Springfield Museums Press Releases

Online Currier & Ives Database

October 16, 2006

The Springfield Museums have developed a comprehensive, searchable online database of one of the largest public collections of Currier & Ives prints in the world. The database has been funded with a generous grant from the Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation.

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Halloween Program

October 11, 2006

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, October 28, with "Tricks and Treats: A Magical Halloween." Children are invited to wear their Halloween costume and go from museum to museum for special treats. Activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are free with museum admission. Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by TD Banknorth.

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Museums à la Carte

October 11, 2006

The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle will present the following Museums à la Carte programs in November. The programs are held on Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Stars Over Springfield

October 11, 2006

Members of the Springfield Stars Club will set up telescopes for public sky-gazing on the Springfield Museums' Quadrangle on Friday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m.

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Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California
Negative date 1941, print date 1980
Photograph by Ansel Adams
© 2006 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

Ansel Adams Exhibition

October 4, 2006

Dramatic black and white photographs of the western landscape will be on view at the Museum of Fine Arts from October 24-December 17 in the exhibition Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured the Earth's Beauty.

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