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Food Drive sponsored by The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois State Museum posted December 02, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE: Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Share your good fortune this holiday season by contributing to a food drive sponsored by
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Illinois State Museum (ISM) to benefit the Central Illinois Foodbank.
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Chat with an Author, Tour with a Curator, and View a New Exhibition at Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery posted November 25, 2013
LOCKPORT, IL— A new exhibition entitled sketches, journals, preparations. . . Everything in Place opened on November 19 at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery. The exhibition focuses on the preparatory materials kept “at hand”—sketches, diagrams, studies, and ephemera—that both inspire and document the creative process. The Museum has scheduled a number of events and opportunities to experience the exhibition, starting with an “after hours” chat with historian and author Dennis Cremin on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Then on Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm, exhibition curator Jennifer Jaskowiak will lead a guided tour of the exhibition. All are welcome to both events. Exhibition runs through April 13, 2014. Read more ...
"Winter Craft Day" Super Saturday at the Illinois State Museum posted November 21, 2013
Springfield, IL—The Illinois State Museum invites families to come make winter-themed art at this month’s Super Saturday, Winter Craft Day, on December 14th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. These crafts could make great gifts or decorations, but most importantly they will be a lot of fun to create! Read more ...
Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery — The Art of Description: Nine artists' compelling images of our clamoring world posted November 05, 2013
This exhibit addresses how visual artists report the sensory phenomena of the world from a distinctive vantage point of evoking a sense of presence or atmosphere beyond information. Read more ...
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