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.
Wed May 251 Million Cups Springfield 1 Million Cups Springfield is the third largest 1 Million Cups Community out of nearly 100 national and international communities. The program was created by the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri, based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a cup of coffee. Each community uses the same format; 2 presenters, 1 hour, lots of free coffee, and asking of the generous question of “What can we as a community do to help your business?"
Wed May 25Significant Objects: Contemporary Still Life This exhibition is the third in a watercolor series highlighting the rich tradition of painting with aquamedia, ranging in style from representational to photo-realism. This exhibit features a number of wonderful works that have been acquired over the years in part through purchases from our annual Watercolor USA exhibition. Historically, still life paintings were deeply religious or mythological, but today’s still life paintings can be as varied as art trends throughout history. Another compone…
Ventures in the Vault: 1860s Printed Wool Dress
While 1860s America was marked with war and turmoil, dressmakers and home sewers alike still kept up with changing fashions. The groupings of attached velvet stripes at the sleeves, are reminiscent of the military accents popular in women's fashion at the time.
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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