The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will co-host three facilitated conversations that combine art, music, and poetry with ‘red flag’ issues as identified in the Springfield – Greene County Community Focus Report, including poverty, LGBTQ, and race. Each concert will be held at a different community center in Springfield, and feature live music and thought-provoking conversations.
Fresh Gallery Artist Alicia Farris has had an award-winning year!
Springfield Jazz Festival
Saturday, September 29, 2017
Park Central Area - FREE!
Music becomes impulse for local artists
written by ed peaco
At different points in their careers, Picasso and Braque used musical instruments as subject matter for their still-life works. For Mondrian and Pollock, music seemed to be a catalyst for creating something new and energetic.
Using classical and popular music, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra will explore big issues about life and death, fate and destiny, are and inspiration, and love and marriage. Composers and artists have grappled with these topics through the centuries, and offered their answers in powerful, fascinating, and thought-provoking works.
Artsfest on Walnut Street, southwest Missouri’s largest fine arts festival, kicked off on Saturday, May 5. The first day of the event drew thousands of patrons who enjoyed an extensive art selection, performances from musicians and dancers on six stages, food from more than a dozen vendors and a variety of family-friendly activities.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is looking for 3D and sculpture artists to submit their work to be part of the Corporate Art Program: Structure Gallery. Artworks of interest include but are not limited to: glass, ceramics, metals, wood, and mixed media which can be functional or fine art decorative pieces.