Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center

Outside view of Brick City building downtown.

As part of IDEA Commons located in the downtown campus, the Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center seeks to authentically engage and enrich the academic and cultural experience through exhibitions and programming.

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What's Happening

The Carolla Arts Exhibition Center is closed for installation. See our Exhibition Schedule to explore what we have coming up.

Mission Statement

As part of the downtown campus IDEA Commons initiative, the Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center and Brick City Gallery are committed to serving their communities through exploring what’s next in visual and material culture. Both galleries seek to exhibit professional and student artwork to engage and enrich the academic and cultural experience through: 

  • Expanding awareness of and accessibility to the arts and promote an understanding of the importance of the arts in culture.
  • Offering exhibitions, interpretation, and associated programming exploring trends in contemporary art and the evolving significance of art in relation to culture and society.
  • Serving the educational needs of the department of art and design of Missouri State University by providing a professional space for undergraduate and graduate students to exhibit work throughout their academic career.

Fall 2021 Hours and Location

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.

CLOSED

The Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center is closed for all national and university holidays.

Art Walk: The Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center is a proud member of Springfield's First Friday Art Walk. The first Friday of every month between September-December and February-July, the Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center will be open 6-9 p.m. as part of the city of Springfield's First Friday Art Walk.

Location: The Robert and Margaret Carolla Arts Exhibition Center is at 326 N. Boonville Ave, Springfield, Missouri.