Springfield Museums Press Releases
Free Family Activities
General Museum News
September 25, 2007
The Springfield Museums will offer a regular schedule of free drop-in science and art activities for families this fall.
Saturday and Sunday, Springfield Science Museum:
11:30 a.m.-noon: Science Adventures on the Move – A roving scientist will demonstrate various scientific phenomena throughout the Science Museum galleries.
12:30-3:45 p.m.: Hands-on Family Science – Activities are always changing but may include making simple electrical circuits, generating static electricity or sound waves, conducting kitchen chemistry experiments, or creating tornadoes in a bottle.
Tuesday through Sunday, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum:
Noon-4 p.m.: Hands-on art-making activities in the Hasbro Games Art Discovery Center. Projects vary but include making bookmarks, Chinese magnetic puzzles, pop-up cards, model birch bark canoes, "hairy scary" spiders and more. The activities are sponsored by Hasbro.