ArtBucks now available at Great Southern Bank

Just in time for the gift-giving season, Great Southern Bank's downtown location (331 South Ave, Springfield, MO 65806) will be carrying ARTBUCKS, sold in $25 increments. Art Bucks are spendable vouchers for arts and goods* at Artsfest on Walnut, held this year on May 4 & 5th. 

Artbucks are also available to purchase at The Springfield Regional Arts Council office, located inside The Creamery at 411 N Sherman Parkway. Or you can call Christa at 417-862-2787 to order some. $1 will be added to any mail orders, for shipping & handling. 

Artsfest on Walnut Q&A for Artists

FAQ for Artists

Interested in applying for Artsfest on Walnut (or any other outdoor art festival)? The Springfield Regional Arts Council, along with a panel of pros (including artist Crystal Moody, ArtsFest event coordinator Bethany Bell, and SRAC Director of Marketing, Nicole Chilton), will help answer any questions you may have about how to get started. Bring a lunch and meet us at The Creamery Board Room. 

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Artists, Peformers, Food Vendors and more! Save the Date!

Save the date for Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street: May 4 & 5, 2019. Are you an artist interested in showcasing your work? Or a food vendor wanting to sell your food at the event? Or maybe you want to get the word out about your business or nonprofit to our more than 20,000 attendees. Whatever way you want to participate in our festival, sign up for this email list to be notified as soon as application open for the 2019 show and receive reminders when the application deadline draws near. Thanks for supporting the arts in Southwest Missouri!

Artsfest on Walnut Street grants nearly $5,000 in cash awards to fine artists

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.

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Applications Now Open for Artsfest 2018 on Historic Walnut Street

Applications are now open for Artsfest on Walnut Street, the largest fine arts festival in southwest Missouri. Festival organizers are seeking artists, nonprofits and performers for this year's festival, occurring May 5 and 6. The 2018 festival marks 38 years of strong arts patronage in the Springfield area, supporting artists and art enthusiasts in the Ozarks—and beyond.