The Springfield Art Association (SAA) is 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.
SAA provides tours of Edwards Place, a historically significant Italianate mansion on the National Historic Register that is the oldest house in Springfield, IL.
SAA represents local artists in the SAA Collective, presents curated exhibitions of work by recognized artists in the M.G. Nelson Family Gallery, and makes available 3,000+ art books and lectures through the Michael Victor II Art Library.
Credit: Overview from museum website