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Student Exhibition Center

Welcome to the Student Exhibition Center of Missouri State University. Located in a turn-of-the-century Victorian house, the SEC serves the cultural and educational needs of the University and the city of Springfield, Missouri.

Happening Now:

Metals + Jewelry and Photography Exhibition
February 24 - March 9, 2021

Coming soon:

Sculpture, Drawing, and Painting Exhibition
April 5 - 16, 2021

Design Practicum
April 30 - May 13, 2021

To do our part to contribute to the health of safety of the Springfield and Missouri State community, the SEC will not host our traditional First Friday opening receptions.


You can find information about how to enter the 4th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition for Secondary Art Teachers and their Students here.

Previous Exhibitions

View a selection of the Student Exhibition Center's previous exhibitions.

Use the SEC

The Student Exhibition Center is available for exhibitions, art shows, and group meetings.

About the SEC

The historical Student Exhibition Center is part of Missouri State University and managed by the College of Arts and Letters.

Student Exhibition Center (South side)

Location and parking

The Student Exhibition Center is located on Historic Walnut Street, 838 E. Walnut St., at the north end of the Missouri State Springfield campus.

Parking is located on the south side of the building.

SEC gallery hours
Day Hours
Monday 1 - 6 p.m.


2 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 1 - 6 p.m.
Thursday 1 - 6 p.m.


First Friday Art Walk

1 - 6 p.m.

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed

The Student Exhibition Center is closed during university recognized holidays.