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Romeoville resident receives 2018 Naper Settlement Museum Studies internship - The Bugle

3 hours 15 min ago

Romeoville resident receives 2018 Naper Settlement Museum Studies internship
The Bugle
Skyler Wurst, a current Masters candidate in History with a concentration in Public History at Southern New Hampshire University, is the 2018 recipient of Naper Settlement's John K. and Judith H. Powell Museum Studies internship. The 16-week ... While ...

Quincy woman seeks new home for dollhouse collection - Herald-Whig

5 hours 49 min ago

Herald-Whig

Quincy woman seeks new home for dollhouse collection
Herald-Whig
"I need to find a new home -- and soon," Taylor said. "I'd really like to keep the collection together and in Illinois." Taylor already has looked at some options in Quincy, but none have been feasible because of the cost or available space. "Museums ...

Lawmakers to Ask Questions About Lincoln Hat, Museum Future - U.S. News & World Report

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Lawmakers to Ask Questions About Lincoln Hat, Museum Future
U.S. News & World Report
The Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee on Tuesday will review a $26 million collection of Lincoln artifacts the organization's fundraising foundation purchased and the more than $9 million remaining on the loan . Included is an iconic ...

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Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 11, 2018 - Pekin Daily Times

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Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 11, 2018
Pekin Daily Times
“Tiffany: The Collection of Don Shay,” exhibit featuring a selection of Louis Comfort Tiffany's world famous lamps on loan from collector Don Shay, through Jan. 13, Peoria Riverfront Museum, International Feature Gallery. Call 686-7000. General ...

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Junkers Ju-87 Unveiled at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum Hangar Opening - Warbirds News

Sun, 2018-11-11 19:02

Warbirds News

Junkers Ju-87 Unveiled at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum Hangar Opening
Warbirds News
Many fascinating displays and artifacts are on show within, but perhaps the most interesting to our readers will be the presence of the collection's extremely rare Junker Ju 87R-4 Stuka, which has quietly been under restoration for several years now ...

Hearing Tuesday on whether taxpayers should pay for a hat with questionable links to Lincoln - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Sun, 2018-11-11 13:27

Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Hearing Tuesday on whether taxpayers should pay for a hat with questionable links to Lincoln
Cherokee Tribune Ledger News
State representatives have conflicting goals headed into an Illinois House tourism committee hearing about a hat the private Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation bought and then sought tax dollars to foot the bill. More than a ...

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Hearing Tuesday on whether taxpayers should pay for a hat with questionable links to Lincoln - Illinois News Network

Sun, 2018-11-11 13:17

Illinois News Network

Hearing Tuesday on whether taxpayers should pay for a hat with questionable links to Lincoln
Illinois News Network
State representatives have conflicting goals headed into an Illinois House tourism committee hearing about a hat the private Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation bought and then sought tax dollars to foot the bill. More than a ...

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Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 11, 2018 - Peoria Journal Star

Sun, 2018-11-11 06:11

Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 11, 2018
Peoria Journal Star
“Tiffany: The Collection of Don Shay,” exhibit featuring a selection of Louis Comfort Tiffany's world famous lamps on loan from collector Don Shay, through Jan. 13, Peoria Riverfront Museum, International Feature Gallery. Call 686-7000. General ...

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100 years later: Bollinger County Museum honors WW1 - Southeast Missourian

Sat, 2018-11-10 18:38

Southeast Missourian

100 years later: Bollinger County Museum honors WW1
Southeast Missourian
Relics present at the museum from Santi's collection include clothing and Navy-issued uniforms worn by Baker, along with photos and other irreplaceable memorabilia. "I was amazed at how much he kept," she said. "I remember asking my mom, because my ...

