Sam Love from Gary, Indiana is a poet and recipient of an "Our Town" grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Lockport Poetry Project will be a progressive additive performance as poetry is wheat pasted underneath the 9th Street bridge along the I&M Canal. The poems are created by community members. This program is in partnership with the Gaylord Building, a site of The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Artist Maggie Capettini beneficiary of a National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" has created a new body of work on display at the Gaylord Building. (200 W. 8th Street) Parcipants are welcome to win an original painting created by the artist by matching the paintings on display with the addresses along State Street in downtown Lockport. Pick up a form at the Gaylord Building. match the artwork with the address then bring your form to ISM Lockport at the Norton Building (201 W.
Poet Sam Love from Gary Indiana is conducting several readings and workshops all summer long throughout Lockport culminating in two events at the Illinois State Museum. The Lockport poetry Project is an inviatation for you to contribute to his writing prompts to creat one long format poem.
Sam Love is receiving funding from an "Our Town" Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant was awarded to our campus partners, The Gaylord Building, A Site of The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Stop in to the museum during normal hours, and contribute a verse.