KidsFest 2018 – Free!

Sunday, Jun 17, noon-4pm

Springfield Museum of Art in Partnership with National Trail Parks and Recreation District, The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and Springfield Arts Council present Live Entertainment, Family Art, Crafts & Fun
It’s a one-day festival for children and families, featuring performing and art-making. Join us at the Museum for a great day of fun!

Activities include:
Noon-12:30pm – Ohio Performing Arts Institute performance
1pm – Magician and Ventriloquist Mike Hemmelgarn
3pm – “Rumpelstiltskin” presented by The Madcap Puppets

Other activities include:
» Visiting artist Sharri Phillips sharing her work, Marvelous Journeys, on exhibit in the Chakeres Interactive Art Lab
» Hands-on Art-making in the Community Gallery
» Chalk the Walk – create a chalk reproduction from an artwork in the Museum’s permanent collection or your own imaginary landscape
» The Springfield Symphony’s Musical Instrument “petting zoo”
» Free face painting
» Free caricatures by M’wan Henry.

Food and snacks will be on sale all day.

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Lunch on the Lawn – Free Concerts!

Friday, Jul 27, Aug 3, 10 & 17, 11:30am-1pm

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will present Lunch on the Lawn, a series of free, informal ensemble concerts located on the front lawn of the Springfield Museum of Art on four consecutive Fridays – Jul 27 to Aug 17, 2017. Special sack lunches are available for $6 (with beverage), while they last. Bring your own lawn chair or put down a blanket under a tree! Seating is also provided under an outdoor tent. In case of rain the performances will move inside the Museum.

Bring the whole family, or stop in during your workday – Lunch on the Lawn is a great way to spend your summer lunch hour. Admission to Museum exhibits is free to event patrons after the concert!


49th Annual Art Ball: Great Gatsby Gala

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018

Plan now to attend our 49th annual end-of-summer, black tie gala under the stars. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an elegant Kohler Catering dinner served in the galleries. Then dance the night away with great music from the band, Second Wind!

Presenting Sponsor: Presenting Sponsor Security National Bank   Partner: Partner: Speedway