48th Annual Art Ball: Timeless Reflections – The Story of a Portrait

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017

Plan now to attend our 48th annual end-of-summer, black tie gala under the stars. Dinner will be served, followed by great dancing music from the band Second Wind.

Presenting Sponsor: Presenting Sponsor Security National Bank


We Are a Blue Star Museum

Memorial Day through Labor Day

The Springfield Museum of Art offers free admission from Memorial Day to Labor Day for any active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members.

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. The program starts on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2017) and runs through Labor Day (Monday, Sep 4, 2017).


KidsFest 2017 – Free!

Sunday, Jul 9, noon-5pm

The Springfield Arts Council and Springfield Museum of Art 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!

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Lunch on the Lawn – Free Concerts!

Friday, Jul 21 & 28, Aug 4 & 11, 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 21 to Aug 11, 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!


Come Find Art! – Art Days for Kids

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017, 2-3:30pm

“Art” is hiding amongst the art in the museum. Find him with your child to start a conversation about art. Pick up one of our family guides to start the discussion.

Come Find Art Days: Sep 24, 2017

Admission to these Come Find Art museum visits is free thanks to our sponsors and our Business Members: McGregor Metalworking Companies, Pentaflex, Roost Real Estate, Dillon Manufacturing, Sheehan Brothers Vending, Holmes, Garrigans, Inc., and Keny Galleries. We’ll see you at the Museum!