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Springfield Museums

21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States

January 2017

Robert Rivest

January 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Performance: Robert Rivest Science in Motion! A mesmerizing blend of comedy and science that enthralls both children and adults. Robert Rivest comically explores how scientists and artists see the world around us. Through an exciting use of mime, comedy and informative science tie-ins, Rivest inspires his audience to see science in a new light. Free with museum admission!

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February 2017

Culture & Cocktails: Indulgence – An Evening of Wine & Chocolate

February 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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An annual favorite for Culture & Cocktails! Sample new wines and enjoy chocolate hors d’oeuvres as dancers interpret the artwork. Ages 21 and up. (Advance purchase suggested).

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Turtle Power Saturday

February 4, 2017
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One event on March 18, 2017 at 12:00 am

One event on April 1, 2017 at 12:00 am

One event on May 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

One event on an unspecified date at 12:00 am

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Turtle Power Saturday Celebrate the special exhibit with these family activities. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Photo Booth Try on TMNT capes and masks and take a photo in front of our cityscape. Share your photos with the hashtag #AtTheMuseums. Take Home a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Activity Book One per child, must be present to receive a book. While supplies last. Meet Michelangelo, 11 am-2 pm Meet the wisecracking, lovable goof of the ninja turtle team among some of the…

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Fun & Games in the Galleries

February 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on February 22, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on February 23, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on February 24, 2017 at 10:00 am

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Pokemon Go!, 10 am-5 pm We’ll be dropping 3 lures per day across our campus. Grab your smart phone, load up on pokeballs, and start searching! Design Your Own Board Game, 11 am-3 pm We’ll provide boards, spaces, spinners, and cards – everything you need to get started to create and play your very own board game! Lorax Basketball, 11 am-3 pm Learn about how basketball was created, it’s connection to Dr. Seuss, and ways we can have fun and…

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March 2017

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

March 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Annual celebration of hometown hero Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss).

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April 2017

Culture & Cocktails: Festival of Flowers

April 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Come to see incredible arrangements inspired by objects throughout the art, history, and science museums. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while taking in the experience. Admission includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. (Advance purchase suggested).

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Festival of Flowers

April 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Floral interpretations of museum collection items displayed in all four museums. April 6th - 9th.

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June 2017

Culture & Cocktails: It’s Fun to Have Fun

June 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join in on the experience to play, enjoy Seussian cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while exploring the brand new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. Ages 21 and up. (Advance purchase suggested).

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October 2017

Culture and Cocktails: Oktoberfest – The Art of the Brew

October 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Annual beer tasting and homebrew competition on the Quadrangle Green, plus live music by General Gist and the Mexican Cadillac. All tastings included while supplies last. Participating breweries to be announced. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Food and cash bar provided by Log Rolling Catering.

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December 2017

Culture and Cocktails: A Holiday in Camelot

December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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December 14 @ 5:00 pm–8:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Cost for Members: $10 Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Holiday event featuring the Avedon portraits of JFK and his family on loan from the Smithsonian, our annual gingerbread exhibit, festive cocktails and entertainment. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Food and cash bar provided by Log Rolling Catering. Photo by Richard Avedon, courtesy of…

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February 2018

Indulgence: Culture and Cocktails

February 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! An annual favorite! Sample new wines and enjoy chocolate hors d’oeuvres while listening to live music and showing off your abilities with a hands-on art project. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Food and cash bar provided by Log Rolling Catering.  

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School Vacation Fun at the Springfield Museums

February 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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A gigantic, magical week of family fun, featuring live performances, gallery games, hands-on art and more. Free with museum admission! 

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March 2018

Dr. Suess Birthday Party

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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  Dr. Seuss is looking pretty good for 114! Our Dr. Seuss Birthday Party is an annual favorite full of wacky, fun, crazy, and sometimes delicious activities. We're celebrating this year on March 3! Most activities run 10:30am-3:30pm. This is our biggest celebration ALL YEAR and we are opening the Springfield Science Museum and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum an hour early at 9am! Timed tickets for the Seuss Museum sell-out fast, so make sure to get yours…

