Lockport Gallery, Lockport

Lobster Fest

  • Lockport Gallery, Lockport
ISM Lockport Norton Building
Saturday, October 6, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, October 7, 2018 (All day)
Illinois State Museum Lockport fundraiser with our partners at Main Street Lockport INC.

Garden in the Sky

Garden in the Sky is a public art installation by John Siblik of DeKalb, Illinois.  Twenty-four, 5 foot in diameter spheres are suspended from the trees along a one half mile stretch of I&M Canal in Lockport, Illinois.  The spheres are solor powered and maintain a three hour glow into the post sun-set hours.  The artwork was originally designed as a painting by the artist that has now come to life as a three dimensional interactive sculpture.  Garden in the Sky challenges the viewer in their sense of space, scale and responsibility toward nurturing the enironment.

Garden in the Sky

"Garden in the Sky" by John Siblik is currently featured along the I&M Canal.  Twenty-four hand crafted spheres that illuminate at night provoking humans interaction with nature, and perceptual relationships with space.

This sculpture was funded with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" Program and ISM partnership with The Gaylord Building, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Access to the installation is available twenty-four hours a day. Seven days a week.

Harvest by Steven Carelli

Chicago based artist Steven Carelli's first public art installation "Harvest" along the I&M Canal and Norton Building. 

Steven is one of ten artists participating in Summer Art Series programs titled "unLOCK-Merging Art and Industry in Lockport".  All of the artists have received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" program and our partnership with the Gaylord Building-a site of The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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