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
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Dec 3 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On December 3rd, Santa's brother, Hugo Kringle, comes to Tot Time.
Dec 19 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
For more than 20 years, people have gathered at Dickson Mounds on the third Saturday of every month for an evening of musical entertainment.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

Nov 19 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Social Justice in Museums Series
Museums are increasingly employing numerous strategies for engagement of previously underserved or marginalized audiences, but there is a very long road still to travel.
dress form displaying victorian underpinnings with photograph of woman in victorian dress in the background
Dec 15 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Curator of History Erika Holst on a walk through the Fashioning Illinois exhibition to learn about Victorian undergarments and the proper order in which they were worn