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May Museums à la Carte Programs

Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

April 21, 2006

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

May 4: Gardening with Emily Dickinson; Ruth Owen Jones, historian and museum interpreter, Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst.

May 11: The Ancient Origins of Writing; Christina Gibbons, English scholar and social historian; 12:15 p.m.

May 18: Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the "Can Do"; Michael Tougias, author and columnist.

May 25: The Creative Spirit: Artists & Craftsmen of the Valley, 1750-2000; Guy McLain, director, Connecticut Valley Historical Museum.

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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