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
Phil Passen
Oct 21 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
The music in this presentation, performed by singer and hammered dulcimer player Phil Passen, reflects the story of Illinois.
Hair Wreath
Oct 24 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
This presentation will explore mourning artifacts from the ISM's collection along with the etiquette behind them.
lock and dam
Oct 26 2018 - 7:30am to Oct 27 2018 - 7:30pm
Rock Island & Moline, Illinois
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
The trip will visit some key components of Quad Cities history and current character.