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Cocktails with the Kennedys

March 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Tour the special exhibition "Jack & Jackie: The Kennedys in the White House", on loan from the National Museum of American History, followed by curated cocktails inspired by the Kennedy family. This event is free, but please RSVP by March 16. Call 413-314-6462 or visit https://goo.gl/rW9jmt. This event is hosted by the Young Patrons Circle at Springfield Museums. Young Patrons Circle is the Springfield Museums' exclusive group of dedicated young professions between the ages of 21-45 years old who are…

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Novi Cantori at D’Amour

March 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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For the first time in years, the professional chamber choir Novi Cantori is offering a special program at the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, highlighting pieces in D'Amour's outstanding collection. In the words of their director, Ellen Gilson Voth: "It is always energizing for me to find connections between works of art and music from the same time periods. The best image for me is that of a canvas; musicians "paint" in sound across time, much like artists paint in…

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May 2018

Exhibition Reception: Two Lives, One Passion

May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$10

Who were William Jurian Kaula and Lee Lufkin Kaula? Why have many of us never heard of them? Find out in Two Lives, One Passion: American Impressionist Paintings and Sketches by William Jurian Kaula and Lee Lufkin Kaula. Tour the special exhibition with guest curator Carol Scollans, Senior Lecturer of Art History for the Art Department at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and meet collector Stanley Fry (5:45 pm) and view the documentary The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism (6:30 pm).…

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June 2018

Culture & Cocktails: Stop and Smell the Rosé

June 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$10 – $20

Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Enjoy a complimentary glass of rosé wine, light fare and a special interpretive performance by the Pioneer Valley Ballet. Inside the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, view the special exhibit Two Lives, One Passion: American Impressionist Paintings by William Jurian Kaula and Lee Lufkin Kaula. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Food and cash bar provided by Log Rolling…

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Cruisin’ New England 25th Anniversary Kick-off

June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$3 – $10

Celebrate the popular magazine and NESN series’ milestone with a car show on the Quadrangle. Includes a Hot Wheels Racing Competition and book signing by Friendly’s founder and car collector Prestley Blake. Rain or shine.

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July 2018

Summer Spectacular

July 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

Enjoy six fun-packed weeks filled with entertainment, art, science, and Seuss for the whole family—plus opportunities to meet Clifford The Big Red Dog in person! All activities are FREE with museum admission unless otherwise noted. Full schedules available at SpringfieldMuseums.org/programs.

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Free Fun Friday at Springfield Museums

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free

Thanks to a grant from the Highland Street Foundation, general admission to the Springfield Museums is free to everyone! Special activities include the Roaming Railroad, performances by children’s entertainer Jungle Jim, and magic by Malik.

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Indian Motocycle Day

July 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$3 – $10

Annual outdoor motorcycle show and rally. See classic Springfield-built Indians, browse vendor booths, and mingle with motorcycle fans from around the country. This summer’s event will honor the late Charlie Manthos, founder of the original Indian Motocycle Museum. Event History For 35 years, Indian Day was held in Springfield at the former Indian Motocycle Museum on Hendee Street. First held at that location in 1970, Indian Day provided an opportunity for Indian riders, collectors, and motorcycle enthusiasts to display their…

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October 2018

Culture & Cocktails: Oktoberfest – The Art of the Brew

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$10 – $20

Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Join us for our annual beer tasting and homebrew competition on the Quadrangle Green. Enjoy local brews and live music by The Happy Five Oompah Band. All tastings included while supplies last. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres by Log Rolling. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Breweries Amherst Brewing Artisan Beverage Cooperative Berkshire Brewing Bottoms Up Brew Practitioners Brewmaster Jack Fort Hill Brewery Jack’s…

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Monster Mash – Annual Halloween Fun

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Springfield Museums Monster Mash is a SMASH! Join them for a fun-filled day with art activities, the Grinch, and trick-or-treating. Make sure to wear your costume! Activities: Decorate a Bag for Trick or Treating, 10:30 am-2:30 pm Pumpkins, bats, and your own creativity… Decorate a bag to take out on your quest for candy in the museums! Meet the Grinch, 11 am-3 pm This lovable curmudgeon has come down from Mount Crumpit for one day only, to celebrate Halloween…

