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.
Interested in participating in your first outdoor art festival but unsure how to get started? We chatted with Crystal Moody, a professional artist working in Springfield, about her journey as an Artsfest artist.
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.
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, 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.