March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 (Wednesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

through May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Sea…What Can You See? March 15 – April 11, All Day. Free with Museum Admission. Gaze through a telescope out to sea, what is it you see?  Ships, birds, maybe a whale?  Join us in the art studio as we create scenes from our imagination.

Holyoke Mall, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Mall Presents the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny is located Cafe Square for greetings and pictures. The bunny patch will be open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., until Easter. Children of all ages love visiting the Easter Bunny, so bring the whole family to capture the moment, and choose from an assortment of photo packages.

various locations across Western Massachusetts

Annual Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival

The Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival runs March 18 - April 4. Our festival offers a diverse line-up of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films -- including many regional premieres -- that provide audiences with a multifaceted exploration of Jewish identity, community, history, and politics.
Films are screened across Western Massachusetts in venues ranging from the Basketball Hall of Fame to Smith College to UMass Amherst and more.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Free All-University Orchestra Performance

On Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m. the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance will present a performance by the UMass All-University Orchestra. Free and open to the public.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution in Jeweled Objects of Desire, a new exhibition opening March 29. On view through December 31. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Sensory Friendly Day

March 29, 10AM–5PM. The Science Center is an exciting place, bustling with loud sounds and bright lights...but we're lowering the volume and dimming the lights for Sensory Friendly Day! Groups with special needs programs and families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities can enjoy special sensory friendly programs, hands-on activities, and so much more!

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Wed 3/29, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Bridgeport. Winning Weekdays: When the T-Birds win, fans win a complimentary ticket to the next weekday game on the Thunderbirds' schedule! Check out the Sheraton Springfield Thunderbirds exclusive Hockey Package for $169 ....