State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A special exhibit telling the story of Illinois music opened Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, with stunning artifacts from legends like Miles Davis, Howlin’ Wolf, Cheap Trick and Earth, Wind & Fire. “State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois” explores the state’s impact on musical genres…

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales: Whoops!

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales is a story time that incorporates hands-on activities, arts and crafts, and exciting books for children five and younger and their caregivers. This month’s theme is…

2022 Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Red Carpet Corridor 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

The annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival is all about family fun on the most famous road in America - Route 66.  Sponsored by the twelve communities which make up the…

24th Annual Conference on Illinois History – “Stories of Resilience”

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

The 24th Annual Conference on Illinois History - “Stories of Resilience” wil be held at Abraham Presidential Library & Museum October 6-7, 2022. Illinois and the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and all that it has wrought. Yet, amid tragedy and uncertainty, stories of human resilience continue to light the path forward…