Fine Arts Museum News

Lecture to Examine Depictions of African Americans in Currier & Ives Prints

March 2, 2006

The Currier & Ives lecture series at the Museum of Fine Arts will continue on
March 19 at 2 p.m. with Emancipation Day: Postbellum Visions of African Americans in Currier & Ives' Darktown Prints. The talk will be presented by James Smethurst, associate professor in the W.E.B. DuBois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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March Museums à la Carte Programs

February 15, 2006

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

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Expert on Dead Sea Scrolls to Speak at Museum of Fine Arts

January 6, 2006

Dr. Adolfo Roitman, curator of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scroll collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, will present "From Serpent to Satan: The Story of Paradise in Literature and Art" at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts on February 2 at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is free to the public and will be followed by a reception with Dr. Roitman.

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Museum Lecture Series Explores How Currier & Ives Helped Define America

December 27, 2005

The Museum of Fine Arts has scheduled Currier & Ives: Defining America, a four-part Sunday afternoon lecture series which will explore the social and artistic impact of the 19th-century printmakers Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives.

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Major Currier & Ives Exhibition Opens

October 17, 2005

One of the largest public collections of Currier & Ives prints in the country will be unveiled for the first time in the special exhibition "Currier & Ives: An American Panorama."

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