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Figures, Folklore and Fantasy: Exploring the Artist’s Circle of Marc Chagall

May 25 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

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.

Drawing Birds and Animals

May 25 @ 1:30 pm4:30 pm

Explore the challenging, but rewarding genre of rendering wildlife and animals in pencil and other drawing media with award-winning wildlife artist, Steve Hamlin.

Family Science Adventures

May 27 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm
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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!

Large-scale bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss characters, with Horton the elephant being the most prominent.

Inside the Creation of the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

June 1 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

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.

Seussian Celebration

June 2 @ 5:00 pm7:30 pm

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.

Cavalcade of Conveyances

June 3 @ 9:00 am10:00 am

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.

Performance: SHOW Circus

June 3 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Stilt walkers, handwalking, contortions, acrobatics, unicycling, and amazing aerial performances! Enjoy the SHOW Circus tribute to Dr. Seuss on the Quadrangle.

Magical Moments with Ed Popielarcyzk

June 3 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Visit strolling magician Ed Popielarcyzk in the Springfield Science Museum to be entertained and amazed!

Seussian Activities

June 3 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

Meet the Cat in the Hat, play carnival games, enjoy hands-on art and much more!

Springfield All Youth (SAY) Festival

June 3 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm

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!

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