February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 (Thursday)
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.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

January 27 –May 6. Fully interactive, Human Plus offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low- and high-tech tools that extend the abilities of the human body! Visitors can ride a mono-ski in a simulated ski race, control a DJ station using the wheels of a wheelchair, “feel” the music with a special touch panel, engineer solutions to unique design challenges and even discover how someone can control a neuroprosthetic limb with their thoughts! Human Plus also showcases compelling stories from a unique field of engineering that helps people carry out their day-to-day routines, as well as realize their lifelong dreams.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Wild Game Month

Game Month is back! We’re bringing the legendary un-tame spirit of Hunter’s Dinners back to The Fort. We will also unleash daily Game Menus for lunch and dinner through February which belong on the pages of sportsmen’s magazines. If you’re a hunter, grab a beer with your hunting buddies and dig in. If you’re not a hunter, experience something amazing. HUNTER’S DINNERS start at 6 pm ($70 per person, reservations recommended), February 15 & February 26. GAME LUNCH & DINNER MENUS available daily through February.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: February 1, Exhibition on Screen: DAVID HOCKNEY AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS. February 8, Explaining Ourselves: The Revolutionary Correspondence of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. February 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. February 22, NO LECTURE.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art EXHIBIT: Modern Images of the Body from East Asia

Feb 2 - Aug 26. Drawing mostly from the Smith College Museum of Art’s collection, 体 Modern Images of the Body from East Asia looks at the multifaceted representations of the body in East Asia from the nineteenth century to the present. The character 体, used in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages, serves as the point of departure for this project. It refers to the material existence of a person, such as in 身体 (human body).

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame

Open Thursday through Sunday Noon to 4:30 PM. The Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Volleyball, is a not for-profit institution dedicated to honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to this international sport and to fostering the appreciation of the historical development of the game by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists.

Springfield MA

Nathan Bill's Bar & Restaurant, Annual Anti-Valentines Day Extravaganza

Feb 14-15. The 4th Annual Anti-Valentines Day Extravaganza is back! The Hallmark Holiday will definitely not be celebrated here.....so here were go....NO RED, NO P.D.A and NO SAD, CRYING FACES!!! Music by DJs Hatch & Bozo! Come dressed in black in protest! We will be giving away prizes and giveaways for the happiest single person and most miserable single person!

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Musical Thrones: A Parody

Feb 15 & 16, 7:30 PM. Tickets $39 - $45. 7 seasons, 5 actors, 1 dragon and 90 minutes of hilarity: Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire. Brings your most beloved and be-hated characters to life as you journey through all 7 seasons of the Emmy Award winning Game of Thrones series. Sing and dance along with Daenerys and her dragons, Tyrion, Jaime and all the jolly members of the Lannister and Stark families in this love letter to fans.