Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year for all ages. Most events are free with admission to the Museum. Please see the event listings for details.

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All ISM Events
Wonder Women of History logo
Mar 4 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Learn about some of the amazing women from Illinois history through activities, crafts, and displays.
archaeological study sketch of Dickson Mounds burial
Mar 8 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Cultural Change and Demographic Variation in the Life of a Late Prehistoric Cemetery
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
In 1927, Dr. Don F. Dickson, a chiropractor, began the scientific excavation of an American Indian mound in his father's back yard that would forever change the complexion of American archaeology.