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Van Gogh for All Family Day at the Springfield Museums
October 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the final days of the special exhibit “Van Gogh for All” with a fall festival inspired by the artist’s most well-known paintings!
Free with museum admission!
Special Exhibition: “Van Gogh for All,” 10 am-5 pm
Explore the life and work of one of the world’s great artists through modern technology and participatory learning.
Hayrides Around the Quadrangle, 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Meet the horses and climb into the wagon for a fun-filled Fall ride around the Quadrangle inspired by Van Gogh’s wheatfield scenes.
Artist Demonstration, 11 am-2 pm
Watch Wendy Decker create a plein air acrylic autumn painting inspired by Van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Paint a Starry Night Pumpkin, 11 am-2 pm
Paint a celestial, swirling design and add it to our pumpkin line-up on the Quad. Enjoy all the creations and take yours home at the end of the day.
Sunflower Prints, Noon-4 pm
Create your own masterpiece inspired one of Van Gogh’s most iconic subjects using real sunflowers and block printing ink.
These programs have received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.
More info: http://bit.ly/VanGoghFamilyDay.