Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums Announce October Lectures, Tours

September 22, 2015

The Springfield Museums’ October tour and lecture schedule features a wide range of speakers and topics, including a special lecture on Sunday, October 25 by Scott Schweigert, curator of art and civilization at the Reading Public Museum. His talk, American Impressionism through the Lens of the Artists’ Colonies, explores the effect of the art colony movement on the resident artists’ creative expression. The lecture takes place at 3 pm at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, and is free with museum admission.

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Museums Announce New Trustees at Annual Meeting

September 18, 2015

On September 16, the Springfield Museums welcomed two new Trustees at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Corporators and the Organizational Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

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Museums Host Viewing of Total Lunar Eclipse on September 27

September 16, 2015

The Springfield Science Museum will host two opportunities to view the heavens in the coming weeks, including a special viewing of the total lunar eclipse on Sunday, September 27. Eclipses of this type are rare – the next such occurrence won’t take place for another 4 years, and the moon’s close proximity to the earth makes the event even more unusual.

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Museums Offer Free Admission on Museum Day Live!

September 14, 2015

The Springfield Museums will once again open their doors free of charge on Saturday, September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live! On that day, the Museums and a host of others across the United States will emulate the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington-based facilities by offering free admission to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.

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Museums Announce "Herencia Latina" Programs

September 3, 2015

The Springfield Museums, the Pioneer Valley History Network (PVHN) and partner organizations announce Herencia Latina 2015-16, a nine-month Pioneer-Valley-wide exploration of Latino history and culture in the Pioneer Valley and beyond, from September, 2015 to May, 2016. The series will be formally launched on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6 pm, at Forbes Library in Northampton.

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