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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
Illinois State Museum is planning a fun and educational Saturday for families and individuals on Feb. 22. Learn about the heritage and traditions of various world cultures through hands-on crafts, int...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am

Nov. 16, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

 Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, author and executive director of Organization for Bat Conservation, will speak about traveling the world to discover the truly uniqu...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am

Friday, Nov. 1, 5-8pm

 Joining the Downtown First Fridays lineup is the Illinois State Museum. Nov. 1, Springfield’s unsung gem will stay open past hours and present an array of activities. In the lobby, you can wat...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 04:16 am
Explore the collections of area children and teens including rocks, minerals, coins, toys and more, Saturday, March 9, at the Illinois State Museum. Children between the ages of 8 and 15 years old wil...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 01:22 pm
The next Paul Mickey Science Series lecture will to be held in the Illinois State Museum Thorne Deuel Auditorium on Jan. 9. Dr. Eric Grimm, ISM curator and chair of botany, will present, “The Sc...
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. ...



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