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

Online Events
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Oct 1 2020 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On October 1, the program will highlight the importance of the Illinois native white-tailed deer.
Night Creatures Logo
Oct 2 2020 - 9:00am to Oct 5 2020 - 7:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Whooo’s awake after dark? As we are starting to go to bed, a whole other world is waking up. Learn who’s awake at night and how they have adapted to their nighttime world.
Oct 8 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Social Justice in Museums Series
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) is the work of many American museums today, but just a few years ago, very few major museums were conscious of the need to be inclusive.