George Walter Vincent Smith Museum News

Museums Announce Call for Artists, Offer No-Cost Materials This Saturday

October 15, 2013

The Springfield Museums is now accepting design plans from artists, fashion or costume designers, students and community members for a fantastical large-scale exhibition titled Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City.

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Art Experts Attend Summit at Springfield Museums

November 30, 2012

Earlier this month, the Springfield Museums hosted a panel of distinguished art scholars who gathered with staff to discuss the reinterpretation of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. The group, which included experts from the art world, museums and academia, met as part of an ongoing evaluation of the GWV Smith museum's collections, its exhibits, and its mission. The conference was funded by a planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Springfield Museums Receive Federal Grant

May 21, 2012

The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle have received a planning grant of $40,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop an interpretative plan for the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.

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Springfield Museums Receive Large Federal Grant

August 24, 2011

The Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle have received a grant of $320,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) toward the installation of climate modification in the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. The grant is part of the NEH’s Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program.

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Springfield Museums to Raise Funds for Japan Disaster Relief

March 24, 2011

“An Evening for Japan,” an event benefiting the American Red Cross Disaster Relief for the Japanese Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami, will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 30, from 5 to 7 pm in the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum at the Quadrangle.

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