Two-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop with Sara Gray

10am-12:30 pm, Saturdays, May 30 and Jun 6, 2015

Have you ever wanted to try your skills at making a stained glass piece? Or maybe you want to get more instruction to fine tune your skills?

This fun, fast-paced class will send you on your way to becoming a glass artist and you will leave class with a finished piece.

For all levels of experience, age 15 through adult. Instruction covers cutting, grinding,foil methods and soldering. Supplies included.

Learn more about Sara and see images of her work here.


Annual Meeting and Opening Reception for 69th Members’ Exhibition and Lynda Pauley Exhibition

Meeting: 4-5pm; Reception: 5:30-7:30pm, Saturday, May 30

Join us for our Members Annual Meeting. All members are welcome to attend, and exercise your member privilege to learn more about the museum and share your input.

Immediately following, then attend the combined opening reception for the 69th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition and the Lynda Pauley Exhibition.


KidsFest 2015– Free!

Sunday, Jun 21, noon-4pm

The Springfield Arts Council Presents Live Entertainment, Family Art, Crafts & Fun:
12 Noon: Xclusive Dance Crew
1pm: Magician-Ventriloquist Mike Hemmelgarn
2pm: Project Jericho Bucket Band
3pm: The MadCap Puppets present “Aladdin and Friends”
“Come Find Art” Family Fun
“Chalk on the Walk”
The “Whatever Floats Your Boat Challenge”… and more!

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Lynda Pauley Free Artist Talk and Painting Workshop

Artist Talk 2-3pm, Saturday, Jun 6, 2015
Painting Workshop 9am-5pm, Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

Join artist Lynda Pauley on Saturday, Jun 6, from 2-3pm for a free talk about her work and her exhibition in the Halley Gallery – Following the Trail.

And take part in Lynda’s Painting Workshop, from 9am-5pm, Saturday, Jul 18. Click here for details and the registration form.

Pauley gained acclaim as an equine artist, painting championship horses throughout the U.S., Canada and France. In recent years her subjects have grown to include prairies, pioneers and people native to the region. Her masterful control of oil paint and pastel instills her subjects with a sense of living, breathing reality.

“Take a walk on my trail… I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.” – Lynda Pauley


46th Annual ArtBall – Save the Date!

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

The Springfield Museum of Art’s Annual ArtBall gala is an end-of-summer black-tie event under the stars. Dinner is served in a spacious tent on the Museum’s back lawn followed by great dancing music from the band, Laika.