7 art galleries to check out in Springfield, Illinois

7 art galleries to check out in Springfield, Illinois

1) DIM Art House

Located just north of MacArthur & Laurel Street, "DIM Art House is the studio and gallery of Springfield artists, Joey Wallace, Christy Freeman Stark, and Jeff Williams. Salon concept with event space, gallery shows, unique artistic expression events, classes and more. Each artist brings their unique talents to the Art House."


2) The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space

A block away from the Old Capitol Building, "the mission of the Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space is to cultivate and celebrate expressions of multidimensional artists. We strive to be a catalyst and forum for advancing, discovering, and connecting through contemporary art. We enrich and educate the community through innovative cultural events."

3) Studio On 6th

A longstanding artist co-op in Downtown, "Studio on 6th, in Springfield, Illinois, is a premier boutique and art gallery serving Springfield, Chatham, Rochester, New Berlin, Riverton, and Sherman Illinois. Established in 2001, we specialize in local art and artisan products, such as women's clothing, hand crafted jewelry, and home decor. For your artisan decor needs, visit Studio on 6th, in Springfield."


4) Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

A yearly event, try visiting the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair for a wide selection of the arts Springfield has to offer, "set against the backdrop of the Illinois Old State Capitol building, art lovers find the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair to be the jewel of the Midwest. This tradition of fine art has brought artists and shoppers from across the country flocking to downtown Springfield’s two-day outdoor art gallery for over 50 years."

5) Christy Freeman Stark Art Store

A standalone gallery, "watercolor. Coffee. Mixed Media artist specializing in pets, nature, horses and spiritual paintings. Christy is the mom of Sophia and Luke with fur babies, Pixie(RIP), Uma, Princess and Bud. You can find Christy at her Studio in Springfield, IL - available by appt. My art business has been designated as a 'Trusted Art Seller' with The Art Storefronts Organization."

6) David Bourland Gallery

For a wide array of works selected from the portfolios of artists spanning the globe, "David Bourland Gallery is the culmination of David Bourland’s extensive career traveling the globe, curating art collections fit for museums, and bringing that beauty and culture back home to the Capital City."

7) Springfield Art Association

Stop by for an event, workshop, gallery opening or visit the library with 3,000+ art books, "the SAA a community based, non-profit organization*, that promotes and supports the visual arts, provides art education opportunities for the greater Springfield area, and preserves and interprets historic Edwards Place and the collections of the SAA."
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