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College of DuPage announces rare Frida Kahlo exhibit coming in 2020 - Chicago Daily Herald

Sat, 2018-11-10 16:47

Chicago Daily Herald

College of DuPage announces rare Frida Kahlo exhibit coming in 2020
Chicago Daily Herald
... Mexican artist Frida Kahlo were on display in 1978 at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. But that clock will be reset in the summer of 2020 when an exhibition of the largest private collection of works by Kahlo arrives at Glen Ellyn's College of ...

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Gem show displays beauty of Mother Nature - Freeport Journal-Standard

Sat, 2018-11-10 16:43

Freeport Journal-Standard

Gem show displays beauty of Mother Nature
Freeport Journal-Standard
FREEPORT — Luke Wilson of Lena was in awe as he stood next to his mother, Heather, and his siblings James and Grace as they watched a carachon gem stone polished by Ethan Trampel of Rock City at the annual Northwest Illinois Rock Club's Jewelry, Gem ...

OUR VIEW: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Utica Observer Dispatch

Sat, 2018-11-10 02:06

Utica Observer Dispatch

OUR VIEW: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Utica Observer Dispatch
She has work in permanent collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Public Library, Yale University Art Gallery, Cleveland Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Smith College Museum of Art, RISD Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art ...

Veterans Day Weekend Offerings at Chicago's Museum Campus - The Chicago Cusader

Fri, 2018-11-09 18:25

The Chicago Cusader

Veterans Day Weekend Offerings at Chicago's Museum Campus
The Chicago Cusader
Adler Planetarium is free for active duty military and veterans with a valid ID in addition to being free for Illinois Residents; Field Museum is free for Illinois residents and will offer discounts for non-resident veterans across the holiday weekend ...

Scrapbook reflects life of World War I soldier - Quad City Times

Fri, 2018-11-09 17:02

Quad City Times

Scrapbook reflects life of World War I soldier
Quad City Times
This clipping is a copy of a letter Victor Nelson send to a friend in Albany, Illinois, reporting that he is homesick. He also talks abut the beautiful countryside, how much it has been raining, and customs of the people that are different from those ...

A legacy of leaf and stem: The George S. Vasey Herbarium - Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2018-11-09 14:50

Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)

A legacy of leaf and stem: The George S. Vasey Herbarium
Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)
An herbarium is a vast collection of dried plants that support plant science research and teaching. Looming steel cases filled with ... The museum was housed in the Old Main building of Illinois State Normal University (ISNU). “Vasey was one of the ...

Collectors spotlighted at state museum exhibit - The Lockport Legend

Thu, 2018-11-08 16:10

The Lockport Legend

Collectors spotlighted at state museum exhibit
The Lockport Legend
Collectors spotlighted at state museum exhibit. Chicago residents Dian Sourelis (left) and Amanda Gentry take in the Diane and Browne Goodwin Family Art Collection Oct. 28 during the opening reception at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery.

Morning Links: Alaska Edition - ARTnews

Thu, 2018-11-08 08:25

ARTnews

Morning Links: Alaska Edition
ARTnews
The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston has come to the conclusion that a painting in its collection called Kitchen Maid (ca. 1620), previously labeled as being “in the style of Diego Velázquez” is, in fact, a work by Velázquez. [The Art Newspaper]. The ...

PrattMWP professor has work purchased by Metropolitan Museum of Art - Utica Observer Dispatch

Wed, 2018-11-07 04:28

Utica Observer Dispatch

PrattMWP professor has work purchased by Metropolitan Museum of Art
Utica Observer Dispatch
UTICA — Professor Serena Perrone's artwork at PrattMWP College of Art and Design has been purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Perrone — assistant professor of printmaking and drawing at PrattMWP — created “A Volcano Pilgrim in Exchange ...

Weekend calendar - Quad City Times

Tue, 2018-11-06 19:53

Weekend calendar
Quad City Times
... Hotel and Conference Center, 226 17th St., Rock Island . The Illinois Department of Employment Security, Iowa Works and the Arsenal will leverage resources during this event to help find connections for employment, education and services for ...

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