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
Clipart image of farm animals, including cow, pig, goat, and rooster
Nov 4 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Tara Ricker, owner of Within Walking Distance Homestead of Little America (Fulton Co.) will make her annual visit to Tot Time with a variety of farm animals.
Image is of Neteler Crescent Stamped vessel, circa 100 B.C.
Nov 13 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Kids are welcome to pick up a free activity bag containing clay to make their own Native style Pinch Pot on Saturday, November 13th between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Image is of map of various sites
Nov 14 2021 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Visit the present and former locations of several important earthworks located in the Lewistown-Havana area and discuss what is known about them.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

No events are scheduled at this time. Check back soon for updates.