Springfield Museums Press Releases

New Dinosaur Exhibit

June 2, 2008

What was a dinosaur's family life like? Discover the answers in the exhibition Hatching the Past: The Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt, on view from June 14 through September 28 at the Springfield Science Museum.

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Anonymous Donors Revealed

May 29, 2008

The Springfield Museums have announced the identity of the previously anonymous donors for whom the Museum of Fine Arts is to be named. The museum will now be known as the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

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June Museums à la Carte

May 28, 2008

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

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New Currier & Ives Exhibit

May 28, 2008

The lithography firm of Currier & Ives produced more than 8,000 images, including pictures of newsworthy events and prints that reflected familiar all-American themes such as farm life, home and children, religion, sports and leisure, and westward expansion. To design their prints, the company used staff artists who are unknown today as well as a group of celebrated American artists. The work of some of these well-known artists will be highlighted in the exhibition Behind the Scenes: The Artists Who Worked for Currier & Ives, on view from June 10, 2008 through January 18, 2009, at the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Model Solar Car Competition

May 28, 2008

Hundreds of middle school students from across the Northeast will converge on the Springfield Museums' Quadrangle on June 8 to compete in the 11th annual Northeast Regional Junior Solar Sprint model solar car competition organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA). Racing begins at 10 a.m. and the public is invited.

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