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Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield

  Events, ISM Springfield   

Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Reading Rainbow: Chickens Aren't the Only Ones — Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even a couple of mammals lay eggs. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Reading Rainbow: Chickens Aren't the Only Ones — Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even a couple of mammals lay eggs. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Bugs
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Growing Up Wild: Frontier Friends — Bison and prairie dogs, marmots, and mountain goats-they're animals living in some unfriendly places.

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, July 08, 2014 - Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Growing Up Wild: Frontier Friends — Bison and prairie dogs, marmots, and mountain goats-they're animals living in some unfriendly places.

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: The Louis Blanchette Site: A Circa-1770 French-Canadian Settlement in Missouri
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Dr. Steve J. Dasovich (Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Missouri)

Old living floors for two buildings have been identified at the French Colonial Louis Blanchette Site in St. Find out more ...


Mission Illinois Science Workshop
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grades (completed): 6-8
Early registration (by June 23): $35 members, $45 for non-members
Late registration (after June 23): $40 members, $50 for non-members
Register at bit.ly/missionil by July 6

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to collect evidence of environmental change in Illinois from 500 million years ago to today. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: The Secret Life of Prairies
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Before Illinois grew corn and soybeans, tallgrass prairie covered most of the state. Join us for Super Saturday on July 12! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Lets Go! Vacations
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, July 14, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Whether you fly, or drive, or stay home, vacations can be lots of fun. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus: Wet All Over — Take a rainy ride on the Magic School Bus through the life cycle of a water drop.

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, July 15, 2014 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus: Wet All Over — Take a rainy ride on the Magic School Bus through the life cycle of a water drop.

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 ...


Satur-Play! Float Your Boat
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Backyard Safari: Home Sweet Home — Learn how animals live, what their homes look like, and how they build them.

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, July 22, 2014 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Backyard Safari: Home Sweet Home — Learn how animals live, what their homes look like, and how they build them.

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 ...


Naturally Inspired Art Workshop
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grades 1-2 (completed)

For centuries, artists have been creating works of art inspired by the natural world around them. Find out more ...


Naturally Inspired Art Workshop
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

9:00 am to Noon
Grades 3-5 (completed)

For centuries, artists have been creating works of art inspired by the natural world around them. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Gelatin Printmaking
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Magic School Bus Gets Lost in Space — Arnold's know-it-all cousin drives Ms. Frizzle's class crazy when she joins them on a field trip in space.

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, July 29, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Magic School Bus Gets Lost in Space — Arnold's know-it-all cousin drives Ms. Frizzle's class crazy when she joins them on a field trip in space.

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 ...


Satur-Play! Foam Planes
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Sharktacular
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, August 09, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Believe it or not…
Millions of years before Illinois boasted bountiful prairie grasses or amazing agriculture, our state was covered by an ocean. Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Forest Animals
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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


Paul Mickey Science Series: Secondary Colonization and the Persistence of Cultural Traditions: A Look at Ceramic Wares and Food Comsumption in Post-Conquest
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Elizabeth M. Scott, Associate Professor Emerita, Illinois State University, will present "Secondary Colonization and the Persistence of Cultural Traditions: A Look at Ceramic Wares and Food Consumption in Post-Conquest Quebec."

In settings of secondary colonization, where one European colony is colonized by another European nation, the material culture available to all residents is controlled by the conquering nation. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Make Slime!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Paper Quilts
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Teacher Appreciation Event
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

WHAT:
6th Annual Teacher Appreciation Event
Presented by Illinois State Museum and the Springfield Public Schools Foundation

WHEN:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Illinois State Museum
502 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706-5000

WHO:
All educators from Springfield and surrounding communities

WHY:
“This annual event is designed to recognize teachers for the important role they play in our community,” said Nina Walthall, Associate Curator of Education, Illinois State Museum. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Walter Filters
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, August 30, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Unlocking the Mystery of Edwards Place
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, September 03, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Erika Holst, Springfield Art Association

Built in 1833, Edwards Place is the oldest house in town. Find out more ...


FIRST FRIDAY at the ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM: LOCALICIOUS
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, September 05, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Fridays at the Illinois State Museum are back! After a summer-long hiatus, your state museum will once again be open after hours to celebrate the unique cultural heritage of Illinois. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Soap Soufflé
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, September 06, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Fishy Fun
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, September 08, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Listen to stories about fish and see specimens from the Museum's collections.

Join us the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: Morton Village: New Views on the Intersection of Oneota and Mississippian Worlds
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Dr. Jodie A. O'Gorman, Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology, Michigan State University

Understanding the larger social context for elevated levels of violence that have been documented for late prehistory in the Central Illinois River Valley has been the over-arching goal guiding research at the Morton Village excavations for the past seven years. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Living Fossils of Gymnosperms Currently Endemic to Eastern Asia
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Hong Qian, Curator of Botany, Illinois State Museum

Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Illinois State Museum: Museum Kicks on Route 66
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

You voted. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Route 66 Racetrack
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Brown Bag Lecture Series
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Jeffery Saunders, Curator and Chair of Geology, Illinois State Museum, will present "A BESTIARY OF THE Beautiful-horned Wild Beast of the Low Hills AND OTHERS OF ITS ICE AGE COHORT IN ILLINOIS."

Weekly lectures held at the Museum's Research and Collections Center. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Leaf "Salad" Art
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Bowed Chordophones* of the World
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Sharon Graf, University of Illinois, Springfield

*chordophone, any of a class of musical instruments in which a stretched, vibrating string produces the initial sound. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Cloud in a Bottle
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Every Saturday is Super!
Experience Satur-Play! at the Illinois State Museum. Be drawn in by fun science experiments and art projects so entertaining and intriguing, you may forget you are learning! Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: An Art Historian's Sketchbook: The Female Figure
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Jennifer Jaskowiak, Curator of Art, ISM Lockport Gallery

The female form has been depicted by many artists—both male and female—within all genres throughout art history. Find out more ...


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

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