Springfield Museums Press Releases

Indian Motocycle Day Returns!

July 2, 2013

The Springfield Museums will present their fourth annual Indian Day, a revival of a long-standing celebration and rally of the classic motorcycles that were manufactured in the city from 1901 to 1953. Indian Day will take place on Sunday, July 21, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle. The event is sponsored by T.P. Sampson Company. MassMutual is the 2013 Premier Sponsor of the Springfield Museums.

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Museums Kick Off "Spectacular" Summer

June 26, 2013

The Springfield Museums have announced their annual “Summer Spectacular” series of activities and family-friendly performances taking place from July 8 through August 16, 2013. Families visiting the Quadrangle can look forward to a full slate of 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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From Victoria News: Lost for decades, original Cat in the Hat returned to children's hospital in Saanich

June 14, 2013

More than 50 years ago, the Cat in the Hat arrived at the doorstep at the Queen Alexandria Solarium in Saanich, a 1957 first edition signed by Dr. Seuss himself...

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Summer Hours

June 13, 2013

The Springfield Museums will be open seven days a week starting June 24, with extended hours on Thursdays.

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Museums to Show Off their "Wild" Side

June 6, 2013

The black leather jacket is cultural shorthand for “cool.” Everyone from rebel outsiders to fashion insiders have made their mark by slipping on this second skin. Some of the more famous and outlandish leather jackets have been gathered together into the new exhibit, Worn to Be Wild: The Black Leather Jacket, on display at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from June 22 – September 22. Media sponsors are Kix 100.9 FM and the Valley Advocate. MassMutual is the 2013 Premier Sponsor of the Springfield Museums. To accommodate the demand to view the exhibit, the D’Amour Museum and the Blake House Café will remain open until 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays through the summer.

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