Western Illinois Museum http://tspr.org en Museum Fundraises With Ice Cream Tasting Festival http://tspr.org/post/museum-fundraises-ice-cream-tasting-festival <p>The Western Illinois Museum is kicking off the summer with a sweet treat. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:53:26 +0000 Frannie Smith 55147 at http://tspr.org Museum Fundraises With Ice Cream Tasting Festival A Setting Inspired by Macomb http://tspr.org/post/setting-inspired-macomb <p>The new book <em>Unmentionables</em> is set in the fictional town of Emporia, though the town might feel familiar to those from Macomb. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:20:38 +0000 Rich Egger 48669 at http://tspr.org A Setting Inspired by Macomb Telling Local History Through Diaries http://tspr.org/post/telling-local-history-through-diaries <p><a href="http://www.westernillinoismuseum.org/" target="_blank">Western Illinois Museum</a> Curator Sue Scott said diaries and letters have a lot in common with social media. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 02:14:19 +0000 Rich Egger 47969 at http://tspr.org Telling Local History Through Diaries A Peek at the Past in Western Illinois http://tspr.org/post/peek-past-western-illinois <p>Artifacts uncovered just west of Macomb give a glimpse into life in the region during three distinct time periods. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:54:29 +0000 Rich Egger 45135 at http://tspr.org A Peek at the Past in Western Illinois The Folk Art of Illinois http://tspr.org/post/folk-art-illinois <p>An Illinois-based project to shine a light on folk artists is making its statewide premiere in Macomb. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 23:35:28 +0000 Rich Egger 40442 at http://tspr.org The Folk Art of Illinois