Springfield Museums Events February
School Vacation: Feel the Beat Week
February 19th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmGeneral Museum Event
Most activities are free with museum admission!
GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World, 10 am-5 pm
The guitar is the single most enduring icon in American history. This fully immersive exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to interact with the guitar from the historical perspective, focusing on its evolution and design, the music that guitars have helped to create, and the continued improvements in guitar technology. Featuring more than 60 instruments from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative, along with performance video and audio, hands-on interactives, touch screens, and photographs. $3 special fee for all visitors ages 3 and up in addition to museum admission. Learn more.
Toe Jam Puppet Band performs The Pirate Show, 1 pm
Arrgh...The Toe Jam Pirate Show is here! Toe Jam’s newest theme show! Arrrgh! Dance piratey jigs with the Toe Jam crew like, ‘The Skull & Crossbones Square Dance,’ and a line dance called ‘Pirates Arrr Funky,’ where the kids become dancing Lobsters & Seagulls & even dancing Sharks! Come in all your pirate gear and climb aboard and we’ll have a Piratey Celebration! Seating is limited.
Art Activity, 10:30 am-1 pm
Design Your Own Guitar Ornament
Family Science Adventures, 11 am-2 pm
Explore the Science Museum with the Roving Scientist. You never know where they might be and what kind of demonstration they have in store for you.
Art Discovery Center, Noon-3:45 pm
Try on costumes, make an art project, and get inspired by colorful, hand-painted murals. Today's special activities: musical notes or magic scratch guitars
Seymour Planetarium, 11:15, noon, 1 & 2 pm
Blast off into outer space in one of our original planetarium shows. Additional fee. Learn more.