HG Wells is the Time Manchine

Event Details

Opening Soiree

You are invited to opening night at the Springfield Museums in Springfield MA:

Steampunk Springfield 

GWV Smith Art Museum and Wood Museum of Springfield History

March 21st, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The pleasure of your company is requested at an exclusive opening celebration of Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City. The evening begins at the GWV Smith Museum and includes…

  •  Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar
  • Ribbon-cutting with guest curator Bruce Rosenbaum


Twelve signature pieces created by Rosenbaum and other artists in which visionaries like Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Mary Shelley are transformed into the machines and inventions they imagined.

Brassy Bridal: Steampunk Wedding

Gowns, bridesmaid dresses, tuxedos and suits, jewelry and other accessories created by artists and community members as part of a fashion design competition.

The evening continues just a short walk away at the Wood Museum of Springfield History

  • Dinner and dessert
  • Live performance by Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys

50 Firsts: Springfield Inventions Reinvented

Sculptural and functional art, two-dimensional art, and new media that re-imagines, repurposes and reinvents Springfield’s history.

$50 Museum members; $60 nonmembers

Reservations: Call 413.263.6800, ext. 259, or click here for the link.