A Drury music professor has once again received statewide and national honors for his original compositions. Dr. Carlyle Sharpe was recently announced as winner of both the 2018 Missouri Composers Project competition and an ASCAP Plus Award.
“Once Upon a Terrible Time” is seeking artists of all mediums to create literal and interpretive works inspired by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. We encourage artists to research their favorite fairytale and their original stories as told by the Brothers first in 1812. Any and all submissions welcome through April 14th, 2017.
The Drury on C-Street gallery invites artists to submit work encapsulates the idea of representation, diversity, and how being represented makes you feel. The Representing Reality exhibition will run April 7 to April 31, 2017.
Drury Architecture Professor Nancy Chikaraishi has created “Life Interrupted: Art for Social Change,” a series of art and cultural events exploring the Japanese-American Internment Camps of World War II. Beginning February 2, events include a roundtable discussion with local multicultural leaders, First Friday Art Walk installation with Drury student collaboration, dance workshop and story circle, and a professional dance performance by the renowned CORE Performance Company of Houston and Atlanta.
The popular public art experiment, prominently featured on the Museum’s lawn is set to be disassembled Monday afternoon as part of Drury University’s new student Service Plunge. The outdoor exhibition gallery, made up of murals and graffiti panels, has been continuously changing since its installation in summer of 2015. The House of Art(S) is the second temporary public art collaboration between the Springfield Art Museum and Drury University’s Art of Space, with support provided by the Missouri Arts Council, the Hammons School of Architecture, and Conco.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) awards $17,500 in Arts and Culture Grants to 10 area nonprofit organizations. The recipients will be recognized in a public presentation December 2 at The Creamery Arts Center to kick off First Friday Art Walk (FFAW) at 4:30pm before The Creamery's opening of "$100 and Under" (5:00pm-8:00pm).