$700 in cash prizes; NEW poster contest; deadline Sept. 22, 2014
The Art Walk Anniversary Art Contest is underway, and entries are due at the Springfield Regional Arts Council’s Creamery Arts Center by Sept. 22. Open to all artists 18 and older in the southwest Missouri area, this year’s contest will award a total of $700 in cash prizes.
First Friday Art Walk in September is a HUGE event with art, music, demonstrations, tastings and more in 27 participating venues, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 5!
Art Walk welcomes TWO new additions in September: New member European Café, 207 Park Central East, which debuts withFeatured Artist John Fitzgibbon, and new sponsor Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E. St. Louis, which debuts with an Art Installation: Science Meets Art.
The SRAC will host an opening reception for “2,451 miles: Celebrating Route 66” at The Creamery Arts Center during First Friday Art Walk, August 1, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition in honor of the historic Route 66 will be on display until Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
On Friday, August 1, the Springfield Art Museum will join First Friday Art Walk by providing a free shuttle service from the Museum to downtown Springfield. The Museum will extend its hours from 5 PM until 9 PM and provide an ongoing shuttle that will stop at Fresh Gallery and ideaXfactory. “This is a great opportunity to participate in and support First Friday Art Walk even though we are not downtown,” states Museum Director, Nick Nelson. “Any way the Museum can contribute to a strong art community, we are happy to help.” Visitors will be able to park at the Museum
First Friday is right around the corner for August, 2014. At Fresh Gallery, we like to highlight our artists during the First Friday festivities. For August, it is our pleasure to feature Marian Chamberlain and Angel Brame.
The July Art Walk is traditionally a smaller, more intimate affair. Summer is in full swing, the university galleries are on summer break, and a few of our members take time off for family and vacations. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have some amazing artist shows, demonstrations, music and more!
First Friday is right around the corner for July, 2014. At Fresh Gallery, we love the opportunity to feature our very own incredible artists. For July, we are proud to present Linda Passeri and Alan O’Neal.
Art Museum shuttle to connect Springfield’s hottest art destinations!
In June, First Friday Art Walk is partnering with the Springfield Art Museum for a show at The Creative Foundry and shuttle service between the Foundry and the Art Museum, where Watercolor USA holds its opening reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Overall, the June 6 Art Walk features art, live art demonstrations, artist receptions, live music and more in 23 participating venues 6-10 p.m. on First Friday.