Events

Meet the Artist: Emily Sullivan Smith

Sunday, Oct 3, 2-4pm

Join us for an afternoon in the galleries while celebrating our new exhibition, Universe. Emily Sullivan Smith will be onsite to discuss her work and answer questions about the exhibition. Members are free, non-members are $5. Masks are encouraged, and social distancing measures will be followed.

Opening Reception for BLACK LIFE as subject MATTER II

Saturday, Oct 23, 5-7:30pm

Celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, BLACK LIFE as subject MATTER II, with light bites, live music, and a cash bar. Curated by Willis Bing Davis, BLACK LIFE as subject MATTER II views all aspects of the Black experience as valid subject matter for creative expression.

The visual voices presented in this exhibition are like griots – reflecting on the joy, pain, sorrow, visions, and hopes for today and tomorrow. BLACK LIFE as subject MATTER II features over 25 artists from around the state, including many from Dayton and Springfield.

Come Find Art! – Free Art Days for Kids and Families

Sunday, Sep 26, 2021, 12:30-4:30pm

Come Find Art! sparks child-adult discussions about works throughout the Museum. It’s a great free family activity held one Sunday each month, now year-round! Each Sunday includes time in Chakeres Interactive Gallery and an artmaking kit to take home. This month we focus on John Benton’s landscapes, many of which can be found in Springfield. Take home art-kits include a viewfinder for seeking and framing landscapes near the Museum and materials for making your own landscape image.

2021 Dates
Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 21, 2021

Admission to these Come Find Art museum visits is free thanks to our sponsors and our Business Members.