Brownbag Lecture Series

Bring your lunch and join us for a different speaker and topic on the third Wednesday of each month. Brown Bag Lectures are held at the ISM Research & Collections Center at 1011 E. Ash Street in Springfield. Access to the building is from 10 ½ Street from Laurel Street. There is ample visitor parking in the west parking lot. For more information, please call 217-785-0037. Brown Bag Lectures are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.

A Shape in Time and Space: The Migration of the Necked Discoid Gravemarker

Michael McNerney
  • Research & Collections Center, Springfield
1011 E. Ash St., Springfield, IL
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Archaeologist and author Michael McNerney will discuss the results of over 22 years of field surveys and research on the humanoid-shaped, frontier-period folk gravemarker first discovered in Pope county Illinois.

Fireflies

Tracy Evans
  • Research & Collections Center, Springfield
1011 E. Ash St., Springfield, IL
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join us for a dose of summer during the January Brown Bag as Dr. Tracy Evans shares what she learned during a recent firefly research project.

Opening the Enos-Hatch Wardrobe: What a Collection of 19th Century Clothing Can Tell us About an Early Illinois Family

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  • Research & Collections Center, Springfield
1011 E. Ash St., Springfield, IL
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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.

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