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
Photo: Aerial view of snow geese by Jacob Randa/USFWS
Feb 23 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
View the large flocks of migrating snow geese from the 100-foot tall observation tower at Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge!
Feb 24 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Join us for an afternoon with Kevin Wright, one of the photographers of the Museum’s latest temporary exhibit, “The Wandering Flatlanders – A Photographic Journey for Illinois Wildlife.”
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Mar 2 2019 (All day) to Mar 3 2019 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
View flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s Fourth Annual Weekend Knap-In.
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Mar 3 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts!