Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
Image of painting, Philip Juras, Beadles Barrens, Edwards County, IL, 2022, oil on canvas
Aug 20 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
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
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Join Curator of Anthropology Logan Pappenfort as he illustrates the various lifeways of the people who once inhabited the Central Illinois River Valley.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

No events are scheduled at this time. Check back soon for updates.