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December 2018

Gingerbread Saturdays at the Springfield Museums

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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An annual favorite! Join The Springfield Museums on the first three Saturdays of December for Gingerbread Saturdays! Activities include: Meet Santa, 11 am-2 pm Bring your Christmas list and your camera to meet Kris Kringle! Meet everyone’s favorite jolly old elf and tour special exhibit Gingerbread: The Pop Culture Edition. Every child 12 and under will get to choose a gift, while supplies last. Santa’s Workshop, 11 am-3 pm You’re the elf in Santa’s Workshop! Make gift to give a…

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Gingerbread Saturdays at the Springfield Museums

December 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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An annual favorite! Join The Springfield Museums on the first three Saturdays of December for Gingerbread Saturdays! Activities include: Meet Santa, 11 am-2 pm Bring your Christmas list and your camera to meet Kris Kringle! Meet everyone’s favorite jolly old elf and tour special exhibit Gingerbread: The Pop Culture Edition. Every child 12 and under will get to choose a gift, while supplies last. Santa’s Workshop, 11 am-3 pm You’re the elf in Santa’s Workshop! Make gift to give a…

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Culture & Cocktails: Holiday Pop!

December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$10 – $20

Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Celebrate the opening of the new exhibit Pop! Icons of American Culture from the Smithsonian in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, play pop culture trivia, and enjoy a presentation by a Smithsonian curator. In the Science Museum, explore Gingerbread: The Pop Culture Edition, watch a professional baker at work, and create your own festive dessert. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up.…

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Gingerbread Saturdays at the Springfield Museums

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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An annual favorite! Join The Springfield Museums on the first three Saturdays of December for Gingerbread Saturdays! Activities include: Meet Santa, 11 am-2 pm Bring your Christmas list and your camera to meet Kris Kringle! Meet everyone’s favorite jolly old elf and tour special exhibit Gingerbread: The Pop Culture Edition. Every child 12 and under will get to choose a gift, while supplies last. Santa’s Workshop, 11 am-3 pm You’re the elf in Santa’s Workshop! Make gift to give a…

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January 2019

Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Museums

January 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Visit the Stars Club website for speakers and topics.    

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Family Science Adventure

January 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

January 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

January 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Toytopia Exhibit Grand Opening at Springfield Museums

January 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Take a trip down Memory Lane and share toy experiences with the whole family! Get ready for BIG play, BIG toys, and BIG fun! This immersive special exhibition is sure to rekindle the wonder and delight of your favorite childhood moments. It is also a warm indoor place where children and families can play all day in a world of big toys: The World’s Largest Etch A Sketch – It’s almost 8 feet tall! Retro Arcade Area, with working classic…

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Family Science Adventure

January 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

January 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Dinosaur Discoveries Exhibit Opening Celebration!

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us for a full day of family fun to celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit "Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas". Highlights: Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, 10 am-5 pm Be among the first to experience our latest special exhibit. Using a combination of captivating computer simulations and incredible lifelike models, Dinosaur Discoveries introduces a dynamic vision of dinosaurs and the scientists who study them. Dinosaur Games and Stories with Sea Tea Improv, noon-2 pm An afternoon…

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Family Science Adventure

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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February 2019

Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Museums

February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Visit the Stars Club website for speakers and topics.    

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Family Science Adventure

February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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February School Vacation – Magic at the Museums

February 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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There's Magic at the Museums during February School Vacation Week! There’s mischief afoot! Enjoy strolling magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more. It's a week of performances! Each day we will enjoy a live performance from a new act, don't miss out! Daily Activities: 11am-1pm Strolling Magic with Malik the Magic Guy - Malik is a full time comedy magician with over…

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February School Vacation – Magic at the Museums

February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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There's Magic at the Museums during February School Vacation Week! There’s mischief afoot! Enjoy strolling magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more. It's a week of performances! Each day we will enjoy a live performance from a new act, don't miss out! Daily Activities: 11am-1pm Strolling Magic with Malik the Magic Guy - Malik is a full time comedy magician with over…

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February School Vacation – Magic at the Museums

February 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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There's Magic at the Museums during February School Vacation Week! There’s mischief afoot! Enjoy strolling magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more. It's a week of performances! Each day we will enjoy a live performance from a new act, don't miss out! Daily Activities: 11am-1pm Strolling Magic with Malik the Magic Guy - Malik is a full time comedy magician with over…

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February School Vacation – Magic at the Museums

