Illinois State Museum Online Events

In order to promote the safety of our visitors, and in compliance with State guidelines, all in-person special events and programs held inside Illinois State Museum facilities have been canceled. However, online events are being planned and provided. 

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Indigenous Led Initiatives speaker headshots
May 13 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Global Conversations on the Return of Cultural Heritage Series
In this conversation with Indigenous experts, attendees will learn about repatriation initiatives led by Indigenous peoples on three continents.
Mother Jones
May 25 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
An Irish immigrant who suffered the tragic loss of her family and then her business organized strikes and demonstrations across the country and was a co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World, being called “the most dangerous woman in America.”
Museum Dialogs speaker headshots
May 27 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Global Conversations on the Return of Cultural Heritage Series
This conversation will focus on the transcontinental dialogues taking place both among museums and between museums and communities to ensure the return of tangible and intangible heritage to the places and communities where they belong.