April 01, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Drury, MSU and Art Museum help artists explore educational opportunities

Local opportunities in post-baccalaureate art education will be the focus of an upcoming event co-sponsored by the art programs of Drury University and Missouri State University, and the Springfield Art Museum. The organizations will host "Flexible Art Worlds: Graduate Art Education in Springfield and Beyond" from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Dr.

"Flexible Art Worlds" is a one-day symposium that combines a portfolio review, keynote lecture, panel discussion and informational reception. The event is geared toward artists exploring graduate degree options; helping them weigh the pros and cons of seeking such a degree in general, and highlighting local options in particular.

The event is free and open to the public, and promises to spark noteworthy conversation about the current state of art and education.

Event Schedule

The Springfield Art Museum is free of charge and the museum is accessible to all visitors. Visit springfieldmo.gov/art for hours of operation and other information.

For more information contact: Tom Parker, director of Drury's Summer Institute for the Visual Arts, at mart-siva@drury.edu or Nick Nelson, director of the Springfield Art Museum, 417-837-5700.

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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E. Brookside • Springfield, MO 65804
417-837-5700 • springfieldmo.gov/art