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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There's Magic at the Museums during February School Vacation Week! There’s mischief afoot! Enjoy strolling magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more. It's a week of performances! Each day we will enjoy a live performance from a new act, don't miss out! Daily Activities: 11am-1pm Strolling Magic with Malik the Magic Guy - Malik is a full time comedy magician with over…

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February School Vacation – Magic at the Museums

February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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There's Magic at the Museums during February School Vacation Week! There’s mischief afoot! Enjoy strolling magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more. It's a week of performances! Each day we will enjoy a live performance from a new act, don't miss out! Daily Activities: 11am-1pm Strolling Magic with Malik the Magic Guy - Malik is a full time comedy magician with over…

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Family Science Adventure

February 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

February 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

Find out more »

March 2019

Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Museums

March 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Visit the Stars Club website for speakers and topics.    

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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It's back! Join us on March 2 to celebrate beloved children’s author and Springfield native Theodor “Ted” Geisel–aka Dr. Seuss–on his 115th birthday. This action-packed day features Seuss-inspired cakes and decorations, a dance party, art and science activities and meet a greets with familiar faces. Free with museum admission! Activities include: Author Tish Rabe, 10:30 am-2:30 pm Meet the author behind the titles in The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library. Tish has also written books for Sesame Street, Blues’…

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Family Science Adventure

March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Culture and Cocktails: Toytopia

March 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Cost: $20 | Cost for Members: $10 Join us for some adults-only fun and play your way down memory lane in Toytopia. This immersive special exhibition is sure to rekindle the wonder and delight of your favorite childhood moments. See the world’s largest Etch-A-Sketch, hop in a life-size Monopoly car, build sky-high structures with LEGOs and Lincoln Logs, play classic games in the retro arcade and more. UPDATE: Bring a new, unwrapped toy and get a buy one ticket, get…

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Family Science Adventure

March 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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Family Science Adventure

March 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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!

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April 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Festival of Flowers

April 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Celebrate Festival of Flowers with signature cocktails and creative hors d’oeuvres. View the interpretive arrangements in the art and science museums while enjoying music, a floral demonstration by Durocher Florist, and hands-on activities. Visit The DIY Flower Workshop to create your own bouquet to take home. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. Food and cash bar provided by Log Rolling Catering. Sponsored by The Republican For more info & tickets: https://springfieldmuseums.org/program/culture-cocktails-festival-flowers-2019/

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Museums

April 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Visit the Stars Club website for speakers and topics.    

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Earth Day Festival 2019

April 14, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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FREE activities on the Quadrangle Green! Eco-friendly demonstrations, bluegrass music by Boys of the Landfill, and special exhibits. Performances: 11:30am and 1pm - 1 - Boys of the Landfill Bluegrass Band Environmental Songs on the Quadrangle Green 12pm - Massachusetts Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Program Live Presentation by Tom Ricardi in Tolman Auditorium, Springfield Science Museum Environmental Exhibitors 1. Connecticut River Conservancy 2. Hampden County Bee Keepers Association (Beekeeping Materials and Products) 3. Greening the Gateway Cities Springfield (Environmental Art…

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Stomp, Chomp, and Roar: April School Vacation at the Springfield Museums

April 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - April 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Get ready for some dino-mite fun in the galleries for April School Vacation Week! Special Highlights: Monday & Tuesday, April 15 & 16 - Living Dinosaurs, Noon-1 pm Birds are dinosaurs’ closest living relatives! Their origins are in a group of theropods that emerged during the Mesozoic Era. Learn more about the birds that inhabit ZOO in Forest Park and Education Center and get up close during these animal encounters. Wednesday & Thursday, April 17 & 18 - Fossil Identification…

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May 2019

May the Fourth Be With You at the Springfield Museums

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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We’re heading to a galaxy far, far away! Meet members of the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance, hear the theme music performed live, enjoy hands-on fun in the intergalactic laboratory and more. http://bit.ly/2Vwqefa This event is part of Artweek – a unique annual celebration of arts, culture and creativity. Curious people of all ages will get creative at 500+ unique events across the state. Join us April 26 – May 5. Get the full festival schedule at artweekma.org. Today’s Highlights…

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Astronomy Day at the Springfield Museums

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Get ready for out of this world fun in the Science Museum. Since 1973, Astronomy Day events have connected the public to various astronomy enthusiasts, groups and professionals. All activities free with museum admission! Starlab? What is Starlab?, 10:30-11:15 am and 12:30-1:15 pm Take a peak in Tolman Auditorium and you’ll find out! Crawl in and relax as Planetarium Presenter Kevin Kopchynski entertains you with tales of the night sky that sparkles above you. 45-minute presentation. Solar System Trivia Game,…

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The First Fresh Paint Party!

