Curiosity Week

Saturday, September 18, 2021 (All day) to Friday, September 24, 2021 (All day)

Location: 

  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Event Audience: 

Family
Child
Adult
Teen
Member
Non Member/Public

Fee: 

Free

Got a question for us? Now is your chance to ask! Get curious at the Illinois State Museum this fall with Curiosity Week! The week will kick off on September 18, celebrating Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Hands-on activities will be available throughout the galleries. Starting on Saturday and continuing throughout the week, visitors can explore our natural history exhibit, Changes and see where their curiosity leads them! Visitors are encouraged to leave the Museum staff questions or comments about the exhibit in the exhibit itself.The questions and comments will be gathered by staff and answered on social media throughout the week. 

Curiosity week will wrap up on Friday, September 24 with the opening of the Museum’s new family art exhibit, Art on the Move. In-gallery activities will be available all day and Director of Collections and Research, Robert Sill will be available from 2-3 pm to answer questions about the exhibit. 

No registration necessary. Activities are subject to COVID safety precautions. For more information contact events@illinoisstatemuseum.org or 217-782-6044.

September 18 is Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! event. Visit http://smithsonian.com/museumday for free admission to a Museum near you. Admission to the Illinois State Museum is currently free.

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