Springfield Museums Press Releases

Downton at the Museums Highlights November Lectures

October 21, 2014

The Springfield Museums have announced their monthly tour and lecture schedule for November. The month’s offerings will feature a special two-lecture series titled “Downton at the Museums,” featuring historical insight into the popular PBS series.

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Springfield Museums Offer Night of “Artistic and Culinary Expressions”

October 16, 2014

The Springfield Museums’ Culture & Cocktails series continues with a special evening titled “Artistic and Culinary Expressions” on Thursday, November 6 from 5-8 pm at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

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Springfield Museums to Display Rare Japanese Woodblock Prints, Snow Globes

October 2, 2014

Later this month, the Springfield Museums will unveil an exhibit combining Japanese woodblock prints depicting winter scenes with a collection of rare and whimsical snow globes from the past century. The exhibit, titled Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints, will be on view at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from October 28, 2014–January 4, 2015.

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Museums Annouce Stars Program for October

September 22, 2014

The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing on Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm 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.

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Springfield Museums Announce Lecture and Tour Schedule for October

September 19, 2014

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues in October 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). The programs are sponsored by Big Y World Class Market. For more information about Museums à la Carte, call 413.263.6800, ext. 488. This month’s lectures include:

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