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Van Buren Sisters posing on a hilltop with their Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle Day 2016

July 24 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm
Annual outdoor motorcycle show and rally! Motorcycle Show & Rally View a variety of classic and vintage motorcycles, browse vendor displays, a Dj spins classic rock tunes and more. 9 am Blessing of the Bikes, Rev. Thomas Callard, Christ Church…
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Time Travel: Ancient Adventures

July 25 @ 9:00 am1:00 pm
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Daily until July 29, 2016
Register by July 25 Jump into the time machine to check out Samurai weaponry, ancient Roman and Greek statues, and a mummy case. Create your own Greek sculpture, warrior shields, “gold” Roman coins, and a jewel chest. Along the way,…
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Intro to Woodworking & Fiber Arts

July 25 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm
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Daily until July 26, 2016
Register by July 25 Learn simple woodworking skills as you make fun, handicraft items and then put them to use in class. Create a drop spindle, then use it to learn the timeless art of spinning yarn. We’ll also make…
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Gallery & Quadrangle Activities

July 25 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm
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Daily until August 12, 2016
Interact with the collections in new and different ways. Activities vary daily. Check our Welcome Center for listings. Programs include: Photo Play: Handle cameras from the 20th century through present, learn the science behind photography, and get a copy of…
Chalk artist David Krawcyzk; Springfield Republican photo by Frederick Gore

Chalk Drawings

July 25 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Come watch artist in residence David Krawcyzk draw an animal on the theme of the week and create your own chalk drawing.  (Weather permitting; may be rescheduled to Tuesday or Wednesday.) Free with museum admission! Republican photo by Frederick Gore…
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Music in the Museums

July 25 @ 11:00 am11:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016,
and Once on August 5, 2016
Sing along with Mr. Zach and learn about the world of animals.  Designed at kids four and under, but older siblings are welcome. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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Adult Fine Art Tour

July 25 @ 1:00 pm1:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
A general docent-led tour for adults who want to delve a little deeper into the collections in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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Color Theory in Oils

July 25 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Register by July 11 Enhance your color sensitivity and understanding of color interaction through color charts, still lifes and a variety of studio projects. Working with oils, students will explore aspects of color including hue, value, and intensity to discover…
Ancestral Fan Chart - Perry Family Tree

The ABC’s of Family Research & Genealogy

July 26 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 26, 2016
Register by July 12 Learn how to research your ancestry using the extensive resources available including genealogical websites. You’ll learn a great deal about researching, but keep in mind - it’s not all on the Internet! Instructor: Dave Robison Three…
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Celebrate Seuss Day

July 26 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Join us for a special election-year announcement by the Cat in the Hat and Things 1 and 2 and celebrate Springfield’s native son Theodor Seuss Geisel– aka Dr. Seuss! Meet and greet with the characters First official reading of the…

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