Dickson Mounds Museum Store
The Illinois Artisans Program:
Fine Craft Made in Illinois
The Illinois Artisans Program focuses national attention on the rich heritage of the fine crafting that exists in Illinois. Our juried artists participate in art sprees, craft festivals, exhibitions and other events held at our locations in order to promote their work. The Illinois Artisans Program markets crafts through four locations: (Directory not visible to the right? Click here)
- The Museum Store, Illinois State Museum, Springfield: Museum Events
Become an Illinois Artisan, Oct 12th is the next opportunity
The Illinois Artisans Program is continually looking for talented new artists to join the Program. Artisans jury in a range of media including art, fine craft and traditional crafts. We showcase work in over 26 categories including jewelry, glass, ceramics, painting, fiber, baskets, furniture and quilts.
The Illinois Artisans Program provides venues for local artisans to display and sell their work. We have sales galleries throughout Illinois, as well as exhibition opportunities including the Wine & Art Festival in Southern Illinois & monthly Art Spree in Chicago. As part of the Illinois State Museum, we are re-envisioning both museums stores and educating the public on craft. Learn More & Apply
Thank you to the artisans who applied for our Spring 2015 session. We expect jury and selection to be completed by the beginning of June, 2015.
THE DICKSON MOUNDS MUSEUM STORE
The Dickson Mounds Museum Gift Shop is one of four shops in the state exhibiting fine craft hand-made by juried members of the Illinois Artisans Program. The Shop offers a wide selection of fine craft and art by some of the finest artisans in Illinois. Here you will find unique items related to the Museum's focus area of archeology, American Indian culture, natural history, and rural life and culture, such as Native American beaded jewelry and wildlife photography. Stop in and find hand-crafted gifts for every occasion. The Gift Shop also sponsors special events, exhibits, and craft demonstrations by talented artisans.
- Located in the Dickson Mounds Museum facility
Lewistown, IL 61542
- Monday through Saturday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.; Sunday: Noon - 5:00 P.M.
- Contact Information
- Telephone: 309-547-3721
- 60 Miles northwest of Springfield, Routes 78 and 97 inside the Museum.