A collage of three pieces of artwork by women.

Women’s History Month 2020

March is Women's History Month and the Springfield Museums have been celebrating by featuring women on our Instagram account (@springfieldmuseums). We have also been highlighting women artists in our weekly…

Bill Eggers stands next to replica of steam powered velocipede

For the Love of Building Beauty from Scratch

“The most important thing is to be authentic. To try, to try again, and to do what you do well.”–Bill Eggers, craftsman The oldest existing American motorcycle—an original 1869 steam…

Child hugs costume characters Thing one and two to celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

Joyful Families Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

“Dr. Seuss is legendary. He inspires generations and generations of children to read and to fall in love with learning.” Melissa Warner, Birthday Party Celebrant at the Springfield Museums The…

Black History Month

Black History Month 2020

To honor Black History Month this year, we shared artwork by Black artists in our weekly series Treasures at the Springfield Museums in the Sunday Republican and on our Instagram page, @springfieldmuseums.…

Learning in the Freest Form at the Museums

The sheer size of the exhibit made me feel like a mere spectator of something far larger than myself, which draws astonishing parallels to the climate crisis we are living…

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Each November, the United States celebrates Native American Heritage. At the Museums we honored indigenous peoples by sharing objects and artwork from our collections on social media and as part…