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    Watercolor USA 2015

    This is the 54th exhibition of Watercolor U.S.A., a national, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting. The event is open to artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories and receives hundreds of entries annually.

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  1. Susi Steinitz Ettinger:
    Ciphers and Glyphs

    Detail of an abstract painting with blue symbols
    Susi Steinitz Ettinger’s work is hard to define; pulling from multiple styles, she has worked with a wide variety of media ranging from conté crayon drawings to collage. One commonality running throughout the work is the creation of ciphers and glyphs, Ettinger has invented her own personal symbolic language.

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  1. Adolf Dehn:

    Adolf Dehn Hompepage
    This exhibit focuses on landscapes by Adolf Dehn – in both watercolor and lithography – and ranging in location from New York to the Midwest.  The exhibit is pulled from the Museum’s extensive collection of work by the artist, a promised gift from the artist’s widow, Virginia Dehn.

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  1. Sun Aug. 9

    Sunday Afternoon at the Springfield Art Museum Join us for fun art activities, performances by Springfield Little Theatre and Conservatory of the Ozarks, and the Chewbaru, art car.
  2. Thu Aug. 20

    State of the Museum Join us for an update on happenings at the Springfield Art Museum over the past year.
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  1.  Pen and ink illustration by Rose O'Neill of a young girl being teased by a group of boys         Ventures in   the Vault!

    In today's vault adventures we catalogued three new pieces by Rose O'Neill into the collection.

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  1. a photo of Hannah Stark, a curatorial intern at the Springfield Art Museum        Summer Intern: Hannah Stark

    This summer we welcomed Drury University student, Hannah Stark, to the curatorial department. Today she shares her impressions of working at the Springfield Art Museum.

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