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
Dec 3 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:30pm
Opening Reception
Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Meet the artists participating in PLEIN AIR 17
Surveying with Abraham Lincoln
Dec 6 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
This presentation will highlight the role of land surveying in the development of the United States.
 Hugo Kringle, Santa Claus’s younger brother.
Dec 7 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Folk musician and storyteller Mike Anderson will portray Hugo Kringle, Santa Claus’s younger brother, and sing holiday songs and tell stories...