D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts Exhibits

Art Picnic 2014

August 4th, 2014 through August 15th, 2014

North Lawn, Quadrangle Green

Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Art Picnic 2014

Watch local artists and student interns transform ordinary picnic tables into unique works of art that will enhance the beauty of one of downtown Springfield's landmarks. The designs were selected by the project advisory board.  

2014 Artists

  • Pat Cahill
  • Amanda Knodler
  • Jennifer Milanczuk
  • Ellie Trudeau

The completed tables will be unveiled at a free Community Picnic on Sunday, August 24.


  • Heather Haskell, director, Springfield Art Museums and Collections
  • Rosemary Tracey Wood, owner, Art for the Soul Gallery
  • Evan Plotkin, arts advocate and president of N.A.I. Plotkin
  • Don Blanton, owner of Distinctive Art Studio, participant in Art Picnic 2013

Supported by a grant from the Xeric Foundation


  • July 11: Artist application deadline, delivered or postmarked by 4 pm.
  • July 18: Winners announced
  • August 4-August 15: Artists and Students will work on Museum Grounds.
  • August 24: Reveal at Community Picnic
For more information, contact artpicnic@springfieldmuseums.org
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