Welcome to ISM-Lockport Gallery

PUBLIC NOTICE: The well-being of our staff, volunteers, guests and their families is our highest priority. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Illinois State Museum-Lockport Gallery remains closed until further notice. All special events and programming are also canceled. Please continue to visit our website for future updates..

The Lockport Gallery features changing exhibitions of art created by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, quilts, and other decorative and ethnographic arts are showcased in rotating, theme-based exhibitions augmented by interpretive materials. The exhibitions are given an added dimension through educational events, group tours, and outreach activities for both children and adults.

Visitor Information
201 West 10th Street
(815) 838-7400

Hours: Tue-Sat: 10-4:00 
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

No events are scheduled at this time. Check back for updates.
The Lockport Gallery features rotating exhibitions highlighting the art and visual culture of Illinois.
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