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
Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Siders to Hidden Tigers
Sep 21 2017 - 4:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Join us for a celebration of a new book by Michael Jeffords and Susan Post: "Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers".
http://summerartseries.com/archives/events/steampunk-music-festival
Sep 23 2017 (All day)
The Great Mid Western Ballyhoo
Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Steampunk festival featuring Live Music, Pop up Shopping! VIP GAlA, and High Tea.
Sep 23 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
The Illinois State Museum will open its doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian magazine’s thirteenth annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the US open their doors for free to those who download a ticket.