Springfield Art Museum News Releases

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Posted on: June 4, 2015

Springfield Art Museum's Watercolor USA exhibition opens Friday

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The Springfield Art Museum will open the 54th exhibition of Watercolor USA, a nationally known, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting, at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

This year’s exhibition drew 47...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

Springfield Art Museum to host opening reception for Susi Ettinger exhibition Friday

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The Springfield Art Museum will host an opening reception for its latest exhibition, “Susi Ettinger: Ciphers & Glyphs,” at 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 15.

This exhibition will feature the work of Susi Steini...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

Springfield Art Museum to celebrate National Arbor Day by planting nine trees on its grounds

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The Springfield Art Museum will celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday by planting nine new flowering trees on its grounds starting at 10 a.m. Over the last year, the Springfield Art Museum has planted more than...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Springfield Art Museum opens Family Art Lab

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The Springfield Art Museum recently opened its Family Art Lab, an interactive space where families can create art and engage in hands-on learning activities together. The lab is located in the original museum bu...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

New Springfield Art Museum branding encourages patrons to enjoy, learn, create

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The Springfield Art Museum is excited to introduce a new image, identity and branding campaign, starting with a vibrant new logo and positioning line.

The new logo prominently displays the word “art” in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 6, 2015

Springfield Art Museum launches online collection

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The Springfield Art Museum today launched online access to its art collection database at www.sgfmuseum.org.

This database includes some of the mus...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2014

Springfield Art Museum helps to fulfill late artist Robert E. Smith's wish

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The Springfield Art Museum has facilitated the donation of a painting by well-known local outsider artist, Robert E. Smith, to the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. In late spring 2014, local arts...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Springfield Art Museum to host Q&A with sculptor, performance by MSU's Inertia Dance Company

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The Springfield Art Museum will host a Q&A session with sculptor Larry Young, followed by a performance by MSU's Inertia Dance Company, at 5:30 p.m., Thursday Oct. 16. As part of their performance, In...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2014

Springfield Art Museum's Fanny Smith Crenshaw portrait undergoing conservation treatment

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If you’ve been to the Springfield Art Museum recently, you may notice something (or someone) missing. The museum recently sent George Caleb Bingham’s portrait of Fanny Smith Crenshaw to Kansas City to receive co...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

Art Museum's 99 Times Party to support collection of historic textiles

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Earlier this year, Springfield Art Museum staff discovered a "box of ghosts."

While inventorying the museum’s collection, staff discovered a number of exceptional dresses and other textile pieces, ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2014

Springfield Art museum to host Family Day Sept. 13

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The Springfield Art Museum invites families to explore the museum and enjoy hands-on projects at its Family Day event 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 13. Activities are geared for ages 2 and up.

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Springfield Art Museum opens new exhibit on sculptural models

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The Springfield Art Museum will host an opening reception for its latest exhibition, "Maquette: The Sculptor’s Tool," 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29.

In addition to the opening reception, there will...Read on...

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Springfield Art Museum joins First Friday Art Walk

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On Friday, Aug. 1, the Springfield Art Museum will join First Friday Art Walk by providing a free shuttle service from the Museum to downtown Springfield. The museum will extend its hours until 9 p.m. and provi...Read on...