Capital City Arts & Crafts
Apr 1 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join the Capital City Arts & Crafts group for conversation and handcrafts in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
cedar waxwing in native prairie
Apr 4 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois is called the “Prairie State” for good reason – it once held millions of acres of native prairie in which biodiversity flourished. But over time most of the native habitat gave way to a diversity of human uses.
Entice Workshop
Apr 7 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Spring is a wonderful season for young children to explore nature! There is so much to see and learn. Join us to discover what nature can tell us in spring.
Recycled Play Day
Apr 7 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
The green fun returns to the Illinois State Museum. Kick off Earth Month with engaging activities centered on reducing, reusing, and recycling.
Tales from the Vault
Apr 11 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tales from the Vault Program moderated by Dr. Greg Kane, 10th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
Escaping Pavement
Apr 12 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
There is so much life and vitality in the Americana-folk journeys of Escaping Pavement, sprung entirely from an acoustic guitar, a mandolin, and two voices.
Apr 14 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
The day’s event begins with keynote speaker Fr. Dominic Garramone, a monk of St. Bede Abbey in Peru, IL and the author of nine books related to bread baking.
Tara McAndrew
Apr 15 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
A popular local historian and writer, Tara McClellan McAndrew, will tell us about the wayward way we became a state and how our first lawmakers in Kaskaskia started from scratch in creating state government.
Art in Antebellum Springfield
Apr 18 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
From portraits to lithographs to transfer-printed China, this talk sheds light on the role of art in the lives of everyday people in a time when mass production of imagery was just coming in to its own.
Apr 22 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Participate in this Emiquon Partnership Earth Day event.
Apr 28 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn about bluebirds and build a bluebird house to take home.