Museum School at the Springfield Museums

Museum School at the Springfield Museums You can register with us online at www.springfieldmuseums.org, by mail or calling 413-314-6477 or 413-263-6800 ext. 377 or 382.

We are located in the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum in part of the Springfield Museums.

Mission: The Museum School is an education program designed to provide adults and children (ages 2 1/2 to adult) the chance to broaden and expand their knowledge and appreciation of the arts, history and sciences. This is accomplished by offering over 240 courses a year in art and music appreciation, book arts, creative writing, studio fine arts, sciences, history and specialized topics. The majority of these courses draw directly upon the museums' special exhibits and permanent collections.

Visiting artist, Patrick Dougherty will be working on his installation at the Springfield Museums from June 11th-June 29...
06/08/2012
Patrick Dougherty - News

Visiting artist, Patrick Dougherty will be working on his installation at the Springfield Museums from June 11th-June 29th!

Stickwork - Official website for sculptor Patrick Dougherty.

Tomorrow is the opening day for "The Lego Castle Adventure Exhibit"
06/08/2012

Tomorrow is the opening day for "The Lego Castle Adventure Exhibit"

04/04/2012

Check out the latest from google...http//www.googleartproject.com/

03/23/2012

Join us this Monday, March 26th at 6:00pm for Jeff Kern & Susan Tilton-Pecora's closing reception in the Betty Ann Low Meeting Room Gallery at the Longmeadow Public Library. Come meet the artists and enjoy some light refreshments!

Monet »  Springfield Museums
03/16/2012
Monet » Springfield Museums

Monet » Springfield Museums

Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the first full-scale survey of the Wadsworth Atheneum's distinguished collection of French paintings. This exhibition of fifty masterpieces provides a comprehensive history of French art and features paintings by Chardin, Monet, Corot, Bougue...

and coming soon to a museum near you!
02/15/2012

and coming soon to a museum near you!

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02/15/2012

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02/15/2012

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
02/15/2012

Timeline Photos

Register today for "The Art of Tiffany Stained Glass" led by David Guarducci of Guarducci Stained Glass Studios, Fridays...
02/15/2012
Louis Comfort Tiffany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Register today for "The Art of Tiffany Stained Glass" led by David Guarducci of Guarducci Stained Glass Studios, Fridays, 10a.m.-noon; March 2, 9, 16, 23 (four classes). Each student will complete a small stained glass window inspired by the Tiffany window designs at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. All materials included!

Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau [1] and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany was affiliated with ...

02/07/2012

The Museum School at the Springfield Museums is doing wonderful this semester! Our enrollment has increased, classes are full and these art shows have been quite a success thanks to our dedicated students, faculty and staff. Keep up the great work that you all do, as we couldn't do it without You!!!

01/20/2012

Join us this Sunday, January 24th, 2012 from 1-4pm at the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts to kick off the new year with our "Teaching Artists" faculty show. More than a dozen Museum School faculty members exhibiting work in acrylic, oil, watercolor, silverpoint, batik, Precious Metal Clay, silk painting, monoprint, and digital photography. "Teaching Artists" exhibition will be on view through April 8, 2012.

Timeline Photos
01/20/2012

Timeline Photos

12/23/2011

Happy Holidays to all from the Museum School at the Springfield Museums!

12/19/2011

'Tis the Season to be Jolly & Creative! Registration for our Winter 2012 Courses has begun and are filling up quickly. Give your loved one a gift of a lifetime and sign them up for a "Merry" art making class, whether it's painting, drawing, Pisanki
or Tiffany Stained Glass!

Tower Square Display
12/19/2011

Tower Square Display

11/23/2011

Thank you to our Museum School students and faculty for submitting art work to the Longmeadow Library. Join us for the reception on Monday, November 28th 5:30pm-7:30pm!

