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
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Feb 8 2020 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Learn how to play the game of chess and acquire basic strategies. If you already know how to play Chess, this is a great opportunity to find your match and hone your skills.
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Feb 23 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
John James Audubon: The Birds of America Prints from the Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Who was Audubon and what makes his project so important? Illinois State Museum’s Curator of Art Douglas Stapleton will answer these questions in this Gallery Talk.
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Feb 29 2020 (All day) to Mar 1 2020 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s 5th Annual Weekend Knap-In.