Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Summer Film Fest: Dinosaurs

Summer Film Fest
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
ISM Thorne Deuel Auditorium
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Fossils can be pieced together to discover what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived. Observing the characteristics and behaviors of some animals alive today may also give us clues.

Just Outside Cahokia

(There's an Ancient History of Illinois)
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thorne Deuel Auditorium
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
With the 300 year history of the southwestern Illinois Cahokian metropolis becoming well known, more attention is shifting to central Illinois in the time before, during, and after Cahokia.

The Archaeology of Dickson Mounds

archaeological study sketch of Dickson Mounds burial
Cultural Change and Demographic Variation in the Life of a Late Prehistoric Cemetery
  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thorne Deuel Auditorium
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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.


Subscribe to RSS - Illinois State Museum, Springfield