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Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield

  Events on Wednesday, June 05, 2013, ISM Springfield   

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 ...


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

  Events, ISM Springfield   

Satur-Play! - Letters to Lincoln
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 02, 2015, 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: Botanical Studies in the Illinois Ozarks, Rare Plants, Pollinators, and Prairies
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 06, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by
William E. McClain

Three species of the plant genus Phemeranthus occur in Illinois and two of these, P. Find out more ...


Second Friday at the Illinois State Museum
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, May 08, 2015, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Experience the Illinois State Museum After Hours!
Meet up with friends for SECOND Friday at the Illinois State Museum! Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Art Speaks!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 09, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

For centuries artists have combined text and art to convey stories. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - Sticky Letters!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 09, 2015, 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: Just Pictures
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, May 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sometimes the pictures tell the whole story. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: The End of an Era? Early Holocene Caribou Hunting Strategies in the Upper Great Lakes
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Dr. John M. O’Shea, Curator of Great Lakes Archaeology, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, University of Michigan

With the grudging withdrawal of the continental ice sheets at the end of the Pleistocene, the Great Lakes oscillated between higher and lower water levels before stabilizing at modern elevations. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - Fun Flight!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 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: Looking Back, Moving Forward: 40 Years in Review
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The best part of any journey is the people we meet along the way.

Presented by Dr. Find out more ...


Text Talks
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

JOIN US AT THE ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM FOR TEXT-TALKS!

Text Talks is a three-part series of gallery discussions by nine artists exhibited in Pro-Text: When Words Enter Visual Art. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - Art of Kite Making!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 23, 2015, 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 ...


Summer Passport Program
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, May 25, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer Passport Program
May 25 - August 16
Free • Recommended for grades K-5

The Summer Museum Passport program is back! Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: A Personal Introduction to Scandinavian-American Dance Music
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With Recorded and Live Demonstrations by Dr. Erich Schroeder
and Dr. Sharon Graf and Dale C. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - Go Fish?
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 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: Growing Up Wild: Penguins on Parade
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - Wednesday, June 03, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about penguins and other birds who cannot fly.

Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: Growing Up Wild: Penguins on Parade
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - Wednesday, June 03, 2015, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Learn about penguins and other birds who cannot fly.

Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - That's a Wrap!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, June 06, 2015, 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 ...


Sticky Icky Ooey Gooey Summer Camp
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, June 08, 2015 - Friday, June 12, 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please note that the above times only reflect the full day camp. See below for half day and extended care times.

Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 12
Entering grades K-2
Full Day: 9 am-4 pm, Members $135, Non-members $150
Half Day: 9 am-Noon or 1-4 pm, Members $90, Non-members $100
Extended care 8-9 am & 4-5 pm: $10/day

Play with art and science this summer! Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: "A Sunny" Story Time
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, June 08, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

It keeps us warm, gives light, helps plants grow, and so much more. Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: The Magic School Bus Sees Stars
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ms. Frizzle and the gang blast off into space to learn about stars.

Find out more ...


Bob Steffan Summer Film Fest: The Magic School Bus Sees Stars
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ms. Frizzle and the gang blast off into space to learn about stars.

Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: Skywatchers of Ancient North America: Celestial Alignments with Mounds, Structures, and Stone Circles
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by William R. Iseminger, Assistant Site Manager/Public Relations, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville, IL

Archaeological investigations have revealed that ancient peoples in North America employed astronomical observations in order to determine the onset of various seasons as well as to understand the length of the year. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Solar Powered
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Everything in our solar system revolves around one huge ball of fiery gas: the sun. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! - Solar Paper
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 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: Kids Discover Bats
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

There are over 1,000 kinds of bats. Learn about these gentle, helpful creatures and how you can help them survive.

Find out more ...


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

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