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
Sep 12 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
This month's program will be held on Saturday, September 14th as part of the Paddle the Preserve event.
Ivas John
Sep 12 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Acoustic blues musician Ivas John’s story is as unique as his music.
Sep 14 2019 - 7:45am to 7:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
This trip blends fact and fiction, revealing the stories of African Americans whose lives began in enslavement and endured struggles even after receiving freedom.