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Tanglewood Marionettes and the Cat in the Hat

Summer Spectacular Activities

July 13 @ 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 The Dragon King, 1 pm
An underwater fantasy based on Chinese folklore, The Dragon King tells the tale of an intrepid Grandmother who journeys to the bottom of the sea in search of the elusive Dragon King, and the answers to why he has forsaken the land above. Colorful sea creatures, an exciting adventure, and a Dragon King that will knock your socks off! All this and more can be found in this award-winning production. 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: Scratch Art Trains, inspired by Thomas & Friends.

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

Details

Date:
July 13
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: