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Dean Mitchell

November 6 - December 31, 2021

Please join us Saturday December 4, 2021 at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum to meet the artist, Dean Mitchell. We are honored to once again host the work of this remarkable artist. Dean's art will be on display at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum November 6 - December 31, 2021. 

Dean's first solo exhibit was at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum in Poplar Bluff, MO. Since then he has gained national and international acclaim. His works are in the St. Louis Art Museum, The Nelson-Atkins and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, both in Kansas City, the Phoenix ARt Museum, and countless galleries and private collections across the country.


Exhibit sponsored by Commerce Bank.

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Annual Cork & Fork Art Festival

October 23, 2021

Please join us for our annual fundraising event to benefit the Margaret Harwell Art Museum.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 AT 6 PM – 9 PM. Tickets are available at Whitworth’s Gift Chest Jewelry and Margaret Harwell Art Museum.

Friends: $30/per person. •  Non-Friends: $35/per person.

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68th Annual Artists' Guild
Regional Juried Art Exhibit

October 3-31, 2021

This year, the exhibit will be held in October. It’s a month earlier than last year so get your pictures framed and ready for hanging. The opening date and reception/award presentation is Sunday, October 3rd, from 1:00 till 4:00 p.m. the exhibit will run through Sunday, October 31st.

Take-in day will be Saturday, September 25, from 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum. Entries will be accepted prior to that date starting immediately, during regular museum hours. 

For only $25.00, artists may enter up to three works of art in eight categories. They are: Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastels, Mixed Media, 3-Dimensional, Fiber, and Graphic Arts. And this will also pay for your membership to the Poplar Bluff Artist Guild.

There will be ribbons and cash prizes: $200.00 Best-in-Show, $50.00, $25.00, and $15.00 for First Second, and Third in all eight categories.

As always, this prestigious event is sponsored by Commerce Bank, with additional funding by the Missouri Arts Council (MAC), a state agency.

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Ralph Freer & Mack Warren

July 2-25, 2021

Mack retired after his teaching career brought him to Three Rivers. He’s won numerous awards for his paintings, sculptures and photography. Mack has a gallery on Misty Lake Drive. He is also a musician, and a veteran, who played trumpet in the 62nd Army Band.

Ralph grew up in this area, then spent many years in Key West FL. He won first place at the 1996 Old Island Days Festival there and has won numerous awards since. His work is in collection in Germany, Canada as well as the US. His “Bobby Soxer” sculpture graces the Friends Sculpture Garden at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum. Ralph owns the Flying F Art Gallery on the old family farm 8740 Highway W, in the old family Country store.



Free Admission

Tue: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Wed: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Thu: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Fri: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm - 4:00pm