Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums to Display Rare Antique Toys and Holiday Photographs

November 5, 2013

Next week, the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts will unveil two exhibits to help usher in the holiday season. A Peek Inside Santa’s Sack: Vintage Cast Iron Toys and Season’s Greetings: Photographer’s Holiday Cards both open on November 12, 2013 and run through January 5, 2014. MassMutual is the 2013 Premier Sponsor of the Springfield Museums.

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Museums Offer Free Admission to Veterans, Programs for Families on 11/11

October 28, 2013

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Springfield Museums is offering free admission to current or retired members of the military on Monday, November 11. Although the Museums campus is normally closed on Mondays, all four museums and the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden will be open for families and visitors to enjoy on the holiday.

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Springfield Museums announce Lectures/Tours for November

October 23, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in November with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. 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.

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Museums Offer Night of "Martinis, Jazz, Roaring 20's"

October 22, 2013

The Springfield Museums’ Culture & Cocktails series continues with a special evening of “Martinis, Jazz, and the Roaring 20’s” on Thursday, November 7 from 5-8 pm at the Wood Museum of Springfield History.

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Talk on Comet ISON featured at Museums' Stars Program

October 21, 2013

The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, November 1 at 7:30 pm as part of the Stars Over Springfield observatory series. The program takes place on the first Friday of each month from September through May, and features an introductory talk on topics such as space exploration, seasonal sights of the night sky, current astronomical research, or upcoming events like eclipses or comet appearances.

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