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Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield

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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 ...


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

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