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Artsfest for Kids

Kid's Art Zone

Presented by McDonalds®Artsfest Kid's Art Zone presented by McDonalds

Worried the kids will be bored at Artsfest? Not a chance! The Kid’s Art Zone is packed full of activities for kid’s of all ages.

Join us this year as we host a brand-new feature kids activity. All you need is imagination to give your project new life!

School's Out Workshop: Heroes & Villains

Good vs. Evil...the timeless theme! Come dressed as your favorite hero...or villain! We'll enjoy some friendly competition as the heroes and villains battle it out to see who's the champion of SLT. We'll also explore some great pieces of theatre from the good guys and the bad guys. Sometime the bad guy has the best song in the show!

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Landers Theatre

School's Out Workshop: Heroes & Villians

Good vs. Evil ...the timeless theme! Come dressed as your favorite hero...or villain! We'll enjoy some friendly competition as the heroes and villains battle it out to see who's the champion of SLT. We'll also explore some great pieces of theatre from the good guys and the bad guys. Sometime the bad guy has the best song in the show!

Venue tags
Landers Theatre

Odd Squad Live

An all-new "oddly fun" live musical adventure and a large-scale cast of amazingly lifelike dinosaur puppets will take the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall, on the campus of Missouri State University, in February and April 2017, as a part of the David B. McQueary Family Theatre series at the Hall. ODD SQUAD LIVE!, based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids series, is an interactive, laugh-out-loud adventure where young audience members get to use their math, problem-solving and collaboration skills to help solve a seriously strange case.

Venue tags
Juanita K. Hammons Hall

Odd Squad Live

An all-new "oddly fun" live musical adventure and a large-scale cast of amazingly lifelike dinosaur puppets will take the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall, on the campus of Missouri State University, in February and April 2017, as a part of the David B. McQueary Family Theatre series at the Hall. ODD SQUAD LIVE!, based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids series, is an interactive, laugh-out-loud adventure where young audience members get to use their math, problem-solving and collaboration skills to help solve a seriously strange case.

Venue tags
Juanita K. Hammons Hall

Pre-K Make Your Mark!

March 31, April 7, April 14 at Springfield Art Museum
at 10:30am or 11:00am
Bring your littlest artist for some hands-on fun! Each week, you and your child can make your mark using a variety of tools and materials in an exploratory open-studio setting. Drop in once or come every week! These sessions are designed for kids ages 3-5 with a caregiver.  These open studios are free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Register here:

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Springfield Art Museum

Dinosaur Zoo Live

Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia. You'll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures, presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.

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Juanita K. Hammons Hall