1. Rose O'Neill, The Bachelor. Collection of the Springfield Art Museum
    FROLIC OF THE MIND: THE ILLUSTRIOUS LIFE OF ROSE O'NEILL, April 14 - August 5, 2018. This exhibit takes as its underlying theme the unification of all of O'Neill's creative pursuits, tracing her work in all media. Featuring 150 works from public and private collections across the country. This exhibit is curated by Sarah Buhr, Curator of Art at the Springfield Art Museum.

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  1. Art In Bloom

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    April 27, 28 & 29, 2018. Times Vary. Please join us for our newest signature event celebrating fine art and fantastic floral displays. Art In Bloom includes prize categories for featured florists, an incredible opening night soiree with a nature-inspired runway show, floral arranging workshops, mixed media painting activities, and more!

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  1. All School Exhibition

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    Through April 29. Every March, the Springfield Art Museum invites student artists from across our community, in kindergarten through twelfth grades, to exhibit outstanding artwork. A celebration of Youth Art Month, this highly anticipated show has been a staple of our exhibition schedule for well over forty years.

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  1. LEARN & CREATE
  1. Opportunities
  2. Register for Art Class
  3. Family Learning and Fun
  4. Group Tours and Field Trips
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    We Are Hiring!

    Are you a people person with a passion for customer service? Ever think about working in a museum? The Museum is currently seeking a full-time Facility Coordinator, and Gallery Attendants & Security Officers for part-time assignments, including nights and weekends. 

    Candidates for the Facility Coordinator position must apply through the City of Springfield's City Jobs portal. Candidates interested in applying for a Gallery Attendant and/or Security Officer position should bring a resume to the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 East Brookside Drive, or e-mail: artmuseum@springfieldmo.gov.
  1. UPCOMING EVENTS

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  1. Wed Apr. 25

    1 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?"
  2. Wed Apr. 25

    All School Exhibition Every March, the Springfield Art Museum invites student artists from across our community, in kindergarten through twelfth grades, to exhibit outstanding artwork in the All School Exhibition. A celebration of Youth Art Month, this highly anticipated show has been a staple of our exhibition schedule for many decades.
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FROM THE BLOG

  1. The Bachelor before and after conservation

    Conservation Focus: Rose O'Neill

    Five works on paper in the Museum's permanent collection have recently returned after receiving conservation treatment. All five works are by Rose O'Neill and will be included in the upcoming exhibition Frolic of the Mind: The Illustrious Life of Rose O'Neill, opening on April 13, 2018 at 5:30 PM. The funds to conserve... 

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    Meet the Intern: Vinita Williams

    We have all been to and admired fantastic exhibits at museums, including the Springfield Art Museum. Although interested in art my whole life, I rarely considered how a few paintings or sculptures became an exhibition or how much research and hard work goes on behind the scenes. 

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  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.

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