Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Art & Science of Cloth

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  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
ISM Classroom
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
The idea of using cloth to create art is centuries old: from dying fabric, to screen printing to quilting. Join us for a STEAM workshop where you can discover the ancient art of Shibori dying, printing, and experiment with natural dyes.

Courting Controversy: In Search of Central Illinois’ Contentious Monuments and Memorials

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  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thorne Deuel Auditorium
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Controversies over historical monuments have been in the news, from Charlottesville to Johannesburg and Chapel Hill to Belfast. This presentation imagines which local heritage sites might serve as flash points in today’s renewed culture wars.


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