1. detail shot of paula henderson's painting groundwork v
    June 4 - August 28, 2016. The 55th annual exhibition of Watercolor U.S.A. brings together seventy-eight paintings from artists across the nation. This exhibit features the best in contemporary American watermedia.

    Read More
  1. Warhol Uncanned
    WARHOL_UNCANNED

    May 4 - Aug. 28, 2016. Artist Lindsey Wohlman offers a deeper perspective on those infamous Andy Warhol Campbell's Soup Cans. This exhibition explores issues of loss, the power of art to heal, and art's ability to address social issues. In conjunction with this exhibition, the Museum is conducting a food drive in collaboration with Ozarks Food Harvest.

    Read More
  1.  String Theorystring theory

    Through October 16, 2016. Utilizing the Museum's permanent collection, this exhibit compares and contrast a number of textile construction techniques through the juxtaposition of a variety of objects including a 17th century French tapestry, a Navajo rug, a Chinese jifu robe and an 18th century quilt.

    Read More

  1. LEARN
  1. Employment Opportunities
  2. Join Our Mailing List
  3. Family Art Lab  & Book Nook
  4. Volunteer
  1. FullSizeRender

    We Are Hiring!

    The Springfield Art Museum is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, professional Registrar to join the curatorial team! 

    Read More
  1. UPCOMING EVENTS

July 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
26 27 28 29 30 01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 01 02 03 04 05 06
  1. Thu Jul. 28

    Warhol Uncanned Artist Lindsey Wohlman offers a deeper perspective on those infamous Andy Warhol Campbell's Soup Cans. This exhibition explores issues of loss, the power of art to heal, and art's ability to address social issues. In conjunction with this exhibition, the Museum is conducting a food drive in collaboration with Ozarks Food Harvest.
  2. Thu Jul. 28

    String Theory: Textiles From The Permanent Collection Textiles have been used to create a myriad of objects over time and across various cultures. String Theory uses textiles, prints, paintings, and textile working tools and equipment from the Springfield Art Museum's permanent collection to compare and contrast pieces from around the world. Our collection showcases the diversity of objects that people construct with fibers - from wall hangings to wedding dresses - and offers a glimpse into the culture that created each piece.
View All

FROM THE BLOG

  1. Still Life With Lemons

    Unexpected Treasure Beneath

    Sometimes, when evaluating a piece of artwork for one reason, you end up discovering another issue that had gone undetected in the past. This was the case with one of our permanent collection watercolor pieces titled "Still Life With Lemons" by artists Robert DeVoe. This watercolor piece was observed closely one day by our Museum Assistant after he noticed...

    Read more


  1. detail photo of the face of a sculpture of eve in plaster

    New Acquisition: Roberta Stoneman Baker

    Through the generosity of a local donor, the Museum has recently added a number of new works to the permanent collection. One of these is particularly exciting in its unique ability to enhance the Museum’s collection and its local art history - a plaster maquette of the figure of Eve by Springfield artist Roberta Stoneman Baker.

    Read more


  1. WELCOME TO THE
    SPRINGFIELD ART MUSEUM

    where 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.

SPONSORS & GRANTORS

  1. cityofsgf
  1. sracLogo
  1. FOSAM logo 150
  1. moArtsLogo
  1. SMMA Logo Color