Springfield Museums Press Releases

Support Springfield Museums on Valley Gives Day on December 12, 2013

November 12, 2013

Give the gift of Inspiration! Help children and adults get inspired by art, history and science at Springfield Museums. Your gift of any amount on December 12 helps us bring visitors to the furthest reaches of the universe and their imagination.

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Massachusetts Cultural Council approves new cultural district in Springfield as suggested names are narrowed

November 9, 2013

From MASSLIVE - The Massachusetts Cultural Council on Friday approved the city’s request to create a cultural district in the heart of Springfield, geared to promote local attractions and expand opportunities.

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Teacher Workshop features Holocaust Liberators

November 7, 2013

On Tuesday, November 19, the Springfield Museums will host a teacher workshop titled Bearing Witness: An Evening with Springfield’s Holocaust Liberators from 4-6 pm at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. The workshop is sponsored by United Bank, Hampden Bank, and the Adolph Katten Family Foundation.

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Museums Host Japanese Consulate Ceremony

November 6, 2013

On Friday, November 8, the Springfield Museums will host a delegation from the Japanese Consulate that will award local resident Sue Root the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays from the Japanese government.

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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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