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Tanglewood Marionettes and the Cat in the Hat

Summer Spectacular Activities

August 17 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

All activities are FREE with museum admission unless otherwise noted.

Today’s Highlights

Meet the Cat in the Hat, 11 am-2 pm
Get a high five or a hug, and get your photo taken with Dr. Seuss’s most iconic character!

Tanglewood Marionettes present Sleeping Beauty, 1 pm
A charming tale which appeals especially to younger children, Sleeping Beauty begins in King Felix’s great hall where guests from across the land have gathered to celebrate the birth of Princess Aurora. The party goes awry when the wicked witch arrives and curses the baby princess. Will the curse come true?  Museum Members Only: Get a backstage tour after the show!

Ongoing Activities

Cat’s Corner, 10 am-4 pm
Our Dr. Seuss-themed drop-in space on the Lower Level of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Stop in to read some of Ted Geisel’s original stories along with lots of other picture books, plus take part in facilitated art and literacy activities.

Art Discovery Center, noon-4 pm
Trace Chinese characters, try on costumes, play gallery games, peek under lift-up panels on the Wall of Symbols to discover the meaning behind Asian motifs, put on a puppet show, and make an art project. Today’s project: create a Van Gogh-inspired scene.

Summer Spectacular is sponsored by Charles H. Hall Foundation, a Bank of America Trustee.

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Venue

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States

Organizer

Name:
Family Programs
Phone:
413-314-6489
Email: