January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 (Monday)
Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory Presents Arsenals Under Attack!

Springfield Armory National Historic Site welcomes the public to the special exhibit Arsenals Under Attack! Daniel Shays’ Assault on Springfield & John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry, from now through March 22, 2015.  Admission is free. The exhibit draws visitor’s in to view images and objects, and make sense of period quotes that challenge them to better understand the controversial men, their actions and the consequences. Several thought provoking exhibit panels set the reader up to compare and contrast both men.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Museum School

This winter, the Museum School at the Springfield Museums will once again offer courses and experiential learning opportunities for both children and adults. Registration is now underway for winter courses and trips – See schedule .....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami

a ground-breaking exhibition of large-scale origami installations by nine visionary master folders, will have its North American debut at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts from January 20 – April 12, 2015. The Springfield Museums are also hosting a related exhibit, Origami Interpretations: Gloria Garfinkel, at the nearby George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. Above the Fold celebratesthe extraordinary artistic achievements being made in the world of contemporary origami.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Concerts

FACULTY VIOLIN RECITAL January 20, 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall. Shadow & Light: January 25 at 4pm in Bezanson Recital Hall. UMass Jazz Faculty in Concert January 29, 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus. TICKETS: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors.