Our Vision

A community engaging in and celebrating the arts, experiencing the joys of creative expression and communication.

Contact Information:


500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477




Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Emerald Art Center seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services, and activities for people with disabilities. Our building and gallery meet ADA standards as outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our restrooms and elevator are handicap-accessible and there are no steps from the sidewalk to our entrances. If you require special accommodations, please contact us in advance and we will endeavor to assist you. You may call (541) 726-8595 or email us with any special requests.


Emerald Art Center has an impressive Art Library that includes hundreds of books, magazines, videos and DVD’s that teach various techniques in any medium that you may wish to explore. Anyone is welcome to peruse while visiting the Center while members are able to borrow for thirty days.

Host an Event at Emerald Art Center

Our facility is available for meetings, weddings, receptions, classes, lectures, and other events. Please call (541) 726-8595 for details.

Our Mission

  • To provide an environment which supports and develops artists.
  • To provide opportunities for artists of all ages to display and market their art work.
  • To offer a variety of programs and events to teach and display art.

  • To enrich the community through innovative outreach and in-house art programs.
  • To thrive as an organization with committed volunteers, sustainable funding sources and sound business practices.

  • To provide leadership in collaborative efforts to support organizations located in the Springfield Downtown Cultural District, as well as, area arts organizations.

Your donation can make a difference!

Help us provide children’s classes and community outreach programs.

Emerald Art Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  Your donations are tax-deductible.