Sweet And Spooky Halloween At The Springfield Museums

Sweet and Spooky Halloween at the Springfield Museums

Wear your costume and be among the first to experience the special exhibit Sweet: A Tasty Journey. Free with museum admission! Highlights Trick or Treating, 11 am-3 pm What kind of candy would you eat in the Seymour Planetarium? Starburst of…

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Unwrap The History Of Candy At The Springfield Museums

Unwrap the History of Candy at the Springfield Museums

Springfield Museums presents Sweet: A Tasty Journey October 26, 2019, to April 26, 2020, in the Wood Museum of Springfield History. This interactive, hands-on, immersive exhibit blends fun and learning to create a unique experience, one that will be savored…

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Springfield Preservation Trust Winners 2019

Springfield Preservation Trust Winners 2019

Springfield became known as the City of Homes at the turn of the century thanks to abundant and beautiful Victorian mansions and unique architecture as well as numerous single-family homes constructed for manufacturing workers. Currently, the city has designated six…

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author To Lecture At Springfield Museums

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author to Lecture at Springfield Museums

The Springfield Museums present a lecture by artist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Steven Naifeh Friday, October 11 at 12:15 in the Davis Auditorium of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. The presentation which complements the exhibits Van…

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Culture & Cocktails Back For 10th Season

Culture & Cocktails Back for 10th Season

Culture & Cocktail’s 10th season begins with the ever popular Oktoberfest—the Art of Brew beer tasting and local homebrew contest at the Springfield Museums, October 3 from 5-8 pm on the Quadrangle Green (rain location Wood Museum of Springfield History).…

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Bauhaus Exhibit Illuminates Influential Art School

Bauhaus Exhibit Illuminates Influential Art School

The Springfield Museums presents BAUHAUS: 100 Years Later from September 24, 2019–February 16, 2020, in the Starr Gallery of the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts. No art school had a more influential or lasting impact on 20th…

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Dr. Seuss’s NEW BOOK Party

Dr. Seuss’s NEW BOOK Party

Springfield Museums celebrates the release of a never-before-published Dr. Seuss book about art—Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum! Our Family Fun Book Release Party plays with the themes of horses and art to deliver all kinds of fun—from meeting horses face-to-face to…

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Celebrating Fanny Palmer–The Artist Behind Currier & Ives

Celebrating Fanny Palmer–The Artist Behind Currier & Ives

Although her designs adorned the walls of homes and businesses across the United States, the name Frances (Fanny) Flora Bond Palmer (1812-1876) remains largely unknown. The Springfield Museums will celebrate the accomplishments of this important and talented lithographer with the…

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