#19SuffrageStories

2020 has turned out to be quite a year of unexpected events. It has also been a time of reflection, homage, and being called to action. With that said, it…

Do Try This At Home! The Magician’s Table

Gabriella Wilkerson is a 2020  graduate of Northampton High School, who was inspired by her experiences visiting the Springfield Science Museum as a child. She has been an avid Girl…

Three portraits

Community Call for Portraits

“Announced in the midst of a pandemic, this call for portraiture is also a coming together of our community. I cannot think of a more exciting way for us to…

Pen, Paper and Keyboard

Creative Writing Students Present a Virtual Reading

Participants in the Creative Writing Museum School class share their work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZxNFjqdp8E Stories and Authors Featured: "Lillian" by Robert Butler "Amerikan Kiz Koleji – Izmir, Turkey, 1961: My First Year…

Armor

The Most Magical Thing

I took many drawing and calligraphy classes at the Museums in the past. The most magical thing was being inside those Museums when just a few people were there. It…

Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals at the Springfield Science Museum

Ginormous Dinosaurs are Fond Memories

When I was a child I always looked forward to field trips to the museum. Especially the special exhibits. One of my favorites was the dinosaur alive! I remember going…

Many Visits over Many Years

My story is not about a single event, exhibit, or work of art. It is a story of many visits with our children over many years, from the time they…

Bear, Polar

Fondly remembering (and revisiting) Snowball!

Although I am retired as an elementary Science teacher, which entailed an array of different modalities of related Science subjects, I recall preparing a third-grade class for a visit to…

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

My mom brings me to the Springfield Museums a lot but every time I learn something new. My favorite memory at the Springfield Museums was on Dr. Seuss's birthday celebration.…