Family Learning & FunThe Family Art Lab and Book Nook are interactive spaces where children can explore art on their own terms—by touching, building and pretending. We invite families to be creative together in these spaces designed just for them!
Make a DifferenceInterested in becoming a docent at the Springfield Art Museum? Our training workshop for new docents kicks off Thursday, February 25! This workshop will meet the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:15-7:30pm, February through August.
Tue May 31Warhol Uncanned Artist Lindsey Wohlman offers a deeper perspective on those infamous Andy Warhol Campbell's Soup Cans. This exhibition explores issues of loss, the power of art to heal, and art's ability to address social issues. In conjunction with this exhibition, the Museum is conducting a food drive in collaboration with Ozarks Food Harvest.
Tue May 31String Theory: Textiles From The Permanent Collection Textiles have been used to create a myriad of objects over time and across various cultures. String Theory uses textiles, prints, paintings, and textile working tools and equipment from the Springfield Art Museum's permanent collection to compare and contrast pieces from around the world. Our collection showcases the diversity of objects that people construct with fibers - from wall hangings to wedding dresses - and offers a glimpse into the culture that created each piece.
Ventures in the Vault: 1860s Printed Wool Dress
While 1860s America was marked with war and turmoil, dressmakers and home sewers alike still kept up with changing fashions. The groupings of attached velvet stripes at the sleeves, are reminiscent of the military accents popular in women's fashion at the time.
Significant Objects: Contemporary Still Life
This exhibition is the third in a watercolor series highlighting the rich tradition of painting with aquamedia. Following an abstract and a portrait exhibit, this particular exhibit examines the genre of still life.
WELCOME TO THEwhere you are encouraged to ENJOY, LEARN and CREATE. There is always something new and exciting to inspire you, whether it’s our expansive permanent collection or a featured current exhibit. Try sparking your creativity with one of our many lectures or art classes. Come see what SAM has to offer, then plan on coming back because enjoying, learning and creating never stop.
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