Springfield Museums Press Releases

Nominees Being Sought for Annual Ubora and Ahadi Awards

February 18, 2015

The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums is seeking nominations for the 24th annual Ubora Award and the 6th annual Ahadi Youth Award. The African Hall Subcommittee is a volunteer group comprised of educators, business people and community leaders from the African-American community. The nomination deadline for both awards is March 31, 2015.

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at Springfield Museums

February 17, 2015

On Saturday, March 7, the Springfield Museums will host their annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration from 10 am- 4 pm Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield on March 2, 1904, and the Museums pay tribute to his legacy each year with a day full of family activities, performances, a cake contest, and an appearance by the Cat in the Hat himself.

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Winslow Homer Masterpiece Returns

February 12, 2015

After a four-year wait, Winslow Homer’s The New Novel is finally back on view.

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Live Wolf, Owls Featured at Museums' Vacation Programs

January 29, 2015

The Springfield Museums have announced their slate of activities for the upcoming school vacation week, February 16-20, 2015. The week-long program, titled All About Animals, will feature family-friendly performances and live animal demonstrations along with hands-on activities and planetarium shows. All activities are free with the price of museum admission unless noted otherwise.

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Museums Announce Stars Program for February

January 28, 2015

The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, February 6 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.

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