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
Oct 13 2018 - 8:30am to Oct 14 2018 - 5:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Dickson Mounds Museum is a stop along the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive.
prehistoric and modern rock art
Oct 14 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
You might think that painting on rocks is a modern trend, but Illinois has examples of rock art spanning centuries.
Wedding shirt
Oct 17 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
The Illinois State Museum recently acquired a large collection of 19th century clothing passed down through several generations of the Enos-Hatch family of Springfield.