May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Help paint a giant mural. Come for as little or as long as you like. No prior experience necessary. Free and open to all ages and abilities!

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June 2019

Indulgence: An Evening of Wine & Cheese at the Springfield Museums

June 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Indulgence: An Evening of Wine & Cheese June 6 @ 5:00 pm–8:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Cost for Members: $10 Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! A twist on an old favorite! Join us to celebrate the artistry of local wine, cider, honey, and cheese makers from around the region. Taste delicious samples while listening to live music. Enjoy fine arts demonstrations by our own Museum School artists, and make…

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A Seussian Summer Celebration

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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One Summer! Two Summer! Three Summers of SEUSS! Please join us for a Seussian Summer Celebration Saturday, June 15! We are excited to announce new permanent interactive exhibits in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and a day FILLED with fun! Be one of the first to play with these features in the first and only museum dedicated to Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel, AKA Dr. Seuss, the author who revolutionized learning how to read by making it FUN!…

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July 2019

Indian Motorcycle Day at the Springfield Museums

July 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us for our 10th Annual Indian Motocycle Day here at the Springfield Museums! https://springfieldmuseums.org/indian-day/ For 35 years, Indian Day was held in Springfield at the former Indian Motocycle Museum on Hendee Street. First held at that location in 1970, Indian Day provided an opportunity for Indian riders, collectors, and motorcycle enthusiasts to display their bikes, talk shop, swap parts, and compete for various awards. After a brief hiatus, Indian Day is once again an annual tradition in Springfield, held…

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September 2019

Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum Release Party

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Come one, come all! Celebrate the new Dr. Seuss book coming out this fall! "Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum" is based on a manuscript and sketches by Theodor Seuss Geisel discovered in 2013, illustrated by Andrew Joyner, and features reproductions of famous horse artwork by Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and others. Join us for a day of family fun, explore how different artists have seen horses, and maybe even find a new way of looking at them yourself. Free with museum…

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Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum Release Party

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Come one, come all! Celebrate the new Dr. Seuss book coming out this fall! "Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum" is based on a manuscript and sketches by Theodor Seuss Geisel discovered in 2013, illustrated by Andrew Joyner, and features reproductions of famous horse artwork by Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and others. Join us for a day of family fun, explore how different artists have seen horses, and maybe even find a new way of looking at them yourself. Free with museum…

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October 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Oktoberfest – The Art of the Brew 2019

October 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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It's the Springfield Museums TENTH SEASON of Culture & Cocktails! Raise a glass to our 10th annual beer tasting and homebrew competition on the Quadrangle Green at "Oktoberfest - The Art of the Brew." Enjoy live music by General Gist and the Mexican Cadillac. All tastings included while supplies last. Cost: $20 | Cost for Members: $10 Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres by Log Rolling. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. For more information and tickets: http://bit.ly/CCOktoberfest19. Sponsored by:…

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Van Gogh: The Life

October 11, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

Artist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Steven Naifeh traces the tortuous but wholly interesting life of artist Vincent van Gogh, and the ten-year odyssey that led to the publication of his best-selling book on the Dutch artist, Van Gogh: The Life. Seating in Davis Auditorium (lower level of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts) is available first come, first served. Free with museum admission! About the Presenter Steven Naifeh is a graduate of Harvard Law School. Mr. Naifeh, who has written…

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Sensory Friendly Saturday

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Springfield Science Museum will open early, with some exhibits will be modified to provide an opportunity for people with a range of differing abilities to experience what these Museums have to offer. Our trained staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you have and, if necessary, direct you to a quiet space that provides a chance to cool down and take a break. Sensory-friendly crafts for all…

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Van Gogh for All Family Day at the Springfield Museums

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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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…

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Rolls-Royce in Springfield Car Show

October 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$10

Members of the Yankee Region of The Rolls-Royce Owners Club bring their magnificent cars to the North Lawn of the Museums. Special guest lectures and memorabilia displays will round out the day. Presented in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Wood Museum of Springfield History.

