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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
+1 417-837-5700
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It's free, but worth a donation

I visited this place on a Tuesday afternoon. There are several collections/exhibits, largely from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jefferson City, Missouri
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A Fine Art Experience for Free!

Springfield's Art Museum offers a variety of on-going exhibits from their permanent collection, as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Missouri
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1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
+1 417-837-5700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place on a Tuesday afternoon. There are several collections/exhibits, largely from area residents. It definitely exceeded my expectations for not having an admission fee. They even offer classes for kids and adults. It can seem a bit sparse, but worth a visit!

Thank amandagG5703JJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Springfield's Art Museum offers a variety of on-going exhibits from their permanent collection, as well as many special exhibits throughout the year. Watercolor USA (during summers) is always worth an extra visit. Cool. Relaxed. Inspiring. Offers an activity area for children. Great place to spend...More

Thank Dave11974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place to go and look at art. I saw the watercolor and veteran show recently and was very humbled by the military photos and inspired by the watercolor art. Staff was very friendly. A nice place to go.

Thank CrabbyCat
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went to the museum after an appointment in Springfield. What a surprise to find such a wonderful art museum!

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The collection is small, but well worth a visit. I arrived an hour before closing and the staff described the exhibitions perfectly so I knew which I wanted to visit.

Thank krenell
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I had to write a paper for a class and had a wonderful experience looking at such a variety of artwork. From different time periods and the use of different mediums. It was well worth the experience and I would highly recommend travelers to go.

1  Thank Janis H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a small, quality museum. I especially enjoy the watercolor offerings each year. They have many high-level exhibits that would appeal to many different people.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Springfield Art Museum is a city department that is open to the public free of charge and is located in Phelps Grove Park. The museum has rotating galleries, and a great kids zone. The museum is clean, comfortable and has an outstanding staff. It...More

Thank dwm_SGF_1987
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Art Museum frequently has traveling exhibits that are excellent. The Watercolor Exhibit is a regular and provides some great examples of local artists. There are several permanent exhibits as well. Don't expect to find works of the great masters here but for a nice...More

Thank BishopSteve
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Coming from St. Louis, this art museum is a step up from a country fair with the addition of some true pieces of clothing, flags and rugs from the 1800's--but that's about it if you're looking for anything historical. No offense to those who have...More

Thank tldubbs
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