Springfield Museums offer fall classes and trips

SPRINGFIELD -- Registration for fall Museum School courses for children and adults and travel opportunities for adults at the Springfield Museums is underway. For complete course descriptions and travel itineraries, call 263-6800, ext. 377 or 382, or log on to www.springfieldmuseums.org. Secure on-line registration is available.

Classes for Young People
  • Mornings at the Museum with Mom or Dad. Program for ages two to four; on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m., from Oct. 8 to Nov. 5.
  • Drawing & Painting FUN-damentals. Program for ages seven to nine from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 16, 23 and 30.
  • Go Ahead, Play with Your Food. Program for ages eight to 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Oct. 16.
  • Astronomy for Kids What's in a Wave? Program for ages 10 to 14 on Mondays from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., Oct. 4 to Nov. 8.
  • Drawing Your Ideas for Fun and Maybe a Career. Program for ages 12 to 15 on Mondays from 3 to 5:15 p.m., from Oct. 4 to Nov. 15.

Adult Courses

  • Pharaohs and Queens in the Land of Egypt: 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 2, 16 and 30.
  • Intro to Classical Music and Opera in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon from Oct. 20 to Nov. 10.
  • Creative Writing and Memoir: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., from Sept. 29 to Nov. 17.
  • Creative Writing From Typed Pages to a Real Book: Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. from Oct. 6 to Nov. 3.
  • The Art of Great Publicity: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 1, 8 and 15.
  • Food For Thought: Family Recipe Collection from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 5, 12 and 19.
  • Stories about Tea and Tea in Stories: 1 to 3:30 p.m., on Nov. 12.
  • The History of Christmas Foods and Feasts: 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 19.
  • Greeting Cards I: 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 25 and 27.
  • Greeting Cards II: 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 1 and 3.
  • The Complete Art of Tarot: Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. from Oct. 6 to Nov. 10.
  • Art Journal: 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 13, 18 and 20.
  • Beginning and Intermediate Silk Painting: Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon from Oct. 7 to Nov. 4.
  • Knitting 1 New to Needles: Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon from Oct. 18 to Nov. 15.
  • Beginning Drawing: Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 5 to Nov. 9.
  • Anatomy Drawing from the Classics: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon from Oct. 16 to Nov. 20.
  • Beginning/Intermediate Oil Painting: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Oct. 5 to Nov. 23.
  • Painting in the Style of the Impressionists: Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p from Oct. 4 to Nov. 22.
  • The Art of Pastel Painting: Landscape from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16.
  • The Art of Pastel Painting Still Life: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 23.
  • The Art of Pastel Painting Portrait: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 30.
  • Beginning Watercolor: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Oct. 6 to Nov. 17.
  • Beginning/Intermediate Drawing and Watercolor: Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 4 to Nov. 22.
  • Intermediate Watercolor: Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from Oct. 4 to Nov. 22.
  • Watercolor Intensive Workshop: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 or Nov. 3.
  • Introduction to the Art of Stained Glass: 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 12.
  • Stained Glass Tiffany Copper Foil Technique: Tuesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 19 to Nov. 23.
  • Intro to LEGO Robotics for Adults: Wednesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 13 to Nov. 3.

Day Trips

  • Hudson River Valley Boscobel and Storm King Art Center: Oct. 2. Depart at 8 a.m.; return at 6:30 p.m.
  • King Tutankhamun Exhibition in New York City: Nov. 10. Depart at 7:30 a.m.; return at 9 p.m.
  • A Victorian and English Holiday Blithewold and Fall River Mansions: Dec. 7. Depart at 8:30 a.m., return at 6 p.m.

Overnight Travel

  • Philadelphia Cleopatra, the Search for the Last Queen of Egypt: Oct. 21 to 24.

 
 
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