Springfield Museums Press Releases

Teacher Workshop features Holocaust Liberators

November 7, 2013

On Tuesday, November 19, the Springfield Museums will host a teacher workshop titled Bearing Witness: An Evening with Springfield’s Holocaust Liberators from 4-6 pm at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. The workshop is sponsored by United Bank, Hampden Bank, and the Adolph Katten Family Foundation.

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Museums Host Japanese Consulate Ceremony

November 6, 2013

On Friday, November 8, the Springfield Museums will host a delegation from the Japanese Consulate that will award local resident Sue Root the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays from the Japanese government.

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Museums to Display Rare Antique Toys and Holiday Photographs

November 5, 2013

Next week, the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts will unveil two exhibits to help usher in the holiday season. A Peek Inside Santa’s Sack: Vintage Cast Iron Toys and Season’s Greetings: Photographer’s Holiday Cards both open on November 12, 2013 and run through January 5, 2014. MassMutual is the 2013 Premier Sponsor of the Springfield Museums.

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Museums Offer Free Admission to Veterans, Programs for Families on 11/11

October 28, 2013

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Springfield Museums is offering free admission to current or retired members of the military on Monday, November 11. Although the Museums campus is normally closed on Mondays, all four museums and the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden will be open for families and visitors to enjoy on the holiday.

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Springfield Museums announce Lectures/Tours for November

October 23, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in November with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums); visitors are invited to bring lunch (cookies and coffee are provided). The programs are sponsored by Big Y World Class Market. For more information about Museums à la Carte, call 413.263.6800, ext. 488.

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