Springfield Museums Press Releases

June Museums à la Carte Programs

Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

May 15, 2006

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

June 1: Hurricane Fatigue: Media Coverage of New Orleans in the Aftermath of Katrina; Katheryn Darrow, Holyoke Community College writing instructor and freelance reporter.

June 8: A Great Divide: The Separation of Longmeadow and East Longmeadow in 1894; Dr. Donald D'Amato, history professor, Springfield Technical Community College.

June 15: Bigfoot in China: Symbol of Wilderness, Mirror on Humanity; Sigrid Schmalzer, associate professor of history, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

June 22: The American Revolution in Western Massachusetts; Lion Miles, independent scholar and historian.

June 29: Pictures of the Floating World: Japanese Printmaking and the Impressionists; Jeanie Schermesser, educator and artist.

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; dessert and beverage are provided.
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