Springfield Museums Press Releases

Summer Spectacular Wraps up August 16

July 29, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ “Summer Spectacular” series of activities and family-friendly performances wraps up for the summer during the week of August 12. The six-week series includes live performances, animal demonstrations, and educational activities designed to appeal to a wide range of ages. All programs and performances are free with admission unless otherwise noted. On Friday, August 16, general admission to the Museums is free to the general public, as part of the statewide “Free Fun Friday” series sponsored by Highland Street Foundation. The 2013 premier sponsor is MassMutual.

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Museums’ “Summer Spectacular” Family Programs Continue

July 22, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ “Summer Spectacular” series of activities and family-friendly performances continues during the week of August 5. The six-week series includes live performances, animal demonstrations, and educational activities designed to appeal to a wide range of ages. All programs and performances are free with admission unless otherwise noted. The 2013 premier sponsor is MassMutual.

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Artists begin work on Art Picnic tables to be unveiled at upcoming Community Picnic

July 19, 2013

Art Picnic, a two-week community art project designed to beautify Springfield and give local art students the chance to collaborate with established artists, kicks off on July 29 on the Springfield Museums campus and downtown on Main Street. Visitors can watch local artists and student interns transform ordinary picnic tables into unique works of art. The project is funded through the Art & Soles Fund of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts and supported by the Springfield Business Improvement District.

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Museums’ “Summer Spectacular” Family Programs Continue

July 15, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ “Summer Spectacular” series of activities and family-friendly performances continues during the week of July 29. The six-week series includes live performances, animal demonstrations, and educational activities designed to appeal to a wide range of ages. All programs and performances are free with admission unless otherwise noted. The 2013 premier sponsor is MassMutual.

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Wood Museum Selected as "Best" by Yankee Magazine

July 10, 2013

The Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History was recently recognized as a 2013 Editor’s Choice winner in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England for having the best car and motorcycle collection. This designation is awarded by Yankee’s editors and contributors who choose selected attractions, restaurants, and lodgings in New England to the exclusive list.

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