PRICE: $5 adults 19-64
We Are Illinoisans
Open February 23 through June 7, 2019
Illinois State Museum Second Floor Gallery
We Are Illinoisans is an exhibition highlighting immigrants to Illinois from the 18th century to today through photos, objects, and life stories. This show will explore the evolving reasons people came to Illinois and experiences of new immigrants through the personal stories of more than a dozen people who left their home states and countries to settle in Illinois. In addition, the exhibition will include a display of ancestor photographs crowd-sourced from the people of Illinois.
The Illinois State Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. The Museum is located at 502 South Spring Street in Springfield. Museum admission: $5 for adults ages 19-64; free admission for Members, youth, seniors, military, and veterans. For additional information, please call (217) 558-6696.