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January Museums à la Carte

General Museum News

December 15, 2006

The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle will present the following Museums à la Carte programs in January. The programs are held on Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Museum of Fine Arts.

Jan. 4 - Splendors of the Winter Sky; Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science, Springfield Science Museum.

Jan. 11 - William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Activist and Artist's Muse; Ellice Gonzalez, historic site administrator, William Cullen Bryant Homestead.

Jan. 18 - The Paradise Garden: Persian and Islamic Landscapes; Marie Stella, landscape historian and designer.

Jan. 25 - The Gates of the Realms of Gold: Edith Wharton's Library and its Journey Back to the Mount; David Dashiell, program director, The Mount Estate and Gardens.

Admission to Museums à la Carte is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). The programs are sponsored by Big Y World Class Market. Visitors are invited to bring lunch to enjoy during the program; cookies and coffee are provided.
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