Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums Announce October Lectures and Tours

September 19, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in October with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 pm in the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums); visitors are invited to bring lunch (cookies and coffee are provided). The programs are sponsored by Big Y World Class Market. For more information about Museums à la Carte, call 413.263.6800, ext. 488. This month’s lectures include:

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Culture & Cocktails Series Returns to Museums

September 16, 2013

The Springfield Museums will kick off its fourth season of Culture & Cocktails events with Oktoberfest: The Art of the Brew on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 5–8 pm at the Merrie and Lyman Wood Museum of Springfield History. The event is free for members, and $10 for nonmembers, and is open to ages 21 and up. This month’s event is sponsored by FieldEddy Insurance. The media sponsor for the Culture & Cocktails series is The Republican/Masslive.

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Museums Announce Fall Courses

September 13, 2013

The Museum School at the Springfield Museums offers courses and experiential learning opportunities for both children and adults on an ongoing basis. Registration is now underway for fall courses and trips – for complete course descriptions, travel itineraries, fees and to register, visit springfieldmuseums.org or call 413.263.6800, ext. 377 or 382.

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Museums Announce Grant from TD Charitable Foundation

September 13, 2013

The Springfield Museums have received a $10,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, to present their Family Fun Series. The series has been developed to reinforce the Springfield Museums’ mission to “inspire exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programs.”

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Museum Day Live! Returns to Springfield

September 10, 2013

The Springfield Museums will once again participate in the Smithsonian Museum magazine’s Museum Day Live! program on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Museum Day Live! is an annual event in which participating museums across the country allow free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Each ticket allows free admission for two people.

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