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Inside the Creation of The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

September 7 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

Learn how the historic landmark building was painstakingly restored and transformed into a three-story Dr. Seuss museum experience.

Saving Union Station

September 14 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

the 40-year fight to preserve and return to greatness the 91-year-old Springfield railroad station.

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: American Trailblazer

September 21 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

An account of the 16th century explorer’s travels.

First Ladies of Resilience

September 28 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

The lives and times of America’s iconic First Ladies.

The British Crown Jewels: Triumph & Tragedy

October 5 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

The visual splendor of the world’s most famous collection of jewels and the stories of the people who possessed them.

Cyprus & Malta: Coveted Islands, Complicated Histories

October 12 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

Visit some ancient tombs and temples, Byzantine and Baroque churches, and more of the Mediterranean islands.

Springfield’s Fred T. Ley, the Springfield Man Who Built the Chrysler Building

October 19 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

The Art-Deco style Chrysler Building in New York City was built by Fred T. Ley, a general contractor from Springfield, MA.

Mirror at the Gate: Greek Buddhist and Christian Art and Archaeology

October 26 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

An examination of material connections between neighboring regions during Late Antiquity.

Anne Sullivan’s Massachusetts, 1870-1920: Disability, Poverty, Economic Independence, and Advocacy

November 2 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

Tracing Anne’s journey to the Perkins School for the Blind, then following how her work with Helen Keller.

Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem

November 5 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Dr. Richard Kurin, Distinguished Scholar from the Smithsonian, goes beyond the speculation to reveal the truth behind a legendary stone.

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