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

SRAC Announces New Executive Director

November 22, 2013Creamery Arts Center

Leslie Forrester will join the Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) on Monday, December 2, 2013. She currently works for the Missouri Arts Council (MAC) in St. Louis where she has been a program specialist since October 2011. She has overseen the Community Arts Programs and managed MAC’s touring programs to gain a strong statewide perspective … Read More

Pop Art Remix – call for artists

November 19, 2013Call for Artists, Creamery Arts Center

“Pop Art Remix,” will be the theme of the Creamery Exhibition Hall show in December, and SRAC invites local and regional artists to submit work that explores pop culture and current events. The late 1950’s pop art movement drew heavily upon popular culture and American iconography, and gave rise to artists such as Andy Warhol, … 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