Imagine a museum exhibition inspired by the music that we love from the last fifty years. It would feature painting, photography, sculpture, installation and illustrations. This art could be paired with rocks, minerals, fossils and meteorites from the world-renowned Geology Collection at the Illinois State Museum.
The bison became the National Mammal in 2016 because of their historical significance and their present day impact. Of course bison have been and are again becoming a big part of Illinois culture and landscape.