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Women’s History Month 2021

The Springfield Museums celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting women of the past, and present who are shaping the future! Women’s History Month is celebrated throughout the month of March.…

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Black History Month 2021

The Springfield Museums celebrate Black History! In honor of Black History Month, celebrated throughout the month of February, the Museums highlighted Black leadership in Springfield across all social media platforms,…

Books

Book Recommendation: The Muralist

I was eager to read The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro because I enjoyed Shapiro’s “The Art Forger” which intertwined the main character with the unsolved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist.…

Books

Book Recommendation: Vermeer’s Hat

How simple and benign a porcelain dish may seem in a seventeenth century Dutch painting. An object of beauty and luxury? Sure. But the key into an entire world of…

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Art of the Islamic World: More to Discover

Welcome to the Art of the Islamic World Gallery at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum! The gallery features objects created between the 9th and 19th centuries in Iran,…