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John James Audubon: Extinct and Endangered Species Exhibition Opens posted October 10, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2014, Springfield, IL A selection of the Illinois State Museum's John James Audubon print collection will be showcased in a new exhibition in the Museum's temporary|PERMANENTgallery on the second floor. Read more ...

Volunteers Needed for Play Museum Children’s Area at the Illinois State Museum posted September 30, 2014
Volunteers Needed for Play Museum Children’s Area at the Illinois State Museum The Illinois State Museum, Springfield seeks friendly, energetic volunteers to work with visitors in the Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum, the hands-on children’s area at the Illinois State Museum. Read more ...

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Play Museum Teacher Kits posted August 28, 2014
For More Information Contact: Kara Fedje 217.782.6044play@museum.state.il.uswww.museum.state.il.us PRESS RELEASE: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, August 27, 2014 ANNOUNCING: A new, exciting resource for teachers from the Illinois State Museum!Thanks to a grant from the Susan Cook House Educational Trust, The Illinois State Museum is now able to offer Play Museum Outreach Kits. Read more ...

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Two New Exhibits Open at the Illinois State Museum posted June 20, 2014
ART+SCIENCETwo new exhibits are opening at the Illinois State Museum. Distress Calls: Birds of Illinois will be opening in the Hot Science Gallery in the Changes exhibition and A Rural Lens: Photographs of Frank Sadorus will be displayed in the newly unveiled temporary|PERMANENT gallery on the second floor. Read more ...

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