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Meet the Cat in the Hat and face painting

Summer Spectacular Activities

July 16, 2019 @ 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!

Face Painting with Professors Knows A. Lot, 11 am-2 pm
Stop by for custom face painting by our own Professor Knows A. Lot! Whether you want to be a butterfly, a tiger, or something you haven’t thought of yet, she has something for you!

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.

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


July 16, 2019
10:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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