Springfield Museums Press Releases

Springfield Museums to Exhibit Works by Gloria Garfinkel

October 27, 2014

Origami Interpretations, an exhibit of twenty-five vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by New York artist, Gloria Garfinkel, will be on view at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum from November 18, 2014 – April 26, 2015. The works, produced in the late 20th century, feature bold color, energetic patterns, and abstract compositions inspired by Japanese designs and origami forms.

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Veterans Welcome Free at Museums on Nov. 11 [UPDATED]

October 23, 2014

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Springfield Museums is offering free general admission to current or retired members of the military on Tuesday, November 11. Extra fees for special programs like planetarium shows may apply - at the time of entry, respondents must show a military ID documenting that they are active duty, retired, or reserve from Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or National Guard. Veterans who left military service before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork (DD Form 214).

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Downton at the Museums Highlights November Lectures

October 21, 2014

The Springfield Museums have announced their monthly tour and lecture schedule for November. The month’s offerings will feature a special two-lecture series titled “Downton at the Museums,” featuring historical insight into the popular PBS series.

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Springfield Museums Offer Night of “Artistic and Culinary Expressions”

October 16, 2014

The Springfield Museums’ Culture & Cocktails series continues with a special evening titled “Artistic and Culinary Expressions” on Thursday, November 6 from 5-8 pm at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

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Springfield Museums to Display Rare Japanese Woodblock Prints, Snow Globes

October 2, 2014

Later this month, the Springfield Museums will unveil an exhibit combining Japanese woodblock prints depicting winter scenes with a collection of rare and whimsical snow globes from the past century. The exhibit, titled Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints, will be on view at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from October 28, 2014–January 4, 2015.

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