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
Return to Spoon River poster.
Feb 25 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Inhabitants of Edgar Lee Masters’ home towns of Lewistown and Petersburg, Illinois, that originally inspired the writing of Spoon River Anthology, reread the epitaphs in a sign of homage to the poet.
Nature Returns to Emiquon
Feb 27 2017 - 6:30pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
WTVP presents a cinematic 1/2 hour production of the beautiful journey of Nature Returns to Emiquon.
Illinois Wild Animals
Mar 2 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Illinois Wild Animals
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Learn about wild native mammals through skulls, skins, tracks, and scat.