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Friday, February 06, 2009

LINCOLN EXHIBITS

In Springfield, Illinois-- Honest Abe's pre-White House stomping ground:

BICENTENNIAL UPDATE
ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

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EXHIBITS

FEBRUARY 6 throughout 2009
From Humble Beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois
8:30 am - 5 pm
New exhibit exploring the State of Illinois in the years Lincoln lived here.
Illinois State Museum at 502 Spring Street
Free admission

Sunday, February 8
The Lincoln Project
Opens to the Public
9 am - 5 pm
Noon - 3 pm Meet the Artist
Exhibition of paintings by Chicago artist Don Pollack.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Illinois Gallery
Museum admission required

Monday, February 9 - February 16
Lincoln Portrait in Post-Its
Chris Killham, Illinois Wesleyan University alumnus, working with local volunteers and art students, will build larger-than-life portraits of Lincoln entirely out of post-it notes- watch the progress from the street on each side of the skyway that spans Jefferson Street. On the 9th, Chris starts the project in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum's Plaza.

Thursday, February 12
Lincoln in Illinois
Opens to Public
9 am - 5 pm
Exhibition of photographs by Ron Schramm of Lincoln sculptures in Illinois.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Free admission

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