Springfield Museums Press Releases

Youth Courses

General Museum News

May 30, 2007

Registration is underway for summer courses for children and teens at the Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle. For complete course descriptions and information about scholarships, call the Museum School at 413-263-6800, ext. 377, or log onto www.springfieldmuseums.org/learn. On-line registration is available.

Summer Program for Children Ages 5 to 11

Way-Cool Science - Pat Gregory and Meredith S. Greene, instructors; ages 6-8; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 9-13 OR July 23-27.

Art Apart - Karen Dupuis, instructor; ages 6 & 7; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 9-13 OR July 16-20.

Art in Motion - Doug Gillette, instructor; ages 8-11; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 9-13 OR July 16-20.

Drawing & Painting - Ruthie Sutter, instructor; ages 10 & 11; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 9-13.

Our Far-Out World: Four-day Workshop - Pat Gregory and Meredith S. Greene, instructors; ages 5 & 6; Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 17-20.

Far-Out 3-D - Karen Dupuis, instructor; ages 8-11; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 23-27.

Afternoon Workshops for Children Ages 7 to 12
(May be combined with other programs for a full day experience.)

Introduction to Ancient and Modern Board Games - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 7-9; Mon.-Fri., 3:30-5 p.m., July 9-13.

Chess Tricks, Traps and Tactics - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:30-5 p.m., July 16-20.

New Games of Chess - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:30-5 p.m., July 23-27.

New Games of Cards - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:30-5 p.m., July 30-Aug. 3.

One-Day Morning Workshops for Ages 8-12

Introduction to Chess Tactics and Tournament Play - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon., 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., July 23.

Official Chess Tournament Play - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon., 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., July 30.

Summer Museum School for Young Artists Ages 12 to 17 – Build Your Portfolio!

Mixed Media Painting and Collage - Cheryl Cardinale, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 16-20.

Drawing and Painting Studio - Greta Breglio-Redman, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 23-27 OR July 30-Aug. 3.

21st Century in 3-D - Lydia Negron, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 23-27.

Textile Design for Teens - Jeanne Sisson, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 30-Aug. 3.

Art Fantastic - Lydia Negron, instructor; ages 12-15, Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 30-Aug. 3.

Drawing Outdoors Intensive - Robert Masla, instructor; ages 14-17; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 6-10.
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