Springfield Museums Press Releases
August 17, 2012
The Springfield Museums will resume fall hours on September 1. Hours at all four museums are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, and Sunday, 11 am-5 pm.
August 14, 2012
The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums will present the 21st annual Ubora Award and the 4th annual Ahadi Youth Award at a ceremony on Saturday, September 15, at 6 pm., at the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts at the Quadrangle. City Councilor E. Henry Twiggs has been selected to receive the Ubora Award, and Miss Dana Adrianna Lawes will receive the Ahadi Youth Award.
August 13, 2012
A cultural icon at the Springfield Museums is retiring and, no, it is not a portrait or sculpture from one of the museums’ many collections but a face known to both visitors and media types who report on the Quadrangle.
August 3, 2012
The Springfield Museums have been awarded a highly competitive Museums for America grant of $150,000 from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) toward the creation and installation of “The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss,” an interactive, literacy-based exhibit for children.
July 30, 2012
Bob McCarroll, a member of the Springfield Preservation Trust and Springfield Historical Commission, will lead a walking tour to view some of the oldest buildings in the city on Saturday, August 11, from 10:30 am-noon.