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:
November's Featured Member Artist is Nancy Cheeseman, now showwing Acrylic Abstracts.
November Guest Artist:
This exhibit is a juried selection from Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members who submitted works either in a representational or abstract interpretation of the theme Bridge.
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
WORKSHOPSCall to find out more about our artist workshops
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.