Springfield Museums Press Releases

Museums Stars Program for February

January 22, 2014

The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. 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 from September through May. Each event features an introductory talk on topics such as space exploration, seasonal sights of the night sky, current astronomical research, or upcoming events like eclipses or comet appearances.

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Wine and Chocolate Tasting at Next Culture & Cocktails

January 22, 2014

On Thursday, February 6 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 George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and is sponsored by Six Point Creative Works and United Personnel, Inc.

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Springfield Museums Announce Lectures and Tours for February

January 20, 2014

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in February with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 pm in the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums); visitors are invited to bring lunch (cookies and coffee are provided).

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MassLive: Readers Raves 2014: Springfield Museum wins trio of honors – Best Museum, Best Rainy Day Family Destination, and Best Gift Shop

January 20, 2014

When it comes to Reader Raves, the Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle on 21 Edwards St. hit a home run in three categories: Best Museum, Best Rainy Day Family Destination and Best Gift Shop.

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CBCRadio Podcast: Intent to Deceive: Why art forgeries are commanding top level security

January 15, 2014

The fakes and forgeries of the Art World are now on tour. There are 60 works - only 14 of them authentic - showing the genius of those who would imitate Rembrandt or Vermeer ...to name two. Today, we take a close look at the art of forgery and the deceptiveness of authentic art.

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