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
Jan 6 2019 - 3:15pm to Oct 20 2019 - 3:15pm
Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Be inspired while at your favorite drinking establishment, draw it on a napkin and send it in!
Michael McNerney
Mar 20 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
Archaeologist and author Michael McNerney will discuss the results of over 22 years of field surveys and research on the humanoid-shaped, frontier-period folk gravemarker first discovered in Pope county Illinois.
Museum After Hours
Mar 22 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
View the influence of tattoo artists from prehistory to modern times with a special exhibition of objects and artwork from the Museum’s collection.