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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.…

© Allan Gorman, A Nice Day for a Ride, 2013

A Nice Day for A Ride Giveaway

Allan Gorman is an artist who records arresting images found in daily life. "Using my camera as a sketchbook," he said, "I go out and look for subject matter that…