Springfield Museums Press Releases
October 2, 2014
Later this month, the Springfield Museums will unveil an exhibit combining Japanese woodblock prints depicting winter scenes with a collection of rare and whimsical snow globes from the past century. The exhibit, titled Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints, will be on view at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from October 28, 2014–January 4, 2015.
September 22, 2014
The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm as part of the “Stars Over Springfield” observatory series. These programs are organized by the Museum and the Springfield Stars Club, and take place on the first Friday of each month.
September 19, 2014
The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in October with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly 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); 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. This month’s lectures include:
September 17, 2014
The Springfield Museums will kick-off its fifth season of Culture & Cocktails with their annual Oktoberfest: The Art of the Brew event on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 5–8 pm at the Merrie and Lyman Wood Museum of Springfield History. The event is $5 for members, $15 for nonmembers, and includes tastings of all brews. Oktoberfest is sponsored by TD Bank and Business West. The media sponsor for the Culture & Cocktails series is The Republican/Masslive.
September 11, 2014
As the groundbreaking Steampunk Springfield exhibition approaches its conclusion at the Springfield Museums, guest curator Bruce Rosenbaum has produced one more surprise from his bag of Steampunk magic tricks.