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PHOTOS: World War I Encampment at Monticello Railway Museum - Herald & Review

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PHOTOS: World War I Encampment at Monticello Railway Museum
Herald & Review
PHOTOS BY CLAY JACKSON, HERALD & REVIEW The encampment featured several private World War I collections, displays and encampment on Saturday at Monticello Railway Museum. The event was put on by the Monticello Railway Museum and the ...

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Historic roadside attraction Perry's Nut House is for sale - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 2017-08-18 19:56

Bangor Daily News

Historic roadside attraction Perry's Nut House is for sale
Bangor Daily News
The owner, I.L. Perry, did a lot of traveling and liked to collect oddities and bring them back to decorate his business. This evolved into a quirky museum featuring curiosities ranging from trick mirrors to a stuffed water buffalo purportedly shot ...

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Historic roadside attraction Perry's Nut House is for sale - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 2017-08-18 16:46

Bangor Daily News

Historic roadside attraction Perry's Nut House is for sale
Bangor Daily News
The owner, I.L. Perry, did a lot of travelling and liked to collect oddities and bring them back to decorate his business. This evolved into a quirky museum featuring curiosities ranging from trick mirrors to a stuffed water buffalo purportedly shot ...

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Field Museum Plans ID Day - Daily North Shore

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:48

Daily North Shore

Field Museum Plans ID Day
Daily North Shore
Plus, it's a Free Admission Day for Illinois residents. The Field Museum is an active research institution that relies heavily upon its 30-million-specimen-strong collections. As a result, it's “home” to dozens of scientists studying everything from ...

Historic rubbings permanently join Pueblo arts center collection - Pueblo Chieftain

Fri, 2017-08-18 10:54

Pueblo Chieftain

Historic rubbings permanently join Pueblo arts center collection
Pueblo Chieftain
... battle-ready shoulder pads -- that rise above his arms. His head rests on a tilting helmet that, according to the University of Illinois' Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, would have been used in tournaments. Trumpington folds his hands piously in ...

Historic rubbings permanently join Pueblo arts center collection - Pueblo Chieftain

Thu, 2017-08-17 21:30

Pueblo Chieftain

Historic rubbings permanently join Pueblo arts center collection
Pueblo Chieftain
... battle-ready shoulder pads -- that rise above his arms. His head rests on a tilting helmet that, according to the University of Illinois' Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, would have been used in tournaments. Trumpington folds his hands piously in ...

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2 - Newton Press Mentor

Thu, 2017-08-17 15:27

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2
Newton Press Mentor
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m. the Kid's Night program will be 'Bugs.' Using special equipment to attract insects, entomology expert Jim Wiker will share his knowledge and teach participants about the different ...

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2 - Carmi Times

Thu, 2017-08-17 05:34

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2
Carmi Times
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m. the Kid's Night program will be 'Bugs.' Using special equipment to attract insects, entomology expert Jim Wiker will share his knowledge and teach participants about the different ...

Annual TRAMS Rock and Mineral Show to tout vendors from all over - Tahlequah Daily Press

Thu, 2017-08-17 02:59

Annual TRAMS Rock and Mineral Show to tout vendors from all over
Tahlequah Daily Press
Present will be 21 vendors from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, and Texas, and their special exhibits featuring rock, mineral, gemstone, and fossil-related specimens and products. ... Educational exhibits include a TRAMS display ...

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Off The Beaten Path: Mourning Joy - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Wed, 2017-08-16 14:36

Off The Beaten Path: Mourning Joy
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
... the Missouri Historical Society, the Henry Ford Museum, and for the local Girl Scouts Council. Her work in Des Plaines earned her the title “Professional of the Year” by the Illinois Association of Museums and she was the proud driving force behind ...

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Frog Program for Tots at Dickson Mounds Museum - Newton Press Mentor

Wed, 2017-08-16 12:03

Frog Program for Tots at Dickson Mounds Museum
Newton Press Mentor
Tots and their adults may enjoy learning about native Illinois frogs and toads through viewing some live species and specimens from the Illinois State Museum's collections. The September Tot Time program will be presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Frog Program for Tots at Dickson Mounds Museum - Canton Daily Ledger

Wed, 2017-08-16 12:03

Frog Program for Tots at Dickson Mounds Museum
Canton Daily Ledger
Tots and their adults may enjoy learning about native Illinois frogs and toads through viewing some live species and specimens from the Illinois State Museum's collections. The September Tot Time program will be presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2 - Canton Daily Ledger

Wed, 2017-08-16 11:41

Kid's Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum set for Sept. 2
Canton Daily Ledger
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m. the Kid's Night program will be 'Bugs.' Using special equipment to attract insects, entomology expert Jim Wiker will share his knowledge and teach participants about the different ...

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Chicago's Field Museum to host specimen ID Day - ChicagoNow (blog)

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:08

ChicagoNow (blog)

Chicago's Field Museum to host specimen ID Day
ChicagoNow (blog)
Living just steps from the historic Green Bay Trail--that was traversed in the 1600s by French explorers Joliet and Marquette, then later used as a route by the Potawatomi Indians to hunt and set up camps--our family has found a number of artifacts. We ...

Mulvane Art Museum To Permanently House The Rita Blitt Legacy Collection And Archive - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:06

Mulvane Art Museum To Permanently House The Rita Blitt Legacy Collection And Archive
PR Newswire (press release)
16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the invitation of Washburn University, world-renowned, award-winning artist Rita Blitt is gifting her legacy collection and archive to the University's Mulvane Art Museum. The Rita Blitt Gallery and Sculpture Garden, ... At ...

September tot time at Dickson Mounds - Beardstownnewspapers

Wed, 2017-08-16 09:52

September tot time at Dickson Mounds
Beardstownnewspapers
Tots and their adults may enjoy learn-ing about native Illinois frogs and toads through viewing some live species and specimens from the Illinois State Museum's collections. The Septem-ber Tot Time program will be presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

Man puts 1917 Illinois State Fair ticket on display at antique mall - The State Journal-Register

Tue, 2017-08-15 20:44

Man puts 1917 Illinois State Fair ticket on display at antique mall
The State Journal-Register
I'm very disappointed (I wasn't able to lend it to the museum),” Lutes said. Suzanne Moss, collections manager for the Illinois State Fair Museum, said it has always been the museum's policy to not accept items on loan. One reason is that the museum ...

Award winning artists to return to Art & Artisan Fest - News Dispatch

Tue, 2017-08-15 19:46

Award winning artists to return to Art & Artisan Fest
News Dispatch
MICHIGAN CITY — Among the 70 artists that will be at the 36th annual Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival, five of them will be past recipients of Lubeznik fest awards. The winners received a ribbon to hang proudly in their booth and were chosen by ...

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University Galleries to present the Kattner Family Collection, August 25 - Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-08-15 13:51

University Galleries to present the Kattner Family Collection, August 25
Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)
Keith, who currently works as an artist, is an Illinois State University alumnus and former neurosurgeon. He developed his love for art at the tender age of ten while viewing paintings by Grant Wood, Robert Henri, ... American Masters from the Kattner ...

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