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Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield

  Events on Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 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 ...


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

  Events, ISM Springfield   

Satur-Play! Make Play Dough
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 01, 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 ...


LOCALICIOUS FIRST FRIDAY PART 3
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Friday, November 07, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Friday is just around the corner! Your state museum will be open after hours to celebrate the unique cultural heritage of Illinois, and this fall, we are absolutely “Localicious.” In addition to fun flavors and activities, take time to investigate our recently opened art exhibits on the second floor, artisan work and more in the Museum Store, and first floor natural history exhibits – both permanent and changing.

WHEN: Friday, November 7, 5-8PM
WHAT:LOCALICIOUS FIRST FRIDAY PART 3
FREE Admission/Cash Bar
Free Parking in the Adjacent State Lots
WHERE:Illinois State Museum502 S. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Night Creatures
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 08, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn about nocturnal animals, see specimens from the Museum's collection, play games, and make crafts.

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


Satur-Play! Make Glowing Eyes
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 08, 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: Fall Fun
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Listen to stories about fall. Find out more ...


Paul Mickey Science Series: Discovering Late Victorian East St. Louis: Urban Archaeology and the New Mississippi River Bridge Project
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by: Dr. Claire Dappert, Illinois State Archaeological Survey

Teams of archaeologists from the Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) conducted large-scale excavations in East St. Find out more ...


Brownbag Lectures: Alaskan Arctic Adventure
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is special, in part because the only way to see it is by foot and raft and getting there is a big part of the adventure. Find out more ...


Biodiversity Blitz! Family Event
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This fun event for families will focus on threatened and endangered plants and animals in Illinois as well as species that have made a comeback from the brink of extinction or extirpation. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Skull Challenge
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 15, 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: Big Things from Small Sites
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Michael Conner, ISM Dickson Mounds Museum

Large prehistoric sites like Cahokia and Dickson Mounds provide a wealth of information on past societies. Find out more ...


Collector's Day
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy fabulous, statewide collections at the Illinois State Museum’s 2014 Collector’s Day!
Discover collections that exist outside museums. Find out more ...


Satur-Play! Leafy Art
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 22, 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! Puff Mobiles
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, November 29, 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 ...


Handmade for the Holidays
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, December 06, 2014, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Still need to go on a holiday shopping spree? This year, make it an Art Spree at the ISM!

WHAT:
Handmade for the Holidays

Illinois Artisan Art Spree

Free Admission & Parking

WHEN:
Saturday, Dec. Find out more ...


Handmade for the Holidays
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Sunday, December 07, 2014, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Still need to go on a holiday shopping spree? This year, make it an Art Spree at the ISM!

WHAT:
Handmade for the Holidays

Illinois Artisan Art Spree

Free Admission & Parking

WHEN:
Saturday, Dec. Find out more ...


Story Time at the Museum: Who? Who? Owls!
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Monday, December 08, 2014, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about owls 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: Freshwater Mussels of the Illinois River Basin: Community Variation and Change
Presented by: Dr. Robert Warren
ISM Research & Collections Center
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Historically, the streams and lakes of Illinois housed a rich fauna of freshwater mussels. Biologists have documented 79 species in the state, and mussel populations were formerly quite large. Find out more ...


Super Saturdays at the Museum: Celebrations Around the World
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn about winter-time cultural celebrations from around the globe, play games, and make crafts.

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


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

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