Galleries in Springfield and Branson
Springfield's art community continues to grow, and art lovers can find the work of many emerging and established artists in a comprehensive selection of media. Annual art festivals showcase the works of artists from the Ozarks and beyond. The monthly downtown First Friday Art Walk gives you a chance to view art and rub elbows with locals.
The city has a modestly-sized but excellent art museum, and downtown galleries and antique shops display intriguing objets d'art, prints and paintings. Other art venues are scattered all around the city and in neighboring towns.
Branson isn't just about the performing arts. Numerous galleries and shops showcase the works of fine artists, folk artists, and artisans in many media. Don't miss the side trips to nearby towns of the Ozarks, where more very interesting art awaits you.
Art Inspired Recycled paper products repurposed as art and other marketable items. Local art also on display. 310 S. Campbell. 417-868-8077
Artwhole Gallery The photography of Chet Burgtorf. 111 E. Walnut St. 417-866-7929
Canvas Connecting people through the arts. Open First Fridays and by appointment. 315 South Ave. 417-869-4138
The Creamery Arts Center Home of many of the city's creative groups. Art exhibits change frequently. 411 N. Sherman Pkwy. 417-862-278.
DB Design Salon & Art Gallery On-going exhibits, special shows of fine art and fine crafts. 326 S. Campbell. 417-864-4343
Drury University Pool Art Center Gallery Exhibits of local and national artists.On the first floor of the Pool Art Center, 940 N. Clay St. 417- 873-7263
Evangel University Bellwether Gallery Exhibits of local and national artists. Barnett Fine Arts Center, 600 W. College. 417-865-2815.
Farmers Gastropub Pull your eyes away from your plate and check out the interesting art on the walls. 431 S. Jefferson St. 417-864-6994.
Fresh Gallery A collective gallery of fine art and crafts; you'll always find an artist or two on site to talk about the work. 400 W. Walnut. 417-862-9300
Good Girl Art Gallery More than 40 artists represented here, many local. Compelling non-mainstream work and boutique items. 325 W. Walnut St. 417-865-7055.
Hawthorn Galleries, Inc. An ever-changing collection of art and fine crafts featuring local and national artists. 214 E. Walnut St. 417-866-6688
The Hyde Gallery Dedicated to promoting excellent regional contemporary artists. 221 E. Walnut Street. 417-864-7877
Josh Mitchell Fine Art Gallery The fine art photography of Josh Mitchell. Custom framing also offered. 1427 E. Cherry St. 417-860-2121
Lemon Drop A lively venue for music and visual art. 416 W. Commercial 417-ART-NESS
MSU Brick City Gallery Student works, plus exhibits of local, national and international artists. 215 W. Mill. 417-829-5092. Click here for more info.
MSU Student Exhibition Center Student exhibits of art and fine craft, interior design, other arts.Open to the public. 838 E. Walnut. . 417-836-6999.
Nomad Art, apparel and design from around the planet. 318 W. Walnut. 417-559-9695
Obelisk Home Home furnishings and a gallery of work by more than a dozen artists. 214 W. Phelps. 417-616-6488
OTC Fine Art Gallery at The Gillioz. Monthly exhibits. Works by OTC faculty, students, and some guest artists. 325 Park Central East, Third Floor. 417- 447-8873
Springfield Art Museum In Phelps Grove Park. Nearly 10,000 art objects representing thousands of years of creativity. Special collections include 19th-21st Century art. Exhibits changed frequently. 111 E. Brookside Dr. 417-837-5700.
Springfield Brewing Company Having mastered the art of malted beverages, they have created a display space where a cold one can be accompanied by fine art. 305 S. Market Ave. 417-832-8277
Waverly House Gifts and Gallery Regional fine artists and craftsmen. New exhibits monthly. Christmas ornaments and collectibles always available. 2031 S. Waverly, Springfield. 417-882-3445
Springfield Hot Glass Studio Working hot glass studio/gallery,with demonstrations. Original glass art for sale. 314 S. Campbell Ave. 417-868-8181
Springfield Pottery The owners are resident potters; gallery space includes other regional and national clay artists. Other fine crafts and two dimensional works also. 416 S. Campbell Ave. 417-864-4677
Branson Galleries and other Art Venues
Alaska Down South Wildlife art and decor from the Northern US, Canada and Africa, including antler and ivory carvings. 1150 W. Hwy 76. 417-339-2800
A Touch of Brass Gallery Local artist Thomas Huff displays his brass etchings. 673 Hwy 165. 417-332-2438
Branson Craft Mall American craftsmen at work, and room after room of handcrafted items. 694 St Hwy 165. 417-334-1223
Branson Mill Craft Village Luthier and wood crafts, weaving, wood carving, ink drawings and more. 3300 N. Gretna Rd. 417-334-8436
Crain Creations Paintings by T. Morgan Crain. 214 S. Commercial St. 427-239-3710
Gallery at the Lake Original art from local, national and internationally known artists. 15209 St Hwy 13. 417-739-1781
Helwig Art Glass Handblown glass, hand pressed glass, glassware and glass art. 2800 MO 76. 417-335-2290
Yakov Smirnoff's theater and Andy Williams' Moon River Theatre display impressive art collections. And the College of the Ozarks has two art galleries with dozens of paintings, including works by Thomas Hart Benton.
Galleries Near Branson
Omega Pottery Shop Potter Mark Oehler specializes in functional pottery, and can be found working in the studio or selling in the gallery. He also does custom work. The shop is at 126 MO 248, Reed Springs. 417-272-3369.
Hess Pottery Tom Hess builds unglazed pie plates of deep red clay. His wife Lory Brown builds museum-quality coil baskets. Look for the yurt-shaped building at 23732 Hwy. 412, Reed Springs. 417-272-3283