Thursday, April 2, 2020



The American Revolutionary War in the West Exhibit Opening

French Colonial America

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A new museum exhibit, The American Revolutionary War in the West, opens at The Centre for French Colonial Life in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri on May 30, 2020. This exhibit highlights the attacks on St. Louis and Cahokia on May 26, 1780 as well as the George Rogers Clark campaigns and other actions along the Mississippi River.

Grand opening celebration on May 30, 2020, at 10 am. The exhibit will be open May 30-December 31, 2020.

**CANCELLED** Canvas and Cocktails at the Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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Whether enjoying a “date night” or just a fun time getting together with friends, you’ll spend the evening making your very own work of art with inspiration and one-on-one help from an art instructor with the Springfield Art Association. 

2018 ISHS Annual Awards Winners

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Congratulations to all the nominees and award recipients for the 2018 ISHS Annual Awards. Every one of these projects reflects great credit on the individuals, historical societies or museums, presses, and communities from which they spring. They also showcase the varied and impressive breadth of our Prairie State history. As we move through and beyond our state’s bicentennial year, we appreciate this opportunity to thank the scholars, curators, and public historians who choose to commemorate Illinois’s past through their creative efforts, thereby encouraging further research and understanding of our state’s history.
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