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
Photographic image of three Cloudman pottery sherds.
Feb 19 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ancient Pottery, Cuisine, and Society in the Northern Great Lakes
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Dr. Susan M. Kooiman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will present "Ancient Pottery, Cuisine, and Society in the Northern Great Lakes" on February 19th at 2:00 p.m. in the Museum’s auditorium.
Light and dark morph snow geese in shallow water courtesy of Mick Thompson, C.C. Flicker:  https://flic.kr/p/QEtdR6
Mar 2 2023 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
The program will highlight what these birds eat, where they live, why they migrate, and about their role in the environment.
Photographic image of scissors, crayons, paint brushs, pencils and art supplies in tin cups.
Mar 11 2023 - 2:00pm to May 13 2023 - 3:30pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
This program is held on the second Saturday of each month from 2:00-3:30 p.m. beginning March 11th through May 13th

Illinois State Museum Online Events

No events are scheduled at this time. Check back soon for updates.