Springfield Museums Events April 2014
Meet the Artists: Steampunk Springfield
April 27th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmGeneral Museum Event
Steampunk Humachines Mini-Tour, 1 pm
Lead by Xela Shultis. Explore the Victorian era’s greatest authors and inventors and the machines they created during a guided tour of the fantastic Humachines exhibition. (George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum)
Lecture & Discussion: What is Steampunk?, 2 pm
With Bruce Rosenbaum, Guest Curator, and Melanie Rosenbaum, artist. Steampunk evokes a fantasy world where the steam-powered machines and technology of the Victorian age merge with elements of modern and future times. Find out how the Steampunk aesthetic has influenced contemporary art, fashion, literature, music and pop culture during this illustrated talk. (D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts)
Meet the Artists, 3-5 pm
Learn more about the talented artists who created the fascinating art work in the Steampunk Springfield exhibition during this informal meet and greet in the galleries of the Museums. (George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum & Wood Museum of Springfield History)
Free with museum admission.
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