- Research & Collections Center, Springfield
See the Field Museum’s exhibition "China’s First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors" first-hand on a day trip to Chicago. During the ride to the Field Museum, Dr. Michael Wiant, ISM Interim Director, will provide commentary on the Terracotta Warriors, as well as the culture of Illinois' native peoples during the same time period. In addition to seeing the Warriors exhibit, participants will have full access to all of the Field's exhibits, including the new Cyrus Tang Hall of China.
Participants will depart the ISM Research & Collections Center in Springfield at 7:00 a.m. on December 2, and return to the RCC around 10:30 p.m. The trip costs $130 for Illinois State Museum Society members and $150 for non-members. The fee includes transportation via chartered motor coach, access to all Field Museum exhibitions, exclusive educational content, a boxed lunch, and dinner in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Visit http://bit.ly/ismtrip2016 for registration and more information. Registration and payment are due by Tuesday, November 15. Space is limited, so registering as soon as possible is recommended. For questions, contact Elizabeth Bazan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 782-5993.