More Opportunities for Educators

Group Tours

Free guided tours of Juanita K. Hammons Hall are available to school and community groups. Sessions last approximately one hour and include a tour of both the front-of-house and backstage areas. Tours must be scheduled in advance, and are generally not available on performance days. For more information, contact the Hall’s Events Coordinator at 417-836-6776.

Art Exhibits

Throughout the school year, monthly exhibits from the Visual Artist Alliance of Springfield and Springfield R-12 high schools are open for public viewing during box office hours, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.

Evening and Weekend Events

For a complete list of Hammons Hall events, check out our Upcoming Show Listing.

Group discounts are available for many evening and weekend events – call the Group Sales coordinator at 417-836-8468 or visit our Group Sales page for more information.

Introduction to the Performance

Join members of our local arts community for this series of pre-show talks, as they offer insights into the stories, cultures and creative processes that shape this season’s performances. Sessions are scheduled 45 minutes prior to selected events; please visit the individual show pages on our website for detailed information.

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The Children's Ticket Fund

The Children’s Ticket Fund assists area children’s charities and Title I schools with the cost of tickets for children to attend live performing arts events at Hammons Hall. Assistance is based on available funds, and may be requested for students eligible for their school’s free and reduced lunch program. For more information and an application, contact Anjanette Nowell at 417-836-5711.

ARTSEDGE Program

This interactive online resource from the Kennedy Center offers free, standards-based materials to help support teaching and learning in, through and about the arts. Visit the ARTSEDGE site for more ways to TEACH – CONNECT – EXPLORE.