Springfield Museums Press Releases

WRSI Podcast: Steampunk Gets Definition Vindication

May 20, 2014

Springfield based dictionary, Merriam-Webster, unveils its new words for 2014 at the Springfield Museums’ Steampunk Springfield exhibit.

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Mojitos, Jaime Kent Featured at June Culture & Cocktails

May 15, 2014

The Springfield Museums will wrap up their 2013-2014 Culture & Cocktails series with an evening of “Modern Art and Mojitos” on Thursday, June 5 from 5-8 pm at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. The sponsor of the evening’s event is Health New England.

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Springfield Museums Host 'American Moderns' from Brooklyn Museum

May 14, 2014

Next month, an exhibit of master Modern paintings from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum will travel to the Springfield Museums. American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell opens on June 6 at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, and will be on display through August 31, 2014. American Moderns has been organized by the Brooklyn Museum; the exhibit’s local sponsors are Field Eddy, Inc. and Lyman and Leslie Wood. MassMutual is the 2014 Premier sponsor of the Springfield Museums.

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Exhibit of Rockwell Drawings Set to Open at Springfield Museums

May 5, 2014

Later this month, the Springfield Museums will unveil a new exhibit of original drawings by Norman Rockwell titled Norman Rockwell’s World: Reinterpreting the American Tradition in the 21st Century. The drawings, along with an original Rockwell-inspired mural by local artist John Simpson, will be on display at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from May 20 through January 4, 2015. MassMutual is the 2014 Premier Sponsor of the Springfield Museums.

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Museums to Display Recent Gifts Peggy and David Starr

April 24, 2014

On May 13, a new exhibit titled Gifts from the Collection of Peggy and David Starrwill open at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Long-time supporters of the Springfield Museums and active leaders in the arts community, the Starrs recently donated a dozen exceptional objects from their personal collection to the D’Amour Museum. A selection of the works will be placed on display in the gallery named for the couple---the Starr Gallery of Watercolors--- through August 17, 2014.

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