October 31, 2011
Send a soldier a historic greeting this holiday season
Presidential Library and Museum offer "Boys in Blue" Civil War postcards
that can be sent to Illinois troops stationed overseas

September 29, 2011
3-D scenes of death: Stereoscopic cards of Ford's Theatre box and Lincoln's first burial site are artifacts of the month for October
Each month, a different major artifact from the recently acquired Taper Collection will be featured at the Lincoln Presidential Museum

September 16, 2011
Presidential Museum to participate in Smithsonian
Magazine Museum Day September 24
Free admission that day to those who download ticket
from magazine's website

May 20, 2011
Half price Museum admission during June for residents of Edwards, Hamilton,
Wabash and Wayne Counties

April 28, 2011
Abraham Lincoln's White House quill pen is artifact of the
month for May
Each month, a different major artifact from the recently acquired
Taper Collection will be featured at the Lincoln Presidential Museum

April 26, 2011
National Travel and Tourism Week activities May 7 - 15 at Springfield's Union Station

April 22, 2011
Brunch and book discussion with author and
New York Times columnist Adam Goodheart May 21
at Lincoln Presidential Library

April 21, 2011
Civil War Tactics and Strategy program May 12 at
Lincoln Presidential Museum
First in a series for the Civil War Sesquicentennial that will cover
most of the war's major battles

April 18, 2011
Half price Museum admission during May for
residents of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton and Greene Counties

April 14, 2011
Lewis and Clark Community College Choir to perform
April 30 at Lincoln Presidential Museum

April 11, 2011
Original Mary Lincoln dress to be displayed Mother's
Day weekend at Presidential Museum
Chocolate-smeared letter written by Willie Lincoln also featured in the
Museum's Treasures Gallery

April 7, 2011
Re-writing history with Lincoln's own pen
Presidential Library and Museum to receive golden gift April 15

March 31, 2011
Special assassination evening performances, exhibits
scheduled April 14 at Lincoln Presidential Museum

March 30, 2011
Presidential Museum to be a location for April 2
"Money Smart Kids Read" statewide event

March 29, 2011
Would Lincoln support today's Wisconsin state workers?
Presidential Library and Museum blog examines "labor" speech delivered in Wisconsin in 1859

March 29, 2011
Abraham Lincoln's bloody gloves from his
assassination are artifacts of the month for April
Each month, a different major artifact from the recently acquired Taper Collection will be featured at the Lincoln Presidential Museum

March 28, 2011
Illinois answers the call
"Boys in Blue" Civil War 150th anniversary exhibit opens April 12 at
Lincoln Presidential Library

March 23, 2011
Props from new Lincoln assassination film The Conspirator on display March 30 – May 5
at Lincoln Presidential Museum
The Robert Redford produced and directed film opens April 15

March 17, 2011
Former Gov. Jim Edgar oral histories now on line
Conference on Edgar's years as Governor to be held April 15 — 16 at
Lincoln Presidential Library

March 16, 2011
Half price Museum admission during April for residents of Douglas, Ford and Woodford Counties

March 3, 2011
Freedom in the nation's capital
Struggle for equality in Washington, D.C., is topic of March 22
book discussion and signing at Presidential Museum

March 2, 2011
Presidential Library and Museum named a top
wedding reception venue
"The Knot" lists institution in its "Best of Weddings 2011"

March 1, 2011
Author of new slave narrative and 40 "Veggie Tales"
books to hold book signing March 19 at Lincoln
Presidential Museum

February 28, 2011
Mary Lincoln's cameo keepsakes are artifacts of the month for March
Each month, a different major artifact from the recently acquired
Taper Collection will be featured at the Lincoln Presidential Museum

February 17, 2011
Half price Museum admission during March for
residents of Knox, Mason and Tazewell Counties

February 17, 2011
Acclaimed slave drama FLIGHT to be presented
during March at Lincoln Presidential Museum
Museum's first production to commemorate 150th
anniversary of the Civil War

February 4, 2011
World Record Attempt
Civil War 150th Anniversary February 11, 2011
Live webcast in place to allow nationwide participation in February 11 world record attempt
Live simultaneous reading of Lincoln speech will kick off nation's Civil War Sesquicentennial observance

January 24, 2011
Should Lincoln get all of the credit he receives for freedom and equality?
Renowned African American history expert Dr. Charles Branham to speak February 15
at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

January 21, 2011
Black Civil War soldier's experience to be presented February 5 at Presidential Museum
The one-man show "A Soldier's Story" traces a veteran's journey from slavery to freedom

January 18, 2011
Half price Museum admission during February for residents of Alexander, Johnson, Pulaski and Union Counties