Given the worldwide impact of Dr. Seuss’ work, it’s hard to believe that there is no museum in his honor. That is set to change in 2016, when the Springfield Museums will open the first museum dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel!
GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World Rocks the Springfield Museums! January 18 through April 21, 2013 Throughout history, the many different media that humans have used in order to channel their creativity has expanded – whether as a result of changes in technology, shifting culture, or the availability of different and materials, the ways in which we convey and share our creativity constantly evolving. The Springfield Museums’ most recent addition explores… Read More
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Springfield Museums Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 Do you like birthday cake? Would you eat it in a box? Or with a fox? Or on a train or plane? Join the Springfield Museums in celebrating Theodor Seuss Geisel’s (known to most as Dr. Seuss) birthday on March 3rd! Dr. Seuss was born in Springfield, and the landscape and cityscape of his surroundings served as inspiration for many of his… Read More
Take a Glimpse Back into French Art and Culture at New Exhibit, Old Masters to Monet: Three Centuries of French Painting The Springfield Museums’ D’Amour Art Museum is hosting an exciting new art exhibit on loan from the Wadsworth Athenaeum of Hartford, CT titled, “Old Masters to Monet: Three Centuries of French Painting,” which includes 50 pieces that together provide a survey of the history of French painting and includes works from as… Read More
The Buzz About Bees Family FunFest Family Concert with Uncle Rock Bees, Cat in the Hat, Science and More! Springfield Musuems Friday, August 27th from 10am-4pm Hilltown Families and the Springfield Museums have partnered up to offer a family 4-pack of tickets to The Buzz About Bees Family FunFest at the museum on Friday, August 27th, from 10 am-4 pm in downtown Springfield, MA, featuring a family concert with Uncle Rock. Deadline… Read More
Springfield Museums to Join Public Reading of Frederick Douglass Speech Wednesday, June 30th at Noon The Springfield Museums are participating in a communal reading of Frederick Douglass’s fiery 1852 speech, “The Meaning of the Fourth of July to the Negro.” The shared reading will take place at noon on June 30th in Court Square in Springfield and will be followed by a discussion at First Church. On July 5, 1852, Douglass, a… Read More