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Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield

  Events on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, ISM Springfield   

Brownbag Lectures: Life on the Edge: A Research Report by Tracy Evans
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tracy Evans, Illinois State Museum research associate in zoology, will present an overview of her research projects involving the study of invertebrates in an agricultural landscape.

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Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

  Events, ISM Springfield   

Brownbag Lectures: Life on the Edge: A Research Report by Tracy Evans
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tracy Evans, Illinois State Museum research associate in zoology, will present an overview of her research projects involving the study of invertebrates in an agricultural landscape.

Find out more ...


Recycled Play Day
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Illinois State Museum for a Recycled Play Day in honor of Earth Day. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Five Years at Morton Village: What Have We Learned?
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Michael Conner, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Anthropology, ISM Dickson Mounds Museum

The summer of 2012 marked the fifth season of excavations at the Morton Village site by Dickson Mounds Museum and Michigan State University. Find out more ...


Share A Meal with Community Shares
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Dine out next Wednesday to support the Illinois State Museum Society and Community Shares, a coalition of community non-profit organizations. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: "Scenes from the WPA"
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

John Lustig, Director of the ISM Lockport Gallery, will be speaking on the art made during the years of “The Great Depression” (1935-1943). Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: The Big Deal about Big Game: Early Paleoindian Use of Pleistocene Megafauna
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Dr. Chris Widga, Assistant Curator of Geology, Illinois State Museum

Early Paleoindians hunted the last of the Pleistocene megafauna to extinction . Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Dark Chapters: Gangsters in Southern Illinois
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Taylor Pensoneau

Taylor Pensoneau, author of two books about crime in southern Illinois, will talk about legendary gangsters and racketeering in southern Illinois from 1920-1988.

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Super Saturdays at the Museum: Blue Stems & Blue Gills: State Symbols
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Did you know that popcorn is the Illinois State snack, or that the State dance is the square dance? Learn more about what makes Illinois truly unique during  “Blue Stems & Blue Gills: State Symbols.” Discover the Illinois State fruit, song, and more through a variety of crafts, games, and activities.

Bring the whole family to Super Saturdays at the State Museum! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Let's Get Moving
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2nd Monday of each month at 10:00 am
Free and open to the public

Join us each month for a new program designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Native American Medicinal Garden
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by: Sally Wagoner, Former Wellness and Development Director, American Indian Center of Chicago

Sally Wagoner will present a discussion about medicinal plants and explain how learning about these plants and the relationship Native people had and still have can help one's garden, their family's health, and the well being of our planet.

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Brownbag Lectures: Diagnosing the Whole Patient: Using Poverty Simulation to Help Residents See Beyond Medical Issues
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by:
Jacqueline Ferguson, MA; Andrew Varney, MD; and Ross Silverman, JD
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Physicians-in-training (residents) can lose compassion for, and understanding of, their patients as residents attempt to master their chosen profession.To combat this lack of understanding and compassion, resident physicians at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine participated in an interactive poverty simulation designed to: (a) teach them the issues facing people living in poverty, (b) help them understand the issues that prevent patients from being compliant, and (c) help them become more compassionate toward the poor and poverty-stricken. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Yachties in Fatu Hiva: Tourism Theory and Ethnography by Leisure Sailors
ISM Research & Collections Center
Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lecture will be held on TUESDAY, May 28th. 

Presented by Dr. Sharon S. Graf, Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology and Director of Music, University of Illinois at Springfield

Dr. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top — Mrs. Frizzle and her class dive into the sea to discover how volcanoes form islands.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top —  Mrs. Frizzle and her class dive into the sea to discover how volcanoes form islands.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Audubon's Adventures in Illinois
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 07, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spend an hour in the studio of one of America’s greatest naturalists and wildlife artists. Find out more ...


Birding in the Museum with Audubon
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 07, 2013, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join John James Audubon, portrayed by storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis, on a unique bird watching adventure as he regales listeners with his in-depth observations of the species found in the Museum’s Changes exhibition.

