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
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.
Hector Duarte with work "Como Te Ven Te Tartan (As They See You, They Treat You)"
Oct 14 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Associate Curator of Art Doug Stapleton will facilitate a discussion with artist Hector Duarte in conjunction with the Figurism exhibition currently on view at Aurora University.
Oct 17 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
For more than 20 years, people have gathered at Dickson Mounds on the third Saturday of every month for an evening of musical entertainment.