Springfield Museums Press Releases

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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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Museum Executives Complete Leadership Program

October 18, 2007

Joseph Carvalho, president and executive director of the Springfield Museums, and Holly Smith-Bové, the Museums' chief financial officer, recently completed the Achieving Excellence executive leadership program for non-profit cultural organizations in Massachusetts.

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Teacher Workshop

October 17, 2007

The Museum of Fine Arts will present a two-part teacher workshop on Saturday, Nov. 3 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to teach American history using images from the museum's collection of more than 800 Currier & Ives prints.

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Halloween Program

October 16, 2007

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, October 27, with "Hairy Scary Halloween." Activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are free with museum admission unless noted.

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