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

Research & Collections Center Events

Dickson Mounds Events

Lockport Gallery Events
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Apr 27 2019 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Mike Anderson will present two Mountain Dulcimer Workshops, focusing on folk songs. A session for beginners will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. and for experienced players from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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Apr 27 2019 - 12:00pm to Apr 28 2019 - 12:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
This overnight workshop is a sequel to Wilderness Survival 1.0. Through hands-on experience, participants will implement the skills and knowledge gained during the 1.0 session.
Crenshaw house
May 1 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark recruited 11 men from the garrison of Ft. Kaskaskia (1803-1807) in Randolph County, Illinois, in 1803, to join their famous expedition to explore the American West.