The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is pleased to announce an exhibition showcasing hand produced prints, paper, books, monotypes, relief prints, and zines during the month of November. Bringing together local and regional print artists, as well as artists from local colleges and universities, the show entitled “Reconstructing the Ideas of Printmaking” will demonstrate printing in the original format, with a press, and by hand.
The second annual Nocturnal Bloom brought Park Central Square to life on Friday, September 5, 2014. An estimated 1200 people were attracted to the family-friendly presentation of area alternative arts – which aren’t typically so accessible in Springfield.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) in cooperation with Arts Rolla announces the return of "Pure Enjoyment," a juried exhibition sponsored by Brewer Science. The exhibition will take place at The Creamery Arts Center from October 3-30, 2014. Brewer Science will host a reception at The Creamery for the artists, guests, and public during First Friday Art Walk on October 3 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
As fall paints the Ozarks landscape with gorgeous autumn color, so too does First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy a brilliant harvest of interactive art experiences, contests, celebrations, tastings, live music and more, 6-10 p.m. Friday Oct. 3 in 27 participating art venues!
We’re thrilled to announce that the Springfield Art Museum will again offer shuttle service between the Museum and Art Walk, with stops at Fresh Gallery and ideaXfactory. We also have a number of special annual events in October:
The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will open “Caught My Eye”, the third annual member invitational exhibit on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a First Friday Art Walk reception, 6-9pm. The show will be on display at The Creamery Arts Center through September 26, 2014, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
Each year, the Springfield Regional Arts Council selects a group of exceptional artists from the Members Show to present a larger sample of their individual artistic vision. This year's exhibition of “Caught My Eye” will feature artwork from six exceptionally talented artists.
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.
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
Our mission is to transform lives and enrich the community through the arts.
Financial assistance for the Springfield Regional Arts Council is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. SRAC is also supported by its partner — the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.