Fine Arts Museum News

Online Currier & Ives Database

October 16, 2006

The Springfield Museums have developed a comprehensive, searchable online database of one of the largest public collections of Currier & Ives prints in the world. The database has been funded with a generous grant from the Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation.

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Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California
Negative date 1941, print date 1980
Photograph by Ansel Adams
© 2006 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

Ansel Adams Exhibition

October 4, 2006

Dramatic black and white photographs of the western landscape will be on view at the Museum of Fine Arts from October 24-December 17 in the exhibition Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured the Earth's Beauty.

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Dramatic Performance

October 3, 2006

The Museum of Fine Arts will host a performance of With Dream Awakened Eyes, an original play about the life and work of a female Jewish artist in Nazi Germany, on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. The program is free with the price of museum admission.

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Lecture Series

October 2, 2006

"Ancients Unwrapped" Lecture Series Explores Unusual Aspects of Greek and Roman Culture

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Nature Photography

September 11, 2006

Nature photography by camera artist John Green of Belchertown, Mass., will be on view from Sept. 26, 2006 through Jan. 7, 2007 in the Community Gallery at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. The public is invited to a free reception with the artist on Oct. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. Community Gallery exhibitions are sponsored by The Republican.

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