Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums to Celebrate “Steampunk Springfield” with Preview Event on March 21

March 6, 2014

Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City will kick-off in spectacular fashion with an Opening Soiree on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Like the project itself, the evening promises to be engaging, multi-faceted, and provocative. The event is sponsored in part by Ideal Insurance.

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MassLive: Springfield Museums ready for Festival of Flowers

March 6, 2014

The Festival of Flowers helps return spring to the Springfield Museums, from April 3 through 6. Galleries throughout the art, history and science museums will be in bloom, with more than 50 museum objects being interpreted by area florists, designers and garden club members.

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Masslive: comments Steampunk exhibit at Springfield Museums to re-imagine the city

March 5, 2014

The fantastical exhibition “Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City” is coming to the city later this month and bringing with it ideas for the future.

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Museums Seek Nominees for Ubora, Ahadi Awards

March 5, 2014

The African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Museums is seeking nominations for the 23rd 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, 2014.

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Museums To Unveil "Steampunk Springfield"

February 27, 2014

Beginning this spring, the Springfield Museums will present a series of ambitious exhibits and events all tied to the unique art genre known as “Steampunk.” Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City will take place from March 22 – September 28, 2014, with exhibits in both the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum and the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. Additional events related to the Steampunk Springfield project will also be hosted by the Museums and other partner organizations, including the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and CityStage & Symphony Hall, among others. The project is sponsored by Merriam-Webster, Peerless Precision and AAA of Pioneer Valley, with additional support from media sponsors The Valley Advocate/Preview Magazine, WRSI 93.9, and media partner ArtScope Magazine.

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