Illinois State Museum
502 S Spring St
Springfield, IL 62706
Illinois State Museum News
Remember when Mr. Wizard, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and Beakman’s World made science fun?
Crafters of all ages, disciplines, interests, and skill levels celebrate by creating something new.
World Wildlife Day this year celebrates “Life Below Water: For People and Planet.” Illinois is bordered by 880 miles of rivers and contains over 87,000 miles of rivers and streams within its borders.
Summer Camp is back at the ISM!
Brown Bag Program presented by Michael McNerney Free, Donations Appreciated
Both workshops: Members $15, Non-members $20 One workshop: Members $10, Non-members $15 Join Curator of Art and History Erika Holst for two introductory workshops on family history.
What do Gertrude Abercrombie, Juliet Kepes, and Judy Chicago all have in common?
The annual Fulton-Mason Eagle Day event will be held on February 2, 2019.
At Dickson Mounds Museum’s Tot Time on Thursday, February 7at 9:30 a.m., the Peoria Park District Zoo will present ‘Scales, Feathers, & Fur’ featuring live animals.
Join us for a dose of summer during the January Brown Bag.
Fee: $10 adults, $8 Museum Members and Children under 12 For over five decades, Bryan Bowers has combined instrumental virtuosity with warmth, eloquence, and expression.
Deadline extended! If you would like to submit a photo of your immigrant ancestor for inclusion in our We are Illinoisans exhibition, you have until January 11 to do so!
On the fourth Friday of each month through May the Museum will be open late for live music, food, and fun!
Come in and see us today from 9am- 4:30pm and remember that the Museum is closed tomorrow, Christmas Day.
Announces their new exhibition (UNTITLED) house featuring art from the collection of Diane and Browne Goodwin of Plainfield, Illinois.
Illinois State Museum issued the following announcement on Dec. 7.The Illinois State Museum in Springfield has opened a new exhibit Harvesting the River: Pearl Buttons focusing on an important and historic Illinois industry – the harvesting of freshwater mussels from Illinois waters.
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, December 15 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be ‘Create with Clay.’
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to commemorate the completion of a new footbridge on the Museum’s grounds
Tales from the Vault Program moderated by Betsy Dollar, Springfield Art Association For nearly a century, Marshall Field's flagship store in Chicago dazzled visitors at Christmas time with its holiday window displays, a giant tree in the Walnut Room, and whimsical decorations, including Uncle Mistletoe and Aunt Holly.
In conjunction with the Collections Super Saturday, view the collections of local children and teens.