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 DifferenceInterested in becoming a docent at the Springfield Art Museum? Our training workshop for new docents kicks off Thursday, February 25! This workshop will meet the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:15-7:30pm, February through August.
Tue Feb. 9Clarence Brewer/King Clarentz Art Talk Please join the Friends of the Springfield Art Museum (FOSAM) at their upcoming free art talk with Clarence Brewer on February 9th at 6:30PM. Brewer, also known as King Clarentz, a regular columnist for ModernArt.News will share his experiences growing up in Springfield before and during the Civil Rights Movement.
Thu Feb. 11Community Foundation of the Ozarks: Give Ozarks Training Session Please join Community Foundation of the Ozarks for an introduction to Give Ozarks 2016. There will be 2 sessions: 9:00 AM for first time participants and 10 AM for everyone, focusing on effective promotional practices, and previews of new features and prizes. For your planning purposes, expect this training to last until noon.
Ventures in the Vault: Hopewell Rabbit Pipe
This is a functional pipe, carved from red pipestone by an unknown artist in the Hopewell culture. The Hopewell culture existed from around 200 BCE - 500 CE, their settlements and mounds are mostly found in what is now Ohio.
Significant Objects: Contemporary Still Life
This exhibition is the third in a watercolor series highlighting the rich tradition of painting with aquamedia. Following an abstract and a portrait exhibit, this particular exhibit examines the genre of still life.
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.
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