Springfield Museums Press Releases
February 1, 2007
The Museum of Fine Arts' Currier & Ives lecture series will continue on February 18, at 2 p.m., with "Currier & Ives' Greatest Hits," presented by Robert K. Newman, proprietor of The Old Print Shop in New York City. The talk is free with museum admission.
January 29, 2007
Patriotic images of American history and heroes are on view at the Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield through July 8, 2007, in the special exhibition Liberty & Justice: American Ideals Portrayed by Currier & Ives.
January 26, 2007
Quilt National '05, the fourteenth in a series of international juried competitions of art quilts, will be on view from February 13 through April 22, 2007, at the Museum of Fine Arts at the Quadrangle.
January 25, 2007
The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, Feb. 10, with a day of dinosaur activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Springfield Science Museum. The event will celebrate the opening of Life Through Time: Dinosaurs & Ice Age Mammals, a display of huge, roaring robotic creatures.
January 22, 2007
The Museum of Fine Arts has scheduled Perspectives on America, a three-part Sunday afternoon lecture series which will explore what Currier & Ives prints reveal about American history and the role they played as the precursor to the journalistic phenomena we now refer to as the "mass media."