Springfield Museums Press Releases

Richard Markham's Ice Car

Car Show

September 7, 2006

The Springfield Museums will pay tribute to Springfield's role in transportation history with Automobiles of Distinction, a car show to be held on Saturday, September 23, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the museum grounds at the Quadrangle. Fine automobiles from every decade from 1893 to 2007 will be exhibited.

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Fall Planetarium Schedule

August 16, 2006

The Seymour Planetarium at the Springfield Science Museum will be closed in September for annual maintenance. Planetarium shows will resume on October 1 with the following schedule:

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Museums à la Carte

August 16, 2006

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

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Ubora Award

August 16, 2006

Mrs. Janet Troutman-Simmons has been selected to receive the 15th annual Ubora Award from the African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums. The award will be presented at a ceremony on Saturday, September 16, at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Summer Programs August 8-11

July 25, 2006

Children and families can learn about the multicultural heritage of the Americas at the Springfield Museums beginning August 8 in the final week of the "Ancient Adventures" summer programs. The programs have been planned to celebrate the new Ancient Treasures gallery in the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.

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