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!
Cosmic activities including rooftop observatory tour, sunspot viewing, and a special display of meteorites with comments by the collector, Jack Megas. Free with museum admission!
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!
Create four small painted silk pieces, using four different techniques: sun printing, resist painting on stretched silk, brush painting on prepared silk, and marbling using shaving cream.
In this class, the presenter will show two documentary films about Korea: one on the artistic and cultural achievements and another on Korea’s industrial achievements since the Korean War.
Learn to observe the art of painting, sculpture and architecture in this dynamic, interactive lecture series. We’ll look at digital images of masterworks and explore the museum galleries to examine art up close.
Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Stars Club website
Check out art work and musical performances by local students, plus hands-on art in a variety of mediums for all.
An outgrowth of the Romantic movement, the Hudson River School was the first native art movement in the United States; it was strongly nationalistic both in its proud celebration of the natural beauty of the American landscape and in the desire of its artists to become independent of European schools of painting.