Black History Month

Black History Month 2020

To honor Black History Month this year, we shared artwork by Black artists in our weekly series Treasures at the Springfield Museums in the Sunday Republican and on our Instagram page, @springfieldmuseums.…

Learning in the Freest Form at the Museums

The sheer size of the exhibit made me feel like a mere spectator of something far larger than myself, which draws astonishing parallels to the climate crisis we are living…

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Each November, the United States celebrates Native American Heritage. At the Museums we honored indigenous peoples by sharing objects and artwork from our collections on social media and as part…

"Fall From Grace" (1993) Arnaldo Roche-Rabell

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. We participated by featuring Hispanic artists from our collections on social media and as part of…

Safari Dan: Poison Dart Frogs

  Poison dart frogs are active during the day. Their brilliant colors warn predators of their toxic nature. They are tropical rain forest dwellers in Central and South America. Most…

In Gratitude to David Starr (1922-2019)

"As a catalyst and a visionary, David Starr leveraged his considerable skills, influence and expertise to preserve and expand the Springfield Museums for generations to come," said Kay Simpson, CEO…