Plein air is a term derived from the French phrase en plein air, which literally means ‘in the open air.’ These artists, painting in the open air, are particularly interested in the influence of the changing light outdoors. The Museum is proud to host this exhibition of stunning works that capture the nuances of lights and shadows of landscapes during all seasons of the year. Truly a moving exhibit.
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore has become one of the strongest photographic voices behind America’s endangered species. Through these powerful works, explore not only the endangered wildlife, but also the delicate habitats in peril. Come along on this journey into the fragile natural worlds of North and South America.
Organized by the Dixon Gallery in Memphis, Tenn., The Horseman Collection brings together fifty-seven major works by American painters depicting the American scene between the two world wars, with all its pleasure, pain and complexity. This intriguing Collection captures the depth and breadth of the American Regionalist art movement.
This Springfield tradition continues. Always an impressive display, our Members Exhibition showcases paintings, glass, ceramics, wood, photographs and much more-all produced by our members!