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

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

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

Sculpture Walk Public Forum

January 19, 2013Events, Public Art, Visual Arts

The Springfield Art Museum, in partnership with the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Urban Districts Alliance and Springfield Public Works, will host a public forum to develop concept plans for a potential sculpture walk program. The purpose of the sculpture walk will be to promote public art in Springfield, enhance the pedestrian experience and link major … 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.

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.