Illinois State Museum Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year at all of its facilities. Most events are free to the public, though some at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield may require paying admission to the Museum. Click on the event listing for details.

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Illinois State Museum Events

Research & Collections Center Events

Dickson Mounds Events

Lockport Gallery Events
Blues Guitarist and harmonica player John Stano.
Dec 16 2017 - 7:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Blues Guitarist and harmonica player John Stano will be the featured performer at the Hickory Ridge Concert Series at the Dickson Mounds Museum.
SIU 2017 archeological field school dig site
Dec 20 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Looking for Lewis and Clark at Ft. Kaskaskia, Illinois
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
This talk focuses on the 2017 archaeological and remote sensing investigations conducted by SIU at Ft. Kaskaskia, a state-owned, 1750s French fort site in Randolph County, Illinois.
Jan 4 2018 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center.