Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museum Exhibit Explores Nature's Fury

January 26, 2006

Following the devastating tsunami that hit Indonesia in December 2004, the violent hurricanes which destroyed vast sections of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida, and the horrific earthquake in Pakistan, concern about natural disasters has soared. The Springfield Science Museum will explore the causes and effects of some of the disastrous events that plague our planet in the special exhibition Earth Attacks: Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis, on view at the museum from February 18 through September 3, 2006.

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Expert on Dead Sea Scrolls to Speak at Museum of Fine Arts

January 6, 2006

Dr. Adolfo Roitman, curator of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scroll collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, will present "From Serpent to Satan: The Story of Paradise in Literature and Art" at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts on February 2 at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is free to the public and will be followed by a reception with Dr. Roitman.

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Museum Lecture Series Explores How Currier & Ives Helped Define America

December 27, 2005

The Museum of Fine Arts has scheduled Currier & Ives: Defining America, a four-part Sunday afternoon lecture series which will explore the social and artistic impact of the 19th-century printmakers Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives.

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Help Us Solve A Mystery!

December 27, 2005

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series continues.

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January Museums à la Carte Programs

December 14, 2005

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

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