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A SWEET and Spooky Halloween

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Wear your costume and be among the first to experience the special exhibit Sweet: A Tasty Journey. Free with museum admission! Highlights Trick or Treating, 11 am-3 pm What kind of candy would you eat in the Seymour Planetarium? Starburst of course! Trick or Treat through the galleries of all five museums on our campus. Check out the highlights in each collection as you get a sweet treat to accompany each selected object. Creepy Crawly Critters Live Animal Encounter, 11…

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A Sweet and Spooky Halloween at the Springfield Museums

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Wear your costume and be among the first to experience the special exhibit "Sweet: A Tasty Journey." Free with museum admission! Today’s Highlights Trick or Treating, 11 am-3 pm What kind of candy would you eat in the Seymour Planetarium? Starburst of course! Trick or Treat through the galleries of all five museums on our campus. Check out the highlights in each collection as you get a sweet treat to accompany each selected object. Creepy Crawly Critters Live Animal Encounter,…

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November 2019

Sensory Friendly Saturday

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Springfield Science Museum will open early, with some exhibits will be modified to provide an opportunity for people with a range of differing abilities to experience what these Museums have to offer. Our trained staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you have and, if necessary, direct you to a quiet space that provides a chance to cool down and take a break. Sensory-friendly crafts for all…

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Transit of Mercury Viewing – Springfield Museums

November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join the Springfield Museums on the Quadrangle to view this rare astronomical event! The Transit of Mercury happens only about a dozen times each century, when the sun, the planet Mercury and the Earth all align in a such a way that Mercury appears to gradually cross in front of the sun. When viewed through a telescope the small silhouette of Mercury can be seen as a tiny black dot during the transit. Members of the Springfield Stars Club will…

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Holiday Happenings

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

Our holiday season kick-off featuring the Grinch! Free with museum admission. Hollywood & the Holidays, 10 am-5 pm Amazing gingerbread creations inspired by Christmas movies created by local bakeries, schools, adults and kids displayed along with festively decorated holiday trees, enchanting lights, and a backdrop of beautifully painted murals. Vote for your favorite! (Exhibit on view through December 31.) Mount Crumpet Derby, 12-4 pm Design a mini-sleigh to race down our mini-mountain and see who can bring the Grinch down…

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Holiday Happenings at the Springfield Museums

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us on the day after Thanksgiving, November 29, for a day full of Holiday fun! From 10-5 we have Holiday Happenings, which is FREE with Museums admission. Then, at 5pm we will light up the Quadrangle and have the Science Museum open to view the special gingerbread exhibition "Hollywood & the Holidays." The after 5pm events are free. Holiday Happenings full schedule: Hollywood & the Holidays, 10 am-5 pm Amazing gingerbread creations inspired by Christmas movies created by local…

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The Lighting of the Quadrangle 2019

November 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The spectacular architecture and beautifully landscaped grounds of the Quadrangle will sparkle and shimmer against a dazzling outdoor lighting display. This festive holiday celebration features appearances by Santa Claus and the Grinch, rides on a fanciful train, performances of holiday music by the Sci Tech Band and special guests, visits to the Hollywood and the Holidays gingerbread exhibition and free hot chocolate and cookies! Free and open to the public!

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The Lighting of the Quadrangle at the Springfield Museums

November 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The day after Thanksgiving, November 29, will be a day of holiday fun at the Museums. We will conclude the day with the fan favorite, the Lighting of the Quadrangle. From 5-7pm the spectacular architecture and beautifully landscaped grounds of the Quadrangle will sparkle and shimmer against a dazzling outdoor lighting display. This festive holiday celebration features appearances by Santa Claus and the Grinch, rides on a fanciful train, performances of holiday music by the Sci Tech Band and special…

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December 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Hollywood and the Holidays

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$20

Mix up the weekday with a toast to culture, community and conversation! Celebrate the season in the Gingerbread: Hollywood and the Holidays special exhibit, dress as your favorite holiday movie character, watch a gingerbread decorating demonstration with Chef Eric, and experience a special planetarium show. Plus music, festive hors d’oeuvres and cocktails! Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested.

