A pioneer of modern art, Marc Chagall (1887-1985) is known for his imaginative paintings and prints that combine figures, folklore and fantasy. Raised in Russia, Chagall mastered his craft after moving to Paris in 1910, where he lived and worked among a colorful group of artists.
Explore the challenging, but rewarding genre of rendering wildlife and animals in pencil and other drawing media with award-winning wildlife artist, Steve Hamlin.
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!
Lark Grey Dimond-Cates discusses her experiences translating the work of her stepfather Ted Geisel–a.k.a. Dr. Seuss–into life-sided bronze sculptures.
Celebrate the opening of The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, the world’s first and only museum dedicated to beloved children’s author and Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel. Before the museum opens its doors, the city-wide celebration will begin with an evening hosted by Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel.
A parade down the famed Mulberry Street immortalized by children’s author and Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel, in honor of the opening of The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss. Led by the giant Cat in the Hat balloon and ending on the Springfield Museums’ campus, the procession will include antique cars and other vehicles as well as dignitaries and Springfield school children.
Stilt walkers, handwalking, contortions, acrobatics, unicycling, and amazing aerial performances! Enjoy the SHOW Circus tribute to Dr. Seuss on the Quadrangle.
Visit strolling magician Ed Popielarcyzk in the Springfield Science Museum to be entertained and amazed!
Enjoy music performed by students of the Community Music School of Springfield, including bucket drummers, Prelude Preschool of the Arts, elementary, middle, and high school students from across the city. Listen for student-composed musical tributes to Dr. Seuss!