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Thursday, June 21, 2012 04:45 am
The Illinois State Museum focuses on art and movement in a free family event, Art on the Move, Saturday, June 23. Motion-inspired activities and crafts are highlighted. Children can make blurred actio...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 04:42 am
The Illinois State Museum houses a new exhibition through Jan. 6, 2013, titled Luminous Ground: Artists with Histories. These 11 Illinois artists have histories because they are 78 to more than 90 yea...
Thursday, March 22, 2012 06:33 am
Sunday, March 25, is the Central Illinois premiere, and national tour kickoff, of the film Romanza by director and producer Michael Miner. The 87-minute documentary captures the complete Golden State ...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 02:16 am
Local authors Kenneth Farnsworth, Dr. John Walthall and Robert Mazrim sign copies of their recently published books in The Museum Store. Farnsworth and Walthall’s book, Bottled in Illinois: Embo...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 02:12 am
The Illinois State Museum is partnering with the National Park Service for National Fossil Day on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in hopes of raising awareness of the scientific and educational value of fossils. ...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 05:53 am
Illinois State Museum, Prairie Art Alliance, Springfield Art Association, University of Illinois at Springfield and Robert Morris College have bound together to present a citywide exhibition, Partners...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 01:17 pm
Grab your seats and tickets and get ready for a night somewhere over the rainbow as The Muni closes out its season with everyone’s favorite story and musical, The Wizard of Oz. Kara DeWall plays...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 05:53 pm
Renowned Peoria Storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis portrays famous birdman John James Audubon telling stories at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. about his famous trek across Illinois 200 years ago. At 2:30 ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 06:30 pm
The Illinois State Museum upgraded its facilities for children and launches the space March 26 as they cut the ceremonial ribbon at 9:30 a.m. to open the new Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum. Family-orien...



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