This program is part of History Comes Alive. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Travelin' the Land of Lincoln
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, June 08, 2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Vacation in the past at the June 8th Super Saturday “Travelin’ the Land of Lincoln.” Explore how people—past and present—travel Illinois in planes, trains, and everything in between! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Beautiful Butterflies
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, June 10, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2nd Monday of each month at 10:00 am
Free and open to the public

Join us each month for a new program designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Backyard Safari: Butterflies

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Backyard Safari: Butterflies

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: Archaeology of Camp Nelson, Kentucky: A Large U.S. Civil War Depot and Recruitment Center
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

**The Paul Mickey Science Series for June, July, and August will follow a theme on the Civil War and will take place in the Illinois State Museum's Thorne Deuel Auditorium, 502 S. Find out more ...


Super Science Mini-Camp: "Trilobites, Tully Monster & More"
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, June 13, 2013, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Date: Thursday, June 13
Times: 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Grades: (completed) 3rd - 5th
Cost: ISMS Members $20 and Non-members $30

Go on an underwater adventure right here in Illinois! Find out more ...


Super Science Mini-Camp: "Trilobites, Tully Monster & More"
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 14, 2013, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Date: Thursday, June 14
Times: 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Grades: (completed) 1st and 2nd
Cost: ISMS Members $20 and Non-members $30

Go on an underwater adventure right here in Illinois! Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Growing Up Wild: Penguins on Parade — Learn about penguins and other birds who cannot fly.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Growing Up Wild: Penguins on Parade — Learn about penguins and other birds who cannot fly.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants — Join Mrs. Frizzle's class in learning about the industrious life of ants.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants — Join Mrs. Frizzle's class in learning about the industrious life of ants.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Kids Unplugged: 1800s Fun & Games Kids' Night Out
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 28, 2013, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Children living in the 1800s often had to work hard, but after the chores were done it was time to play. Find out more ...


Audubon's Adventures in Illinois
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 28, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spend an hour in the studio of one of America’s greatest naturalists and wildlife artists. Find out more ...


Birding in the Museum with Audubon
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join John James Audubon, portrayed by storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis, on a unique bird watching adventure as he regales listeners with his in-depth observations of the species found in the Museum’s Changes exhibition.

This program is part of History Comes Alive. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 - Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus Goes to Mussel Beach — Mrs. Frizzle's class learns about the animals who live on the beach.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 - Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus Goes to Mussel Beach — Mrs. Frizzle's class learns about the animals who live on the beach.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Audubon's Adventures in Illinois
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, July 05, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spend an hour in the studio of one of America’s greatest naturalists and wildlife artists. Find out more ...


Birding in the Museum with Audubon
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, July 05, 2013, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join John James Audubon, portrayed by storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis, on a unique bird watching adventure as he regales listeners with his in-depth observations of the species found in the Museum’s Changes exhibition.

This program is part of History Comes Alive. Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, July 08, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2nd Monday of each month at 10:00 am
Free and open to the public

Join us each month for a new program designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 - Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Reading Rainbow: Once There Was a Tree — Learn about trees and how they provide food, shelter, and the air you breathe.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 - Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Reading Rainbow: Once There Was a Tree — Learn about trees and how they provide food, shelter, and the air you breathe.

The Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest films are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00 A.M. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: New Philadelphia (Pike County, Illinois) and the Civil War
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Paul Mickey Science Series for June, July, and August will follow a theme on the Civil War and will take place in the Illinois State Museum's Thorne Deuel Auditorium, 502 S. Find out more ...


3D Thinking and Printing Demonstration at the Illinois State Museum
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, July 12, 2013, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing technology? The Illinois State Museum in Springfield will host public demonstrations of 3D printing and scanning on Friday, July 12 from 9:30 a.m. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: At Home in the 1860's
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore life at home in Illinois during the 1860s. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

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