Civil War soldiers at rest - national archives
Feb 19 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
What would you write from a war? This program will address some basics about Civil War era correspondence, why soldiers’ letters were important then, and why they are important 155 years later..
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Feb 23 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
John James Audubon: The Birds of America Prints from the Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Who was Audubon and what makes his project so important? Illinois State Museum’s Curator of Art Douglas Stapleton will answer these questions in this Gallery Talk.
Museum After Hours
Feb 28 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Games of skill, luck, and everything in between will be included with board games of past and present, trivia, and more.
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Feb 29 2020 (All day) to Mar 1 2020 (All day)
The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s 5th Annual Weekend Knap-In.