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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.…

Kareem Wedderburn

Ahadi Youth Awardee Sees a Bright Future

Kareem Wedderburn, The 11th annual Ahadi Youth Award 2020 recipient, was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. An independent scholar more than ready to explore new ways of thinking and…

Bud L. Williams

Ubora Award Winner Prioritizes Good of Community

Representative Bud L. Williams, a lifelong resident of Springfield, Massachusetts, exemplifies community service through his devotion to civic duties, his unflinching advocacy for the people he represents, and his unrelenting…

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Rolls-Royce in America

The Springfield Museums are featuring How People Make Things, a hands-on exhibit that explores manufacturing inspired by Mr. Rogers’ Factory Tours through May 9. The exhibit also features many Springfield…

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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.…

Voices of Resilience Curator Janine Fondon

Stirring the Pot

With the warmth of the rising sun, Nanny rose to her own highest expectation of getting the pots going and igniting the flame that would heat them. She was a…