Fine Arts Museum News

X-Ray Floral Photography Reveals Hidden Beauty

October 18, 2010

Dramatic x-ray images of flowers are on view at the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts through January 9 in the special exhibition Radiographic Photography by Merrill Raikes: The Inner Beauty of Flowers. A free reception with the artist will be held on November 11, from 5 to 7 pm at the museum.

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Prints by Depression-Era Artists on View at Museum

October 13, 2010

Prints by American artists who worked during the Great Depression are on view through March 27, 2011, at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts in the exhibition WPA Artists in Print.

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D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts Presents Exhibit of Contemporary Realism

September 8, 2010

A selection of art in the style of contemporary realism will be on view from September 21 through October 24 at the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts in the Academic Artists 60th Anniversary Exhibition.

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Outdoor Sculpture by James Kitchen Displayed on Museum Grounds

September 2, 2010

Saturn, a found-object sculpture by Chesterfield artist James Kitchen, will be on view on the grounds of the Springfield Museums from September 1, 2010 through May 1, 2011.

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Currier & Ives Exhibition Features Images of Childhood

August 25, 2010

The firm of Currier & Ives is known for its idealized images of life in 19th-century America. As with other subjects, Currier & Ives presented an optimistic, romanticized vision of childhood. A selection of these prints is displayed in the exhibition Season of Joy: Celebrating Childhood in Currier & Ives Prints, on view now through January 23, 2011, in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

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