Springfield Museums Press Releases

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Memorial Event

May 7, 2007

An event celebrating the life of community volunteer Janee Armstrong Friedmann will be held on Wednesday, May 16, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Springfield Symphony Hall. The celebration is open to the public.

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Volunteer Opportunity

May 3, 2007

The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum at the Quadrangle is recruiting volunteer docents to conduct tours and programs for children and adults.

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Nature Photography

April 25, 2007

Black and white photos by a camera artist from Leverett, Mass., are on view at the Museum of Fine Arts from May 8 through September 9 in the exhibition Explorations: Photographs by Robert Hallock. There will be a free reception with the photographer on Wednesday, June 6, from 5-7 p.m. at the museum.

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Walking Tour

April 25, 2007

Guy McLain, director of the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, will lead a walking tour of the Quadrangle/Mattoon Street neighborhood on Saturday, May 12, from 10:30 a.m.-noon. The tour will begin and end at the Springfield Museums on the Quadrangle at 21 Edwards Street, off Chestnut Street.

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Astronomy Day

April 16, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum will celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 21, from noon to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, visitors will have an opportunity to look at sunspots through specially-filtered telescopes set up on the Quadrangle by museum staff and volunteers from the Springfield Stars Club.

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