An exploration of the body of work of Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton, a series of lectures, events, and experiences help visitors immerse themselves in art, culture, and politics! Yes, we said, POLITICS!
The inspiration for the series is Benton’s iconic painting New England Editor, now on view in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
This Museum collaboration is made possible by the Art Bridges-Terra Foundation Initiative.
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Sunday: 11 am–5 pm
1 Ticket = 5 Museums
Seniors (60+): $16.50
College Students: $16.50
Youth 3–17: $13
Springfield Residents (with valid ID): Free
The New England editor represented in Benton’s painting might be using a pen, but he would have typed final copy for the newspaper. Follow our Typewriter Trail to explore ideas around how news travels, the typewriter as innovation, and the use of the typewriter by contemporaries Dr. Seuss and Margaret Mead.