The Rockford Zoning Board of Appeals voted this week to grant a special-use permit to build a $10 million International Women's Baseball Museum at Beyer Park on the city's southeast side, the Rockford Register Star reported.
The storage-room merchants' desk where President-elect Abraham Lincoln penned his first inaugural address was unveiled by Illinois officials Thursday after a painstaking restoration to its 1850s splendor.
Starting Thursday, the recently-restored desk Lincoln used to write the famous speech will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for the next six months.
The Ramblers will perform traditional American fiddle tunes and songs from Central and Southern Illinois, as well as original music by the late fiddler and composer Garry Harrison of Charleston.
A visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York's Financial District would be a refresher lesson – a look at history from a distance – I told myself.
The Decatur City Council will consider an ordinance Tuesday authorizing the use of a portion of the city's American Rescue Plan allocation for the museum.
The "Picturing Lincoln" project will allow people around the world to access material from the museum in Springfield. It's being funded with a $100,000 grant from the Illinois State Library.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Some residents are crying foul over a proposed museum for women's baseball in an Illinois city that had one of the sport's most successful teams in the 1940s.
An exhibit of more than 80 works by the graffiti artist known publicly only as Banksy is on display in Chicago.
CHICAGO — An exhibit of more than 80 works by the graffiti artist known publicly only as Banksy is coming to Chicago.
Joliet, the kickoff of Route 66, is about to become home to a museum showcasing Illinois' rock 'n' roll history.
The Duck Derby, the annual fundraising event for the Children's Museum of Illinois, was back in person this year on Saturday after going virtual last year due to COVID-19.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will be joining the Illinois State Fair festivities and offering half-price admission to the museum during the fair from Aug. 13 to 22.
Colorful street signs with the names of Black men who left a lasting impact on the Springfield community and a mural featuring a roadmap of the area's history can now be seen from the sidewalk at the corner of Eighth and Cook streets.
Memorabilia and items related to a popular fantasy role playing game Dungeon & Dragons could soon have a home in the City of Lake Geneva w…