Family Learning & FunThe Family Art Lab and Book Nook are interactive spaces where children can explore art on their own terms—by touching, building and pretending. We invite families to be creative together in these spaces designed just for them!
Make a DifferenceDo you enjoy looking at and learning about art? Would you like to explore ideas and share information with others? Do you have an interest in meeting new people? Springfield Art Museum docents volunteer to lead interactive tours to groups of adults and children. Docents volunteer on a weekly basis, or as the schedule dictates, and participate in monthly docent meetings.
Fri Jan. 22Opening Reception - The Electric Garden of our Minds: British/American Pop This exhibition is inspired by the comparison of Pop Art’s British roots and antecedents to its varied American counterparts. While artists from both countries were simultaneously united in their use of imagery pulled from popular culture (comic strips, advertisements, movies stars and pin-ups), British Pop artists were concerned with the intellectual nature of the appropriated imagery and its purposeful use towards highlighting and sublimating differences between high and low culture. American…
Ventures in the Vault
Today we examine the brief history of a William Elery model Pocketwatch made in 1863.
What is a Registrar?
Curator, Educator, Director...everyone has heard of those jobs in the museum. But the Registrar’s role is behind the scenes, and many people are curious about what exactly a Registrar does.
WELCOME TO THEwhere you are encouraged to ENJOY, LEARN and CREATE. There is always something new and exciting to inspire you, whether it’s our expansive permanent collection or a featured current exhibit. Try sparking your creativity with one of our many lectures or art classes. Come see what SAM has to offer, then plan on coming back because enjoying, learning and creating never stop.
SPRINGFIELD ART MUSEUM