Springfield businessman and philanthropist Guy Mace donated a remarkable collection of art and artifacts to Missouri State University’s department of art and design. The collection includes African masks, figural wooden staffs and ceremonial knives and spears from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries along with Native American, Asian and Oceanic masks and … [Read more...] about Guy Mace makes significant gift of non-Western art
FOOTB-ALL MIX: POSTERS FOR A PASSIONATE GAME is the title of the exhibition on view in the Brick City Gallery this summer, June 1-August 10. Using the worldwide love for soccer, referred to as “football” in most other parts of the globe, this exhibit represents a collaboration between Missouri State University design students and 32 internationally renowned designers. The … [Read more...] about Summer Exhibition at Brick City Gallery
First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on May 4 will have NEW art, NEW art venues, artist receptions, live music, the SculptureXGames Finale, international culture, local history, senior exhibitions, and all the food, fun, entertainment and shopping that have made downtown Springfield a destination! Below are some highlights of FFAW that will bring excitement for the last FFAW of the … [Read more...] about FFAW: May Celebration With 27 Locations!
Missouri State University installed a new work of art as part of Sculpture Walk Springfield. Missouri State's Public Art Committee recommended the installation of "Baroque Appointments and Machine Parts" by nationally-recognized sculptor David Kimball Anderson. According to Anderson, “The format (of the sculpture) mimics a museum installation of antiquities as one is … [Read more...] about New artwork installed as part of Sculpture Walk Springfield
Last week, several Missouri State students exhibited their projects at the Missouri Archaeological Society annual conference in Springfield. The poster panel featured six student projects from the ART/MST 488: Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts class (Fall 2017) In this Citizenship and Service-Learning Integrated course, the students received training in basic … [Read more...] about Preserving the Future: Students Present at Conference!