Illinois State Museum Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year at all of its facilities. Most events are free to the public, though some at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield may require paying admission to the Museum. Click on the event listing for details.

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Illinois State Museum Events

ISM-Research & Collections Center

ISM-Dickson Mounds

ISM-Lockport Gallery

Online Events
Image is of Illinois River Biological Station technician holding a large fish.
Aug 5 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Technicians from the Illinois River Biological Station (IRBS) will have various live fish for this show-n-tell program.
1950's archeological dig
Aug 5 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Learn about archaeology and the National Park Service! Join National Park Service archaeologists to hear how they determine when and where to conduct archaeological digs.
ARTacular Logo
Aug 7 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Join us at the Museum to enjoy three incredible art exhibits and participate in family-friendly artmaking activities.