reception for Aaron Miller Drawing from Life Exhibition
ISM Lockport Gallery
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Reception for exhibition: Aaron Miller Drawing from Life. Find out more ...


Dick Blick Sunday: New Products and Demonstrations
ISM Lockport Gallery
Sunday, July 26, 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come learn about the latest products being offered by Dick Blick Art Supplies on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the ISM Lockport Gallery. Find out more ...


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 ...


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

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