Springfield Museums Press Releases

150th Anniversary Exhibition

November 15, 2007

Hundreds of unusual objects, ranging from a Fijian war club to a little girl's needlework sampler from the early 1800s to "gold" Santa Claus coins handed out by the former Johnson's Bookstore, are on view at the Springfield Science Museum until January 6 in the exhibition 150 Years of Giving: Collectors and their Contributions.

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Museums à la Carte

November 14, 2007

The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle will present the following Museums à la Carte programs in December. The programs are held on Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Stars Over Springfield

November 14, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Fun

November 7, 2007

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue with "AbraKIDabra" on Friday, November 23, and "Winter Wishes" on Saturday, November 24. Activities are free with the price of museum admission unless noted. Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by TD Banknorth.

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Josh Simpson Exhibition

November 5, 2007

Josh Simpson: A Visionary Journey in Glass, 1972-2007, a retrospective exhibition highlighting more than three decades of glassblowing by one of the most acclaimed artists in the field, will be on view from November 20, 2007 through February 3, 2008 at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts.

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