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
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Feb 23 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
John James Audubon: The Birds of America Prints from the Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Who was Audubon and what makes his project so important? Illinois State Museum’s Curator of Art Douglas Stapleton will answer these questions in this Gallery Talk.
Museum After Hours
Feb 28 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Games of skill, luck, and everything in between will be included with board games of past and present, trivia, and more.
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Feb 29 2020 (All day) to Mar 1 2020 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s 5th Annual Weekend Knap-In.