In Springfield, Illinois-- Honest Abe's pre-White House stomping ground:
ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
VISIT THE OFFICIAL ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL WEBSITE
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
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