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
Museum After Hours
Mar 22 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
View the influence of tattoo artists from prehistory to modern times with a special exhibition of objects and artwork from the Museum’s collection.
Mar 23 2019 (All day)
Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Guest Curator, Lauren Ball in conversation with artist Kelly Kaczynski
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Mar 23 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Enjoy viewing a variety of artifacts from the Illinois State Museum's collections, including various, rare mammal taxidermy mounts, shark jaws, whale bones, and exotic insects.