Springfield Museums Press Releases

Currier & Ives Lecture

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.

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Currier & Ives Exhibition

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.

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<i>Western Exposure</i> by Janet Steadman

Contemporary Art Quilts

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.

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Family Fun Program

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.

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Lecture Series

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."

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