January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield BID "Out to Lunch Concert Series"

12pm – 1pm. Leave the sandwich and apple at home and opt for something a little more entertaining to get you through the work week. The concert series will run every Wednesday. January 24 - The Fort with Jake Manzi, January 31 - Sun Kim Bop with Grayson Ty, February 7 - NOSH with Pete from Maxxtone, February 14 - 350 Grill with Amanda Cote, February 21 - Punjabi with Tom Ingram.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jack & Jackie

Jack & Jackie: The Kennedys in the White House (through–March 25) celebrates America’s 35th President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy by highlighting their White House years, 1961-1963. The exhibition also honors the centennial of John F. Kennedy’s birth, May 29, 1917; he was the first president born in the 20th century. The exhibit also features costumes and props from the acclaimed miniseries “The Kennedys.” And a gallery devoted to a recreation of the Oval Office—with photo opportunities available sitting at the Resolute Desk.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside. Gallery reception for artist and public: Feb. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

LAST WEEKS! Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center Public Skate

Jan 20 - 24. Want to hit the ice like your favorite Olympians? Come over to the Mullins center community ice rink for public skate! Adults - $7, Children 12 & Under - $5, Skate Rental - $5.

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum Exhibit: Piece Together

January 23 through May 27. Mary Lee Bendolph (b. 1935) is celebrated for her bold compositions and improvisational quilting style. This exhibition, which is the first to examine works from five decades of Bendolph’s life, considers her quilts as objects with many meanings. At once functional necessities and aesthetic wonders, many of the quilts on view are also family documents and symbolic memorials. OPENING LECTURE Wednesday, January 31, 5:30 p.m.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square & Health Expo

Over 20 professional vendors, including a station for a comprehensive DNA/Genetic test which tests for:  Cardiac health, cancer detection, carrier status and diet analysis. We also have live music as well. Start the New Year by Working on a New You! Jan 24, 11:30 - 1:30, Food Court.
Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Music, Coast Guard Concert

The U.S. Coast Guard Chamber Players, under the direction of Richard Wyman, return to UMass for a concert on Wednesday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m in Bezanson Recital Hall. Free!