Springfield Art Museum

Now Showing:

Springfield All-School Exhibition
through April 27, 2014

Art Crusader: The Enduring Legacy of Deborah D. Weisel
through May 25, 2014

Hooves, Tails, and Claws: Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
through June 22, 2014

Library Gallery: William Newcomb & Deby Gilley
through April 27, 2014

American Abstraction: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection
through February 2015

Creating an American Identity: Selections from the Permanent Collection
ongoing


Upcoming Exhibitions:

Watercolor U.S.A. 2014
June 7 - August 3, 2014
Opening Reception: June 6, 5:30-7 PM

Glazed Over: Ceramics from the Permanent Collection
July 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Into the West
July 19, 2014 - May 23, 2015

Maquette: The Sculptor's Tool
August 16 - November 19, 2014
Opening Reception: Aug. 15, 5:30-7 PM

Four by Four: Midwest Invitational
November 22, 2014 - March 15, 2015
Opening Reception: Nov. 21, 5:30-7 PM
Gallery Talks: TBA


Admission

There is no admission charge, however donations are welcome.


Hours of Operation

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 5 Pm

Closed on City and national holidays.


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The Museum is the permanent home for some 8,895 art objects representing thousands of years of culture. Special collections include 19th, 20th, and 21st century American paintings, watercolor, sculpture and prints.

painting of fannie crensaw by george caleb binghampainting of l a d crenshaw by george caleb bingham

Pictured: George Caleb Bingham, Portraits of Fanny Smith Crenshaw and L.A.D. Crenshaw, ca. 1869, oil on canvas. Currently on view in Musgrave Wing.

Background

The Springfield Art Museum has a rich heritage of supporting the arts in the Ozarks. It operates under the authority of a nine-member board.

Incorporated in 1928, the Museum was first operated entirely by volunteers and still relies heavily on community support in a variety of ways. The Museum has had several homes along the way. The present Museum, on the edge of Phelps Grove Park, opened in 1958.

A 392-seat auditorium was completed in 1974 and extensive renovation of the Museum was completed in 1984. In 1994, the Jeannette L. Musgrave Wing with four new exhibition galleries and storage for the permanent collection was completed. In 2008, a new wing with an entry hall, galleries, gift shop and a new library was completed.


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1111 East Brookside Drive
Springfield, MO 65807
417.837.5700

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