August 2022

Image of painting, Philip Juras, Beadles Barrens, Edwards County, IL, 2022, oil on canvas
Aug 20 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join artist Philip Juras for a presentation about the Museum’s latest temporary exhibit, “The Long view: Prairie Paintings from Illinois Nature Preserves.”
Photographic image of second floor People of the Valley exhibit.
Aug 25 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Economics
Join Curator of Anthropology Logan Pappenfort as he illustrates the various lifeways of the people who once inhabited the Central Illinois River Valley.
Aug 25 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Illinois State Museum is excited to welcome educators back in person to our annual Teacher Appreciation Event in partnership with Horace Mann and Springfield Public Schools Foundation.
History Happy Hour Logo
Aug 31 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Rock out with a drink at Anvil & Forge and hear about punk rock's influence in the Prairie State.