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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E. Brookside Drive, Springfield, MO 65807
417 837 5700
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Ranked #16 of 32 attractions in Springfield
Type: Art Museums
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I admit, I had no idea Springfield had an art museum. I was checking out the park next to it and went in on a whim. It's free, it's good good variety, and when I went in June of 2014 it had a juried water color competition on exhibit that had some lovely pieces. They also have some sketches by... More

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Urumqi, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
53 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This museum is sleepy and quiet, but it can be much better than large, crowded museums. The museum also has local art and chidren's art that rotates.

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Columbia, Missouri
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I grew up in Spfld and we spent spring break visiting family. When I was young, I had my artwork displayed in some of the yearly 'all school exhibitions' and knew my 10 y/o son would enjoy seeing other kid's artwork. Additionally, we love animals, so having Audubon's exhibit was a great draw. Since I was here many years ago,... More

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196 reviews 196 reviews
54 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

If you like Art Museum you might enjoy this small museum. I wasn't impressed..but that is just me. I'm not a fan of art museums. There just wasn't much to see ..

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Sarcoxie, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This museum was wonderful to see. Took my granddaughter to see all the art. Didn't know about this place until I read reviews on here. I was glad that we got to go and see.

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Missouri, USA
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This looks like a little place in an odd location. I went there with my son and his girlfriend for the watercolor show. It was great and far more rooms than I thought would be packed in there.

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Dallas, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I love looking a things..... where else to go, but a museum and wow this place is amazing. I love to see the talents people possess and some times its like what were they thinking?? I will come here again its worth the trip and its amazing what folks will showcase..... as they say, beauty is in the eye of... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I don't think the city of Springfield has ever been too interested in the arts (though I have noticed an upswing in the past few years). That being said, this is as to be expected for what Springfield offers. To start with, it is very small and generally void of people. I don't mind that, as I like to view... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

First time I have seen the Watercolor USA exhibit in over 25 years. It was fun to see and there were many excellent works. However, I suffer from migraines from multiple triggers and the museum made me suddenly quite ill. I had to leave the exhibit area.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This art museum is pretty decent for the small town of Springfield. Its free so it's nice to browse through once in awhile. I really enjoy the high school and elementary school exhibits when they come around.

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