Upcoming Events


June

  • Watercolor U.S.A. Opening Reception
    Friday, June 6
    5:30 - 7 PM

    Join SAM and the Watercolor Honor Society in celebrating the opening of the 53rd Annual Watercolor USA exhibition! Refreshments will be served.

    A shuttle will be available to take guests to our Art Hunters Launch Event at The Creative Foundry downtown.

    Admission is free. This event is generously hosted by the Southwest Missouri Museum Associates.

    For more information and to RSVP, see our Facebook event.

  • Art Hunters Launch Event
    Friday, June 6
    6 - 10 PM, The Creative Foundry

    Meet the heroes of SAM's new alternate reality game, Art Hunters, and learn how you can spend your summer tracking escaped art around Springfield.

    There will be a free shuttle taking Museum visitors downtown from the Watercolor U.S.A. opening reception.

    For more information about this event and to RSVP, see our Facebook event.

    For more about Art Hunters and to register to play, visit the Art Hunters website.

  • Docent Information Session
    Tuesday, June 10
    9 - 11 AM

    If you've ever wanted to learn more about volunteering at SAM and joining our team of docents, attend this free information session. For more information about this event, including a schedule of activities, see our Facebook event.

  • Re-Purposed & Well-Suited: The Refined Clothing of the Lottery Project
    Saturday, June 14
    11 AM, SAM Auditorium

    Artist Rebecca Siemeirng, whose sculptural work "I Wish I Might" is on view in Watercolor U.S.A., will deliver a talk about her materials, inspiration, and methods.

    Admission is free.

    For more information about this event and to RSVP, see our Facebook event.

  • SAM Summer Art Camp - Session 1
    Tuesday, June 17
    9 AM - 4 PM, Springfield Art Museum

    Kids will learn about international art, practice pottery, and solve museum mysteries in this 4-day session.

    To register your child for this session, see our Summer Art Camp page.

  • SAM Summer Art Camp - Session 2
    Tuesday, June 24
    9 AM - 4 PM, Springfield Art Museum

    Kids will explore art through yoga and dance, learn about the lives of famous artists when they were kids, practice pottery, and create beautiful, sensory messes with our offerings in Session 2 of Summer Art Camp.

    To register your child for this session, see our Summer Art Camp page.

  • Watercolor Workshops with Alicia Farris
    Saturday, June 28
    10 - 11:30 AM for kids 9-12 ($20)
    1 - 4 PM for teens/adults ($45)

    Celebrate Watercolor U.S.A. and explore the medium of watercolor with artist Alicia Farris. Students will learn fundamentals of the medium and painting techniques.

    For more information on this one-day workshop and to register, see our Watercolor Workshops page.

 


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