Denise Milbier  Tribute to Vincent van Gogh's " Fritillaries in a Copper Vase 1887"
11/23/2011

Denise Milbier Tribute to Vincent van Gogh's " Fritillaries in a Copper Vase 1887"

11/17/2011

Hey students! Have you submitted your artwork for our group show at the Longmeadow Library yet? Well there's still time, come on down to the Museum School and drop off something you would like displayed. All entries must be received before November 21st. Please call us at 413-263-6800 ext. 377 or 382

11/05/2011

Our Winter 2012 brochure is underway! Here's a little preview of classes:
For Youth-Artistic Discovery: Color, Light and Glass; Junior Robotics Engineering; Crime Lab Chemistry; Home School-Helping Your Child to Write. For Adults-Great Moments in Architecture; The Art & Science of Brewing; Pisanki: The Art of Polish & Ukrainian Egg Decoration; The Art of Tiffany Stained Glass....and many more!

11/04/2011

Congratulations to Marlene Pepin who won a Free Class at the Museum School!!!
A special Thank You to Marlene for joining us last evening at our wonderful Culture and Cocktails!

10/12/2011
The Valley Arts Newsletter - Art Shows & Events in the Pioneer Valley

Have you heard of "The Valley Arts Newsletter"....look for us under "classes and workshops"

a weekly email newsletter published on Tuesdays with news about art shows and events, calls for artists and opportunities, art class announcements, and studio availabilities. The information is submitted by our readers and is focused on the visual arts in the Pioneer Valley area.

10/11/2011

It's not too late to sign up and create!

Joan Steinmeyer's Watercolor Class
10/11/2011

Joan Steinmeyer's Watercolor Class

Josh Simpson Glass Studio & Local Artisans Studio Tour
10/04/2011

Josh Simpson Glass Studio & Local Artisans Studio Tour

"Art Experience for Beginners" starts October 5th 5:30pm-7:30pm, taught by the Springfield Museums' Curator of Art, Juli...
09/28/2011
Julia Courtney - Art Gallery

"Art Experience for Beginners" starts October 5th 5:30pm-7:30pm, taught by the Springfield Museums' Curator of Art, Julia Courtney. In this class you will learn a combination of Visual Thinking Strategy (VTS) exercises, along with art journaling and studio activities. Each session will begin in the galleries and end in the studio with an opportunity to create an art piece using painting, drawing, collage and printmaking techniques.

Julia Courtney is a fine artist, curator at the Springfield Museums and a freelance writer. She works in watercolor, acrylic and printmaking. Courtney earned an M.Ed. from Lesley University and a C.A.G.S from Salve Regina University Expressive Art Therapy and is a candidate for MA in Museum Studies ...

09/19/2011
www.berylsalingerschmitt.com

Beryl Salinger-Schmitt will be teaching "Artistic Discovery" for ages 6-8 on Tuesdays from 3:45-5:15 pm; October 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8 (six classes); $75 for Members; $88, for nonmembers. Play with clay, fold, cut, staple and get your hands dirty in papier-mache and tie dye. Read poems and stretch your imagination as you paint to music and color with markers, Cray Pas, crayons and ink. New and returning students welcome! *Dress for a mess*

09/19/2011

Whether it is a weekday or weekend, morning or afternoon, your little one will always have something fun to do! This fall the Museum School offers "Young People's Courses" which range from 2 1/2 - 10 years old: #1 Mornings at the Museum with Mom or Dad, #2 Sign Language for Toddlers-Signing with Rhymes, #3 Artistic Discovery, #4 Drawing & Painting Landscapes in 3-D, #5 Introduction to Chess, #6 Doctor for a Day. Classes start as early as October 4th!

Do you like to draw but can't get those sketches to look quite right? Make no mistakes with "Drawing for the Absolute Be...
09/07/2011
Springfield Museums

Do you like to draw but can't get those sketches to look quite right? Make no mistakes with "Drawing for the Absolute Beginner" and any paint will do in "Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Oil or Acrylic". Classes start as soon as September 15th! Register at www.springfieldmuseums.org or by calling 413.263.6800 ext. 377 or 382.

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We have not just 1 but 2 fantastic watercolor instructors this fall! Susan Tilton Pecora will be teaching evenings from ...
08/26/2011
Susan Pecora - Paintings & Sculptures

We have not just 1 but 2 fantastic watercolor instructors this fall! Susan Tilton Pecora will be teaching evenings from 6-8:30pm beginning November 1st

Many of these paintings are also available as prints. Please email me at [email protected] with inquiries about any of my work.

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21 Edwards St
Springfield, MA
01103

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