The landmark building, designed by Marcel Breuer for The Whitney Museum of Art, is currently the home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s changing exhibits of their extensive modern and contemporary art collection.
Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you! Free with museum admission!
Why do some gardens make us feel so wonderful, relaxed and refreshed? Professional landscape designer Jan Johnsen shares her passion for creating ‘feel good’ gardens in this engaging, interactive talk. Sponsored by the Springfield Parks Department.
Come explore hands-on play and activity stations, make new friends, and learn about our world. Open to all children 0-5 with their caregivers. Activities may include puzzles, art activities, photo booth, exploring Dr. Seuss’ short stories on tablets, puppets, sensory bins, and Playdoh.
A dazzling display of extraordinary gems and jewelry from the vaults of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Light refreshments will be served. Free and for Museum members only!
How artists in two different mediums – paint and music – have portrayed or attempted to portray the characters, places and situations of mythology, nature and the human condition.
Look at the stars, constellations and planets visible in the night sky and learn how to follow the seasonal patterns of the earth in its orbit around the sun. Explore both the science and mythology of the heavens as we consider objects such as nebulae, white dwarfs, black holes, and planets around other stars.