Springfield Museums Press Releases
March 15, 2013
See the Springfield Museums in bloom! Visitors are invited to celebrate the coming of spring during the Festival of Flowers, April 4-7, 2013. Over 40 objects from the art, history and science collections will be interpreted by local florists, designers, and garden club members.
February 22, 2013
On Sunday, March 10 at 1 pm, the Springfield Museums will present a special afternoon of music titled “The Valley Guitar Showcase.” The event, which is being presented in cooperation with JAM 4 Springfield, is part of a series of programs related to the Museums’ current exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World. The March 10 event will take place in the Davis Auditorium of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, and is sponsored by Catuogno Court Reporting and StenTel Transcription, Western New England University, The New England Farm Workers Council, Flores Development, and Mercy Medical Center. The event is free with Museum admission.
February 21, 2013
A new exhibition at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts will transport museum-goers back to a pivotal moment in American cultural history. The Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes will be on view from March 12-June 2, 2013, and is sponsored by FieldEddy Insurance and Raymond James and Associates. The media sponsors are The Republican and WDRC 102.9 FM.
February 19, 2013
The Springfield Museums invites you to dust off your air guitar and join them for their next Culture & Cocktails event of the season. The event takes place on Thursday, March 7 from 5-8 pm at the Springfield Science Museum, and is sponsored by Six-Point Creative Works.
February 15, 2013
Each month, The Springfield Museums offer visitors a variety of lectures and gallery tours. On Thursdays, the popular Museums à la Carte lectures are held at 12:15 pm in the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums), and visitors are invited to bring lunch to enjoy during the program. Cookies and coffee are provided; the programs are sponsored by Big Y World Class Market. This month’s lectures include: