2018-2019 A Year in Review at the Springfield Museums

On September 11, the Museums held their Annual Meeting of the Corporators. In addition to voting in new Trustees and Committee Members, the Museums reflected on the past year.

Enjoy this look back at the exhibits, programs, and people that made fiscal year 2019 one of our best yet!

Music credits

“Little Boat” performed by Michele Feldheim; piano version adapted from the original written by Buddy Kaye (1967) based off of “O Barquinho” (1961) written by Roberto Menescal and Ronaldo Bôscoli.

“Superstition” performed by Rhode Island Sound based on the original by Stevie Wonder (1972) from the album “Talking Book” released by Tamla. The original record was produced by Stevie Wonder, Malcolm Cecil, and Robert Margouleff.

Original piano music composed and performed by Timothy Ballan.

“White Out” performed by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra based on “Wipe Out” (1963) composed by Bob Berryhill, Pat Connolly, Jim Fuller, and Ron Wilson and originally performed by The Surfaris. Released on the DFS label, reissued on Princess label and Dot.

A cappella music performed by students from the Community Music School of Springfield:

  1. “Show Me Love” (2014) originally performed and recorded by Hundred Waters and featured on the album “The Moon Rang Like a Bell” (2014), OWLSA Records.
  2. “We Found Love” (2011) originally performed and recorded by Rihanna and Calvin Harris and featured on the album “Talk That Talk” (2011), Def Jam and SRP; written by Calvin Harris; produced by Calvin Harris; vocal recording by Marcos Tovar; assistant recording engineer Alejandro Barajas; mixing by Phil Tan; and assistant mixing by Damien Lewis.

Photography credits

Ubora and Ahadi Awards photos taken by Ed Cohen.

Select exhibition photos taken by johnpolakphotography.com.

Select Summer Spectacular photos taken by Jenny Powers.

All other photos and video taken by Diana West. Video produced by Diana West.