Emerald Art Center

Join Our Community of Artists

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

Come for a visit today. Enjoy the art. Become a member.

Upcoming Events at Emerald Art Center



November Featured Artist:


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Second Friday Art Walk 5:00-8:00 p.m.

We invite you to join Emerald Art Center the second Friday of each month for a lively evening of art in Springfield.  Meet and greet our featured artists, learn from artist demos and enjoy and evening out on the town!

Classes and Workshops

CHILDREN’S CLASSES: Youth Art Works! Free Saturday Art Classes for Kids Ages 6-12.

Class size is limited. Call (541) 726-8595 to register.
Not yet on the website. Call to find out more

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Figure Drawing – every Wednesday evening 6:30-9pm
November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Figurative drawing sessions have a model who at the end of each session chooses her favorite drawing for display in the gallery for the week. Cost per session is $6.00 for 2 1/2 hours of drawing.
Colored Pencil Drawing with D.L. Zanetta – Every Thursday 2-4pm
November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm. Colored Pencil Drawing at Emerald Art Center with D.L. Zanetta. The objective of this class will be to teach people about colored pencils as a drawing medium, through exam...
Figure Drawing – every Wednesday evening 6:30-9pm
December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Figurative drawing sessions have a model who at the end of each session chooses her favorite drawing for display in the gallery for the week. Cost per session is $6.00 for 2 1/2 hours of drawing.
Colored Pencil Drawing with D.L. Zanetta – Every Thursday 2-4pm
December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm. Colored Pencil Drawing at Emerald Art Center with D.L. Zanetta. The objective of this class will be to teach people about colored pencils as a drawing medium, through exam...
Figure Drawing – every Wednesday evening 6:30-9pm
December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Figurative drawing sessions have a model who at the end of each session chooses her favorite drawing for display in the gallery for the week. Cost per session is $6.00 for 2 1/2 hours of drawing.
Colored Pencil Drawing with D.L. Zanetta – Every Thursday 2-4pm
December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm. Colored Pencil Drawing at Emerald Art Center with D.L. Zanetta. The objective of this class will be to teach people about colored pencils as a drawing medium, through exam...
Figure Drawing – every Wednesday evening 6:30-9pm
December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Figurative drawing sessions have a model who at the end of each session chooses her favorite drawing for display in the gallery for the week. Cost per session is $6.00 for 2 1/2 hours of drawing.
Colored Pencil Drawing with D.L. Zanetta – Every Thursday 2-4pm
December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm. Colored Pencil Drawing at Emerald Art Center with D.L. Zanetta. The objective of this class will be to teach people about colored pencils as a drawing medium, through exam...

WORKSHOPS

Call to find out more about our artist workshops

Member News

Board of Director’s Meeting: 3rd Tuesday each month, 10 am-12 pm. Regular meeting of our Board of Directors. Members are always welcome to attend. 

Members’ Meeting & Presentations: 3rd Tuesday each month, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Join artists/members for artist demos, lectures and surprises. People who are interested in joining Emerald Art Center are welcome to attend these meetings as well to learn more about the center and get acquainted with other artists. 

Emerald Art Center in the News

Local radio show, VizCity, talked to Ruth Armitage, about being the juror for Emerald Art Center’s 2017 National Juried Show.

KLCC radio explains how Emerald Art Center and the arts community are revitalizing downtown Springfield.

The Register Guard caught up to our Free Kids’ Classes – specifically one on cartooning.

Later, The Register Guard featured a great story on our featured artist of the month, Robert Cipes, click herefor the story.

Lane Monthly magazine featured a full page article about activities at the art center in their edition on “Celebrating the Arts.” Click thelink to read the story.



THERE IS SO MUCH MORE AT EMERALD ART CENTER!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!