Springfield Museums Press Releases

Stars Over Springfield

December 15, 2006

The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, January 5, at 7:30 p.m. The featured speaker will be Springfield Stars Club vice president Michael Kozicki, who will preview the most striking celestial objects and events of 2007, including a total lunar eclipse that will occur on March 3.

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January Museums à la Carte

December 15, 2006

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

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Verizon Grant

December 12, 2006

The Springfield Museums have received $20,000 from the Verizon Foundation to develop technology-based educational programs for the planned new Museum of Springfield History and Technology. The donation is the first installment of a three-year, $60,000 grant.

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December School Vacation Week

December 5, 2006

Families are invited to enter the magical world of lords, ladies and knights in shining armor at a "Medieval Faire" at the Springfield Museums from December 26-30. Activities are free with the price of museum admission unless noted.

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Painting and Drawing in Mexico, May 3-10, 2007. Call for a complete itinerary.

Adult Courses and Trips

November 20, 2006

The Museum School of the Springfield Museums is offering the following courses and travel opportunities for adults this winter. Course registration begins December 11. For complete course descriptions and travel itineraries, call 413–263–6800, ext. 377, or log onto www.springfieldmuseums.org. On-line course registration is available.

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