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
Sep 23 2018 (All day) to Sep 24 2018 (All day)
Meet the Poet Samuel Love and participate in the Lockport Poetry Project Workshop
Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Poet Samuel Love appearance is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" Grant through The Gaylord Building-A Site of The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Dr. Bartke
Oct 3 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
All characteristics of living organisms, including the rate of aging and life span, are determined by a complex interplay of genetic composition and environmental influences.
Oct 4 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On October 4th, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Van Grissom will present A Turtle's Pace, a program that focuses on aquatic conservation, habitat, and foodwebs.