Virtual Artsfest 2020

Virtual Artsfest

How to make the most of Virtual Artsfest 2020:

Thank you for supporting the arts! Your $5 ticket directly benefits The Springfield Regional Arts Council and area artists and arts organizations through a relief fund. If you found your way here without a donation, we ask that you please consider donating $5 (or more!) to benefit the arts in Southwest Missouri!

Now settle in and get ready to enjoy the arts...virtually! Scroll through for all the fun ways to celebrate:

Virtual Artsfest 2020


Plus download this PDF of coupons to The Coffee Ethic, Greek Belly, Pineapple Whip and Wickman's Gardens! 

Just added: 15% discount off all sweet products ordered online at Well Street with coupon code Artsfest. Valid through May 10, 2020.


Be entertained

Artsfest on Walnut supports over 80 performers each year, including contemporary music, dance, and big band groups. Check out our PERFORMER PAGE for a list of performers and entertainers to support. This year we have exclusive performances that you can watch on YouTube (click link):


Enjoy these studio tours and process videos from Artsfest artists:


And that's not all!

  • Follow street artist John E Fyv create art in real time! He'll be auctioning off the final painting to help raise money for the arts!
  • Enjoy  SATO48 Films from the recent 48-hour challenge


Virtual Artsfest 2020

Looking for a fun art activity to do? Whether you are a kiddo or child-at-heart, we have a few fun options for you!

  • Nature Art! Get outside and enjoy these nature-inspired activities, created in collaboration with the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department
  • Educational Art Kits - Inspired by various art movements, these fun downloads give you examples and step-by-step instructions on creating your own masterpieces.
  • Be an Art Hero with these five easy and fun activities. Bonus: Completing them earns you free admission to our September mega event!
  • Learn to Art Journal with Nicole Chilton (Facebook Video)
  • Portrait Drawing with Rachel Johnson (Facebook Video)
  • Spring Bunny Painting with Avery Parrish (Facebook Video)


Virtual Arts Fest

Springfield area arts organizations help create a vibrant and wonderful community! A portion of your Virtual Artfest donation will go into an arts relief fund for area artists and arts organizations, on an application basis. If there's an organization you'd like to support directly as well, we encourage you to visit their sites and learn to contribute your time, expertise, or money! Our Creamery Arts Center partners include:


And SRAC Arts Organization Members include:

  • A Class Act Productions
  • Actor's Theatre of Missouri
  • Boy's Choir of Springfield
  • Branson Regional Arts Council 
  • Care to Learn
  • Community Foundation of the Ozarks
  • Compass Rose
  • Conservatory of the Ozarks
  • DC Unlimited Cosplay
  • Downtown Springfield Association
  • The Discovery Center Springfield
  • Eminence Area Arts Council
  • Film and Media Alliance of Springfield
  • Fresh Gallery
  • Friends of the Garden
  • The Gillioz
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Girl's Choir of Springfield
  • Harvest House Creation Space
  • Missouri State University College of Arts & Letters
  • Missouri Writer's Hall of Fame
  • Moon City Creative District
  • Mom's Demand Action
  • Moxie Cinema
  • Mt. Vernon Regional Arts Council
  • Nature Education Art Trails
  • Plotline Films
  • Queen City Voices
  • Rice Theatricals
  • River Pretty Writer's Retreat
  • SAI
  • SATO48
  • Seymour Area Arts Council
  • Shell Knob in the Spotlight
  • Southwest Missouri Museum Associates
  • The Springfield Art Museum
  • Springfield Contemporary Theatre
  • Springfield Convention and Visitor's Bureau
  • Springfield Dance Alliance
  • Springfield Fiber Artists
  • Springfield Public Schools
  • Springfield Writer's Guild
  • Studio 55
  • SWMO Art & Craft Guild
  • SWMO Camera Club
  • Taneycomo Festival Orchestra
  • U.School
  • Visual Artist Alliance of Springfield
  • Waverly House Gifts


Springfield Arts thank you

From the bottom of our heARTS, the Springfield Regional Arts Council wants to thank you for your support! Don't forget to upload the "Virtual Artsfest" frame for your Facebook profile picture (on your on profile, update your profile picture, "add frame" and search for Virtual Artsfest), share your favorite pieces of art on social media, encourage your friends and families to do something artsy during this crazy time. 

Yours in the arts,

The SRAC Staff

Leslie, Rachel, Nicole, Avery, Krista & Christa