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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Springfield Art Museum Seeks Master Planner to Envision Next 90 Years

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Springfield, MO. (August 24, 2017) – The Springfield Art Museum will celebrate its 90th Anniversary in 2018. As a prelude to this milestone birthday, the Museum has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for firms, or teams of firms, that can provide professional services for the creation of a Master Plan encompassing the Museum’s building and grounds.

This Master Plan will focus on three areas: renovation, replacement, and/or expansion of an existing Education Wing, renovation of the existing building to improve visitor experience and develop administrative spaces, and improvements to the grounds to better connect the Museum to surrounding amenities including historic Phelps Grove Park and the nearby Waterwise Garden.

To find more about the RFQ including information about the Springfield Art Museum, the existing building and site, the project scope, and submission guidelines, interested firms should visit the Museum’s website A full prospectus is also available on the Museum’s website. The Springfield Art Museum located at 1111 East Brookside Drive. Admission is always free.


The Springfield Art Museum is Springfield, Missouri’s oldest cultural institution, founded in 1928. A department of the City of Springfield, we are dedicated to enhancing the education and documenting the cultural heritage of the people of southwest Missouri through the collection, preservation, and exhibition of art objects. For more information, please visit For more information, please contact Joshua Best, Development and Marketing Coordinator, (417) 874-2859 or

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