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PODs: Programming on Demand

A new way to experience the Springfield Museums. PODs are field trips for families, friends, and small groups. Customize a field trip to the Museums for your group of five to 30 people. Children and adults will participate in up to three of our hour-long curriculum-based school programs. Mix and match science, art, history and Seuss!

Field trips require a two week minimum advanced notice.

By Category

Dr. Seuss POD Field Trips

Science POD Field Trips

Social Studies & History POD Field Trips

Art POD Field Trips

A Brush With Art
A Brush with Art

Students will journey through four centuries of art from around the world touring numerous galleries within the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. They will learn how apprentices used an egg to make paint in the Medieval Gallery. Touring the Impressionist…

Art Through The Ages
Art Through the Ages

Travel through time and explore various styles of art and the artists who created them. An overview of major works will be discussed. Grades 9-12

Then & Now: Life At The Turn Of The Century
Then & Now: Life at the Turn of the Century

Students become historians as they interpret early-20th century history by examining Indian Motocycles, Rolls Royce automobiles, Milton Bradley games, and Barney ice skates. In addition to a “then and now” scavenger hunt, students handle real historic artifacts and work on…

Tons Of Fun With Seuss
Tons of Fun with Seuss

Step into the world of Dr. Seuss characters in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum while experiencing the sounds and words used in his books through interactive play that introduce children to reading and writing skills. Grades 1-2

Students Students In D'Amour Museum History Activity Readingville

Virtual Field Trips

Full length virtual tours with supplemental activities and live educator Q&A. Email for more information.

Dr. Seuss Program Packs

Several Dr. Seuss presentations are available for teachers, educators, and parents to purchase to enhance their literacy lessons. Each themed lesson includes a short museum tour and multiple interactive curriculum-based activities based on the work of Dr. Seuss. Available as Powerpoint presentations that can be converted to Google Slides.

QUAD Connections

Learning resources for students, educators and parents. Supplement a lesson or explore a new topic with our QUAD Connections videos. Join our Museum Educators as they journey through the galleries and exhibits, sharing insights and conducting experiments and activities. Videos are free to use and repost on remote/digital learning sites.

Programs supported by Berkshire Bank Foundation and the Henry E. Niles Foundation, Inc.

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