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First Friday Art Walk

Call for Artists - The First Friday Art Walk Poster Art Contest

Deadline: December 8

See attached PDF for details.

First Friday in November features Mosaic Marathon, hot wax painting, Friday Night Ink & Tour of the Globe!

Ballet in the yogurt aisle, the convergence of literature and fine art, Wingapalooza’s Friday Night Ink, a printmaking revival, Tour of the Globe, LIVE encaustic painting, Sarajevo 100, Art by Michael Parkes and soooo much more make First Friday Art Walk THE place to be in November! Join us 6-10 p.m. Nov. 7 in 29 participating venues for stunning local, national and international art, tastings, live demonstrations, live music and more.


November Highlights include:

Fresh Gallery to feature dianne baum and Carl Huser for the month of November

First Friday for November is on the 7th and Fresh Gallery has some incredible art to feature.  This month, it is our pleasure to feature dianne baum and Carl Huser.

Springfield Regional Arts Council announces call for print, book, and paper artists

Deadline: November 4

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.

Families, community leaders, and alternative artists come together for an unconventional celebration of Springfield art

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.

Art and science converge at the 7th annual "Pure Enjoyment" exhibit

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.

Pumpkin Party, Anniversary Celebrations, Pure Enjoyment, Night of Unity converge in Oct. 3 Art Walk

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:

SRAC presents “Caught My Eye” Exhibit, featuring the best of the SRAC Members Show

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.

Springfield Art Museum Continues First Friday Art Walk Shuttle!

Extended Hours & downtown Shuttle for First Friday Art Walk

Friday, September 5, 2014

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

(Last shuttle leaves downtown at 9 PM)

Sept. 5 Art Walk adds European Café, Discovery Center, celebrates return of university galleries

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 with Featured Artist John Fitzgibbon, and new sponsor Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E. St. Louis, which debuts with an Art Installation: Science Meets Art.

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