Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
Cartoon image of Hugo Kringle and a reindeer.
Dec 2 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Tots and their caretakers may enjoy a visit with Santa’s brother Hugo Kringle.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask book cover
Nov 9 2021 - 4:00pm to Dec 7 2021 - 6:00pm
Calling all teachers! Learn more about Indigenous people through a study circle using Anton Treuer’s book Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Young Readers Edition.