Springfield Museums Press Releases
May 6, 2015
The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imaginations and hearts of millions for close to 75 years – comes to life May 23, 2015 at the Springfield Museums. The new exhibit, Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. The exhibit will be on view at the Springfield Science Museum through September 6, and is designed primarily for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
April 27, 2015
The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in May 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 a bag 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. This month’s lectures include:
April 21, 2015
The Springfield Museums will host a community art show featuring creations by local students in grades 5 through 12. Life’s Impressions will be on view in the Special Exhibit Gallery of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from Saturday, May 9 through Sunday, May 17; the show is free with general admission. The exhibition is funded, in part, by the Michele and Donald D’Amour Fund, established in 2008 to bring world class art exhibitions to the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
April 2, 2015
The Springfield Museums have announced their lineup of activities for the upcoming school vacation week, starting with their annual Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 19, followed by their Puppet Festival from April 20–24.
March 31, 2015
On April 7, the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History will unveil a new exhibit titled Victorian Opulence: Springfield’s Industrial Elite. This exhibit, which runs through April 10, 2016, features a representative selection of the kinds of luxury and everyday items that would be found in the typical upper-class Victorian home, while also exploring the lives and values of many of these prominent families.