Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums to Celebrate T. rex's 40th Birthday

March 17, 2015

On Friday, April 3, the Springfield Museums will mark the 40th anniversary of their T. rex’s arrival at the Springfield Science Museum with a special day-long program titled Spring Fling: Happy Birthday, T. rex! The 20-foot high replica was created by the famed Louis Paul Jonas Studios in Hudson, N.Y, and was purchased in 1975 with funds raised from a children’s walk-a-thon. All activities and shows are free with museum admission unless noted otherwise.

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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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