Springfield Museums Press Releases

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Springfield Museums Plan Trips

February 3, 2006

The Springfield Museums have scheduled several bus trips this spring. For complete itineraries, please call the Museum School at 413.263.6800, ext. 382.

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Museums Plan February Vacation Week Activities

January 31, 2006

The Springfield Museums will kick off school vacation week on Saturday, February 18 with the opening of the special exhibition Earth Attacks! Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis. A variety of family activities and performances will explain the science behind nature's fury. Activities are free with the price of admission to the Museums.

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Nominees Being Sought for Annual Ubora Award

January 31, 2006

The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums is seeking nominations for the 15th annual Ubora Award. The award is presented to an African American individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the Springfield community and exhibited excellence in the fields of science, education, humanities or the arts. Nominations must be received by March 31, 2006.

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New Springfield History Museum Made Possible by Connecticut Entrepreneur

January 30, 2006

The Springfield Museums have received a gift of $1,000,000 from Mr. Allen Swift of West Hartford to purchase the Verizon building at 85 Chestnut Street in Springfield for the purpose of creating a new history museum. Swift also donated his 1928, one-owner, Springfield-built Rolls-Royce automobile to form the basis of the new museum's transportation collection.

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Marcus Gale and his puppet friends perform "So Glad It's Valentine's."

Valentine's Day Program will Warm Your Heart

January 26, 2006

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. with Young at Heart: Valentine's Day Delight. Activities are free with museum admission. Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by T.D. Banknorth.

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