A world-class collection of American art, stunning architecture, and 120 acres of Ozark forest with five miles of trails. Admission to the museum is always free.
Use this blog to plan your Summer 2021 visit to the museum.
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Discover art, nature, science, and more at the museum in these weeklong camps for children ages 4 to 18.
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Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
April 6 – October 14, 2019
Tempera painting (also known as egg tempera) has a rich history as a medium of choice for artists from ancient times to today, and is even an older form of painting than oil. In Tempera, learn the process, materials, and unique qualities that artists use to create art with this painting style.
This free, focus exhibition features tempera paintings from Andy Warhol, Paul Cadmus, Andrew Wyeth, Mary Obering, Jane Irish, and more, including a Renaissance-era painting on loan from the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, OK. Discover the ways in which tempera painting has shaped and influenced the art world in Tempera.