Summer Spectacular at Springfield Museums in Springfield

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Multiple dates from Saturday, July 13th to Saturday, August 17th

Event Summary

It's 7 days a week of fun at the Springfield Museums this summer! Stop in daily to complete an art project in the Art Discovery Center or a literacy-themed project in the Cat's Corner! For the full calendar of events, visit

Activities by Day:
Sundays & Mondays and daily:
10-4 Cat's Corner
11-2 Family Science Adventures
12-4 Art Discovery Center

Art Discovery Center art activities by week:
July 7-13 – Scratch Art Trains
July 14-20 – Color and Fold a Fan
July 21-27 – Starry Night Swirls
July 28-August 3 – Sunflower Prints
August 4-10– Coming soon!
August 11-17 – Create a Van Gogh Inspired Scene

11-2 Meet the Cat in the Hat!
11-3 Face Painting with Professors Knows A. Lot

Wednesdays - My Many Colored Wednesdays
11-2 Bubble Parties on the Quad
11-2 Meet the Cat in the Hat!
11-3 Let’s Do Chemistry: The Nature of Dye
11-3 Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light
11-3 The Science of Color

Thursdays - Earth and Space Days
11-2 Meet Thing 1 and Thing 2
11-3 Earth and Space Hands-on Gallery Games and Activities
11-3 Balloons with Professor Knows A. Lot
11-4 The Roaming Railroad

Fridays - Backyard Safari
11-3 Backyard Safari
11-3 Survivor: Animal Adaptation Edition
11-3 Wild About Opossums
12-1 Bubbles with Mr. Vinny on the Quadrangle

Friday performances, each Friday at 2pm:
July 12 Mr. Vinny's Lil Puppet Show
July 19 Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show
July 26 Toe Jam Puppet Band
August 2 Mr. Vinny's Lil Puppet Show
August 9 Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show
August 16 - Toe Jam Puppet Band

11-2 Meet the Cat in the Hat!

Saturday performances, each Saturday at 1pm presented by the Tanglewood Marionettes
July 13 - The Dragon King
July 20 - The Fairy Circus
July 27 - Cinderella
August 3 - An Arabian Adventure
August 10 - Hansel and Gretel
August 17 - Sleeping Beauty

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Springfield Museums
21 Edwards St.

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