Events

Aug
25
Sat
Four by Four @ Springfield Art Museum
Aug 25 – Nov 18 all-day

The biennial 4×4 exhibition recognizes and encourages contemporary artists working in all media who reside in the four-state region of Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas. This year’s artists include Shawn Bitters (Kansas), Jason Cytacki (Oklahoma), Dawn Holder (Arkansas) and Meghan Roswell (Missouri).

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • City and national holidays Closed
Sep
15
Sat
Decades: 90 Years of Collecting @ Springfield Art Museum
Sep 15 2018 – Feb 17 2019 all-day

In honor of the Springfield Art Museum’s 90th birthday, this exhibit will trace the history and growth of the Museum’s permanent collection beginning with the initial acquisition, in 1928, of a landscape painting by Philadelphia artist Mary Butler. The exhibit will be divided into decades, presenting 10 objects per decade, and will examine the shifting trends and diversity of the Museum’s permanent collection. A wide range of objects will be exhibited including paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles, and historical objects.

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • City and national holidays Closed
Oct
19
Fri
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Springfield Art Museum
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

taichi

Learn Yang Style Tai Chi from Shifu, M. Dee Ogilvy, who began practicing Tai Chi 25 years ago at Duke University. Dee currently teaches in Missouri State University’s Wellness program and runs her own Tai Chi program called, White Metal Rabbit Taijiquan. Find out more at springfieldtaichi.wordpress.com

  • Great for adults of any age and physical fitness level.
  • Requires no special equipment.
  • Relaxed, composed flowing movements that combine strength with gentleness.
  • Beginners are welcome!
Oct
20
Sat
Art in Our City: Zone 3 @ Springfield Art Museum
Oct 20 2018 – Mar 17 2019 all-day
Art in Our City: Zone 3 @ Springfield Art Museum | Springfield | Missouri | United States

This special exhibition highlights local artists and the character of Springfield’s unique neighborhoods. In 2018, work from 17 artists representing 8 neighborhoods in City Council Zones 2 and 3 will rotate into Avant Art, the Museum’s new flexible, social gallery that combines art, retail and limited beverage and snack service.

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • City and national holidays Closed
West Central Neighborhood Clean-up @ Campbell Elementary
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in West Central neighborhood are invited to participate in the fall neighborhood clean-up. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush, leaves and metal. Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The clean-ups take place outside, rain or shine. Items accepted are trash, brush, leaves and metal. Curbside pickup is available, however, fees may apply.

For more information, and to arrange a curbside pickup, please contact Caron Parnell at 314-825-6498,

Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Oct 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Oct
22
Mon
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Missouri Job Center Jobs Club @ Missouri Job Center
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

  • Application process tips
  • Methods and techniques to improve your chances for success
  • Weekly guest speakers
  • Network with employers regarding local job opportunities.
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.