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The Emerald Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the visual arts.

 

We provide an opportunity for all who desire to create art and exhibit their work by cultivating a vibrant art community through education, outreach and partnerships.

Our Vision

To flourish a community engaging in and celebrating the arts, experiencing the joys of creative expression and communication.

Home of the Official Simpson's mural

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ONGOING EVENTS

The Emerald Art Center proudly presents the: 

18th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition 2024

 – a national painting juried competition featuring

top artists from all across the United States vying

for cash awards.  

The exhibit runs from May 1st – May 31st. 

 Juror for this show is nationally recognized artist, Yong Hong Zhong, https://www.yonghongzhong.com 

who selected both the paintings for the show and the award winners this year.  The exhibition represents 

a wide range of media, styles and genres for the viewing public to enjoy.

Take Photos with the Simpson's Couch !        (Open hours only)

Enjoy the art.

Become a member.

Come for a visit today!

Our Vision

To flourish a community engaging in and celebrating the arts, experiencing the joys of creative expression and communication.

Our Mission

To provide an opportunity for all who desire to create art and exhibit their work by cultivating a vibrant art community through education, outreach and partnerships.

Our Activities

Check us out on our social media for updates, news and more !

THE LEGACY OF THE EMERALD ART CENTER

Emerald Art Center is a place where beginning and established artists join together to create and show their art in a historic building in downtown Springfield.

It’s a place for people in the community to view local and national art shows as well as attend classes and other events.

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