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Holiday Revelry at the Springfield Museums

December 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Three of Cups will perform traditional Christmas tunes, midwinter carols, and wassailing songs as part of the Museums à la Carte lecture series in the Davis Auditorium of the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Tickets are $4 at the Welcome Center. https://springfieldmuseums.org/program/holiday-revelry/

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January 2020

Spark Your Imagination!

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Experience the latest addition to the Science Museum–the hands-on invention space Spark!Lab, developed by the Smithsonian–and take part in a variety of STEM (Science, technology, Engineering, and Math) activities. Free with museum admission! Spark!Lab, 10:30 am-4 pm Explore this new, dynamic learning space where children, families, and groups create, innovate, collaborate, problem-solve, and invent. Life Saver Lightning, 11 am-3 pm Can you make a spearmint lifesaver create sparks by chomping on it? What is triboluminescence and why does this work?…

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Spark Your Imagination at the Springfield Museums

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Experience the latest addition to the Science Museum–the hands-on invention space Spark!Lab, developed by the Smithsonian–and take part in a variety of STEM (Science, technology, Engineering, and Math) activities. Free with museum admission! Spark!Lab, 10:30 am-4 pm Explore this new, dynamic learning space where children, families, and groups create, innovate, collaborate, problem-solve, and invent. Life Saver Lightning, 11 am-3 pm Can you make a spearmint lifesaver create sparks by chomping on it? What is triboluminescence and why does this work?…

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February 2020

Dinosaur Train Opening Celebration – Springfield Museums

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Tour the new interactive exhibit, "Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit," based on the PBS Kids series, meet Buddy the dinosaur, test your dino knowledge in a trivia game, and more. Free with museum admission! Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit, 10 am-5 pm Hop on the Dinosaur Train with Buddy and travel to all three time periods during the Age of Dinosaurs to unearth basic concepts in life science, natural history, and paleontology. Meet Buddy, 11 am-2 pm Meet the lovable…

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Culture & Cocktails: Candy and Cocktails

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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$20

Mix up the weekday with a toast to culture, community and conversation! Get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with candy-themed hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Enjoy a few treats at our candy bar, explore the special exhibit Sweet: A Tasty Journey, and test your knowledge with candy trivia. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres by Log Rolling. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested.

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Culture and Cocktails: Candy and Cocktails

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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It's our TENTH SEASON of Culture & Cocktails! Get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with candy-themed hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Enjoy a few treats at our candy bar, explore the special exhibit "Sweet: A Tasty Journey," and test your knowledge with candy trivia. Cost: $20 | Cost for Members: $10 Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested. For more information and tickets: http://bit.ly/CCCandyCocktails.

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February School Vacation Week: Sugar Rush

February 19 @ 10:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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"Sugar Rush: From Masterpiece to Mad Science" is our theme for this year's February School Vacation Week, February 17 - 21, 2020. Please join us for family-friendly art and science activities inspired by the special exhibition "Sweet: A Tasty Journey." Free with museum admission! Yes, we are OPEN Presidents' Day, Monday, February 17. Daily activities: Members-Only Giveaway, 10 am-5 pm Museum members get a free scented pen and bookmark. One set per family while supplies last. Meet Buddy, 11 am-2…

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March 2020

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2020

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Celebrate beloved children’s author and Springfield native Theodor “Ted” Geisel–aka Dr. Seuss–on his 116th birthday. Free with museum admission! Please note that while the birthday activities will be open to all visitors, timed tickets for the Dr. Seuss Museum will sell-out fast–order advance tickets today! Additionally, the Bank of America Museums on Us discount, library and nonprofit passes will not be accepted for admission on this date. Today’s Highlights Celebrate with Cake! 11 am-3 pm Get four tickets to sample…

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July 2020

The Lion Guard: The Exhibit at the Springfield Museums

July 28 @ 10:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Experience an adventure through the Pride Lands where kids and families will be inspired to protect the Circle of Life. Children will have the opportunity to train in the Lion Guard’s secret lair, explore the power of teamwork by utilizing each of the Lion Guard’s unique traits to go on special missions, and discover and learn about the African savanna and the animals that live there. The Circle of Life Learn about the Circle of Life, as Simba explains it…

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