Ancient Pottery for Tots January 4

Release Date: 

Friday, December 22, 2017

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, January 4th at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time program will be ‘Ancient Pottery.’  Museum staff will present information about ancient Native American pottery and show specimens from the Museum’s educational collection.  Tots and their adults may enjoy making and decorating their own pottery creation to take home.

Admission is free and registration is not required.  Light refreshments will be served.  Groups of eight or more should call the Dickson Mounds Museum in advance to ensure the availability of supplies.  The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m., with the program portion lasting approximately thirty minutes, followed by crafts, snacks, and time to explore the Museum.  The 2018 Tot Time program series is sponsored by the City of Lewistown, Rusty Melhouse of Edward Jones, and Havana National Bank.   The Tot Time program series is seeking 2018 sponsors.  Please contact Curator of Education Christa Foster at 309-547-3721 for more information.

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721