Springfield Museums Press Releases

Blues in Our Blood Exhibition

February 8, 2008

The lives of two famous members of an African-American family in Springfield will be explored in the special exhibition Blues in Our Blood: The Artistic Evolution of Taj Mahal and Carole Fredericks, on view at the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum from February 15 through November 9, 2008.

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Drum-Making Workshop

February 5, 2008

Space is still available in a one-day Native American drum-making workshop scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum on the Quadrangle.

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Lunar Eclipse Party

February 4, 2008

The Springfield Museums' Family Fun series will continue with "Night of the Disappearing Moon," a special evening program on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Springfield Science Museum. The event has been scheduled in conjunction with a total lunar eclipse and will be held rain or shine.

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KLS Castle Puppet Theater presents <i>Make Friends with the Dinosaurs</i>

School Vacation Week Programs

February 4, 2008

The Springfield Museums have planned a week of prehistoric fun during February school vacation. "Dynamic Dinosaurs" activities will be offered from February 18 through 22 and are free with museum admission unless noted.

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Ubora Award Nominations

February 1, 2008

The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums is seeking nominations for the 17th annual Ubora Award. The award is presented to an African-American individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the Springfield community and exhibited excellence in the fields of community service, science, education, humanities or the arts. Nominations must be received by March 31, 2008.

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