PechaKucha Night vol. 8 on Nov. 3

October 29, 2012PechaKucha

How does Art of Space use 1200 lbs. of plastic to make art? Why is the Springfield Police Department talking about environmental design? What inspires the new director of the Art Museum? What is it like to work at the London Olympics or a sake brewery in Japan? All this and more will be topics … Read More

LemonDrop presents: Spelling Bee for Cheaters

October 12, 2012Events

Spell. Socialize. Swindle. Yes, swindle for community betterment, so that LemonDrop can continue nurturing creative culture, promoting artists, enabling art and facilitating compensation for inspiring work. Enjoy a silent auction full of local artwork, hor d’oeurves and a cash bar, too! 7–9:30 pm on Saturday November, 10 at LemonDrop, 416 W. Commercial St.

PechaKucha #8 call for Presenters

October 9, 2012Call for Artists

Update: We have filled the program for November 3. If you are interested in presenting, please attend #8 and tell us what you’re like to present for #9. We have three six great presenters confirmed for PechaKucha Night Vol.8 on November 3rd and looking for just a couple more. If you have images and something … Read More

Art in Sequiota Park on Oct. 13-14

October 9, 2012Events, Visual Arts

Fine Art and Contemporary Craft Show & Sale presented by Southwest Missouri Art and Craft Guild at Sequiota Park, 3500 South Lone Pine, Springfield, Missouri. Saturday-Sunday, October 13-14, 2012 – 10 am – 4:30 pm 1 mile south of East Battlefield, between 65 Hwy. and Glenstone Ave. Admission is free! For more information: Home 417-689-4536

iPhoneography with Elise Ellis presented by OTC

September 27, 2012Events, Workshops

“iPhoneography with Elise Ellis” guest lecture artist and workshop event Saturday, October 20, 9:00am~12:00pm Gillioz Theater, 325 Park Central East, Springfield, MO Admission: $5.00, Pay at the door, benefitting the Historic Gillioz Theater What to bring: Your smart device: iPhone, iPod, iPad, Tablet, Droid Walking shoes and Your imagination!

Creature Double Feature! call for artists

September 26, 2012Call for Artists, Events, Exhibitions, Visual Arts

LemonDrop and SquidFoo present a Creature Double Feature during First Friday in October! Local artists, artisans, creature fanatics and inventors are invited to submit work for a show composed of drawings, paintings, illustrations, fiber art, sculptures, digital artwork, videos, photography, collages and costumes created by local artists to represent things that go bump in the … Read More

Roundtables for Arts and Culture Organizations Meets in September

September 25, 2012Events

To continue arts and culture initiatives started by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ Arts Programming Sustainability Initiative (APSI), the Springfield Regional Arts Council hosted its first quarterly Round Table on September 25 for arts/culture organizations and area university/college arts departments to network, share current programs/events and discuss topics pertaining to the broader cultural community.

Japanese Fall Festival features Traditional Lion Dance

September 7, 2012Events, Performing Arts

Celebrate the beginning of fall at the 17th annual Japanese Fall Festival this weekend September 7-9, 2012 in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. This year’s features include Shi-Shi-Mai (Lion Dance) performances, a professional Japanese storyteller, the Osuwa Taiko Drummers, Japanese top spinning, martial arts, tea ceremony, … Read More