Springfield Museums Events February 2013
School Vacation: Feel the Beat Week
February 21st, 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.
Poetry in Motion Crew presents Hip Hop Dimensions, 1 pm
This diverse collection of dancers has raw talent in Hip Hop and Break Dancing. While electrifying audiences, they inspire youth to think of dancing as a positive outlet for artistic expression. The audience will be educated on the history, culture, foundation, and dance styles of Hip Hop. The Poetry in Motion Crew gives age-appropriate performances in schools throughout New England. 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.
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