Sculpture Walk Springfield launches 2016-17 Exhibition on May 6

May 6, 2016Events, Exhibitions

Twelve new outdoor sculptures have been installed for the 2016-2017 exhibition and starting with the May 2016 First Friday Art Walk and Artsfest. The mission of Sculpture Walk Springfield is to create a museum without walls with access. Public art has proven itself to play a major role in rejuvenating public spaces and local economies … Read More

The Creamery Arts Center

May 14, 2014Creamery Arts Center

The Creamery Arts Center Exhibition Hall is open from Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is also available for rental for special events for corporate, educational, and private groups. In addition to the large open gallery at the center of the building, the Creamery has a smaller exhibition space inside the offices the Springfield … Read More

“Qi” Cloud of Vital Energy installation by Art of Space on May 2nd

April 22, 2014ideaXfactory

During May 2nd First Friday Art Walk, Art of Space collaborating with other groups from Hammons School of Architecture will expand the “Qi” installation in the ideaXfactory. In traditional Chinese culture, qi is the active principal part of every living being — the natural energy or life force, and can be literally translated as “breath” or “air.” This concept … Read More

Morning Song/Evening Song Sound Installation at ideaXfactory

March 20, 2014ideaXfactory, Public Art

April 4th — Evening Song On April 4th from 5:30-6:30 p.m., the ideaXfactory will host a training workshop for Morning Song/Evening Song, a sound installation organized by Gerard Nadeau, professor of architecture at Drury University. The installation will consist of two gatherings of Springfieldians trained to use Audubon bird calls. Kathleen Cowens and Andrew Kinslow … Read More

20th Annual Beaux Arts Ball

March 19, 2014Events, ideaXfactory

The 20th annual Drury Beaux Arts Ball and Charity Art Auction will be held on April 5th at the ideaXfactory in downtown Springfield (351 N. Boonville Ave). Suggested donation for the event is $10. The doors will open at 7:00pm, beginning with the silent auction. The live auction will follow at 8:30pm, with the dance … Read More

New Sculpture Walk at Jubilee Park

January 24, 2014Public Art

The Springfield Sculpture Walk began its inaugural installations in fall of 2013 with eight works by regional and local sculptors in downtown Springfield in Ozarks Jubilee Memorial Park which is adjacent to the Discovery Center and one block east of Park Central Square. With mature landscaping and a meandering path, the acre of green has … Read More

Projections of MLK on historic silos inspire

August 27, 2013ideaXfactory, Public Art

A series of projections spanning 170′ wide historic silos located in downtown IDEA Commons by artist Russ RuBert has inspired the City of Springfield to invite the artist to project images and video on a large canvas that will be installed in Park Central Square for the Unity March and Celebration of the 50th anniversary of … Read More

“Caught My Eye” at the Creamery Arts Center

August 13, 2013Creamery Arts Center, Exhibitions

The second annual invitational “Caught My Eye” exhibition features work by SRAC members selected from the non-juried members show at the Creamery Arts Center earlier this year. Exhibition Dates: Friday, August 2 – Friday, August 30 The featured artists: Mary Alday Amber Dugan Deby Gilley George Milne Meganne Rosen O’Neil Randy Russell Scott Sauer Melissa … Read More

Graffiti and Contemporary Art Panel Discussion

July 3, 2013Artist Talks, ideaXfactory, Public Art

Graffiti and Contemporary Art Panel Discussion led by Nick Nelson, Director of the Springfield Art Museum will be held during the Contemporary Art Street Jam outside the ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville on Friday, July 5 at 8:30 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk. Following an introduction of different movements of street art, graffiti as … Read More

Live Art at Artsfest on May 4-5

April 29, 2013Events, Public Art

New this year, Live Art at Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street will feature several varieties of live art happening! Street Art Murals Large paintings will be created throughout the weekend on the Lemondrop wall which will zig-zag through Walnut Street, just west of the Walnut Street-Hammons Parkway intersection. Watch featured artists including Gary Bedell of … Read More