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
Nov 3 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Join us for an afternoon of vibrant music and stories relating to the Illinois Bicentennial as performed by Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole.
Coffin Drawing
Nov 7 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Springfield
Incompetent robbers tried to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body, and bumbling officials almost let them get away.
Paul Mickey Learning Series
Nov 7 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Rugged individuals, lazy wastrels, self-made men, or border banditti are among the many descriptions heaped upon the Anglo-American settlers of early Illinois.