Springfield Museums Press Releases
January 22, 2013
On Thursday, February 7 from 5-8 pm, The Springfield Museums will present their next Culture & Cocktails event of the season, Indulgence: An Evening of Wine of Chocolate. The event will take place at the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, and is sponsored by Health New England.
January 21, 2013
On Thursday, January 24 at 12:15 p.m., the Springfield Museums will present a lecture on the evolution of the guitar by HP Newquist, Executive Director of the National Guitar Museum and creator of the new exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World. This talk, which will take place in the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, replaces the lecture originally scheduled for January 24 on American abstract art.
January 20, 2013
The Springfield Museums may be located on the Quadrangle, but they recently hit the trifecta in the Readers Raves poll. The museums were selected by readers of The Republican and MassLive.com in three categories for the 2013 Reader Raves: Best Museum, Best Gift Shop and Best Rainy Day Place for the Family.
January 17, 2013
The Blake House Café, a new restaurant serving light fare, is now open at the Springfield Museums. The Café, which is located in the historic Elijah Blake House, is operated by the owners of the popular Benson’s Bagels eatery on Sumner Avenue in Springfield.
January 15, 2013
From MASSLIVE: The new “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” exhibit opens this Friday, January 18 and runs through April 21 at the Springfield Museums. It’s a terrific exhibit packed with artifacts, performance videos, audio, hands-on interactive, photos, touch screens and…yeah…GUITARS! You can design your own guitar, choosing the shape, color, designs and textures, you can have fun with the Air Guitar Stage, which comes with props, and basically see how this one special instrument launched rock and roll, and pop culture in general. Here are 5 Great reasons to go: