October 03, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Art Museum Hosts "Trick-Art-Treat" for Halloween

The Springfield Art Museum will host “Trick-Art-Treat” a Halloween family event on Wednesday, October 31 from 3 PM until 5 PM.  The event will include fun arts and crafts activities for children and pumpkin carving and decorating by local artists. This event is free and open to the public. Families attending will create scary, monster art inspired by Pablo Picasso, enjoy other Halloween inspired crafts, see a display of artistic pumpkins, and will be able to visit the Springfield Art Museum’s many galleries. Children attending in costume will be given a special treat for Trick or Treat. “This event provides a safe, fun place to come with your family after school and before trick or treating”, said Nick Nelson, Museum Director. Museum Educator, Cindy Scheuer describes the event “The staff is really excited about dressing up and making this a really great experience for children and their families. It gives us a chance to show our fun side – and it is truly awesome to provide children with an art experience  they will remember. Art and Halloween, what could be better?”

The Springfield Art Museum is free of charge and the Museum is accessible to all visitors.

The Springfield Art Museum is located at 1111 East Brookside Drive, Springfield, MO. 

For more information, call: 417-837-5700. Website: www.springfieldmo.gov/art

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Springfield Art Museum

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