Springfield Museums Press Releases
October 23, 2013
The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in November 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 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.
October 22, 2013
The Springfield Museums’ Culture & Cocktails series continues with a special evening of “Martinis, Jazz, and the Roaring 20’s” on Thursday, November 7 from 5-8 pm at the Wood Museum of Springfield History.
October 21, 2013
The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, November 1 at 7:30 pm as part of the Stars Over Springfield observatory series. The program takes place on the first Friday of each month from September through May, and features an introductory talk on topics such as space exploration, seasonal sights of the night sky, current astronomical research, or upcoming events like eclipses or comet appearances.
October 18, 2013
On Sunday, November 3, 2013, the Springfield Museums will host a lecture by John Varriano titled Erotic Appetites: Food, Art, and Sex in the Italian Renaissance. The talk will take place at 2 pm in the Davis Auditorium of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, and is free with museum admission.
October 15, 2013
The Springfield Museums is now accepting design plans from artists, fashion or costume designers, students and community members for a fantastical large-scale exhibition titled Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City.