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.
Bambi Lint was diagnosed with MS in 2001, and had to quit her full time sales job in 2008. "A turning point in my life was occurring and I was determined to make the most of it, but not at the expense of my health."
On Friday, August 24th, during the opening reception of the Springfield Art Museum's biennial Four by Four: 2018 Midwest Invitational Exhibition, juror Jennifer Scanlan will award one of the exhibiting artists $3000.
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.
The Springfield Ballet is excited to announce its upcoming season with two amazing shows: Beauty & the Beast in April, and The Nutcracker in December.
Click here to purchase Season Tickets
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.