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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department is actively investigating a commercial burglary that occurred at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 W. Brookside, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. on April 6 and 8:45 a.m. on April 7. The museum is open; however, the exhibition “The Electric Garden of Our Minds: British/American Pop” is closed, as a security measure.
“The museum is working with the proper authorities and being proactive in our security efforts as we remain open to the public. We are confident that the measures we taking will protect the museum’s treasures, while still making art accessible to our community,” said Director Nick Nelson.
Additional information will be released when it is available.
Any further inquiries should be directed to Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer for the Springfield Police Department.