Beautiful weather, amazing art mark Second Saturday Sept. 9
Join 14 First Friday Art Walk locations for Second Saturday Sept. 9. This month’s event begins early with Fresh Gallery’s Fresh Views of Downtown Plein Air Painting Event 9-11 a.m. event with artists painting downtown scenes live, and a Fresh Views reception 2-4 p.m. Don’t miss the outstanding shows at MSU’s Brick City and Student Exhibition Center galleries, and the amazing interstellar vistas of Perspectives: The Art of Christie Snelson at Obelisk Home.
Brick City puts focus on Cairo, Illinois and Parisa Tashakori
MSU Brick City Gallery starts a new semester with two exhibitions. Cairo, Illinois, immortalized in photos and copper enamel by Gwen Walstrand and Sarah Perkins, and Parisa Tashakori: Graphic Design.
Fresh Gallery features Alan O’Neal, Fresh Views in September
Fresh Gallery presents September Featured Artist Alan O’Neal, a retired engineer turned photographer and digital artist, plus Fresh Views of Downtown an exhibit inspired by downtown Springfield. Start your Second Saturday early with the Fresh Views of Downtown Plein Air Painting Event 9-11 a.m. and Fresh Views Second Saturday Reception 2-4.
MSU Student Exhibition Center welcomes visiting artist
MSU Student Exhibition Center presents Visiting Artist Miodrag Bata Knezevic of Belgrade, Serbia in September.
At Obelisk Home: Perspectives: The Art of Christie Snelson
Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building presents Perspectives: The Art of Christie Snelson in September featuring amazing spaces capes inspired by images from the Hubble telescope.
Oil Paintings at Transformation Gallery & Tattoo
Transformation Gallery & Tattoo presents Oil Paintings by Gabriel Tenneson in September.
September 2017 Second Saturday Guide
BookMarx, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents Featured Artist Dean Treadwelll with Lucid Memeing: Art of the Meme in September. www.facebook.com/bookmarxbooks
European Café by Sweet Couture, 207 Park Central East, a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy local art and wildly creative edibles.
www.417EuropeanCafe.com (417) 942-5055 Open 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. F & Sat
Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, presents September Featured Artist Alan O’Neal, a retired engineer turned photographer and digital artist, plus Fresh Views of Downtown an exhibit inspired by downtown Springfield. Also, join Fresh for Second Saturday Sept. 9 with a live, two-hour plein air event starting at 9 a.m. and Fresh Views Second Saturday Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. (417) 862-9300 Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. during Art Walk
The History Museum on the Square at the Fox Theatre, 157 Park Central Square, presents Memories of the Mother Road – Birthplace of Route 66 in September. Travel back in time on iconic Route 66 and learn about the places that put Springfield on the map. View gas pumps and neon signs and hear the music that recalls the original hamburger drive-in on the Mother Road. Free Museum night during Art Walk. (417) 831-1976 www.historymuseumonthesquare.org
Hotel Vandivort, 305 E. Walnut St., a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to experience its unique atmosphere, original artworks and upscale dining at The Order. Open for First Friday and Second Saturday (417) 832-1515 www.hotelvandivort.com Note: Hotel Vandivort is an Early Bird and a Night Owl Art Walk location: Open 24-7-365
Millet and Hammer, 405-407 N. Boonville Ave., a collaborative studio and purveyor of locally made furniture and home décor, invites you to experience the new work its members have created for the month and the exciting projects in which they are involved. (417) 413-3817 www.milletandhammer.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
MSU Brick City Gallery, 215 W. Mill, starts a new semester with two exhibitions. In the East Gallery, enjoy Cairo, Illinois, immortalized in photos and copper enamel by Gwen Walstrand and Sarah Perkins. In the West Gallery, experience Parisa Tashakori: Graphic Design. (417) 836-6794
MSU Student Exhibition Center, 838 E. Walnut St., presents Visiting Artist: Miodrag Bata Knezevic of Belgrade, Serbia. Enjoy his work for First Friday and Second Saturday in September. (417) 836-6999 www.sec.misssouristate.edu
Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps, presents Perspectives: The Art of Christie Snelson in September. Take an interstellar trip with artist Christie Snelson in these original paintings inspired by images from the Hubble telescope. (417) 616-6488 www.obeliskhome.com
Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, presents Recovering the Classics on display. (417) 831-1342 http://facebook.com/thelibrary.org Open 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. M-Th and 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. F & Sat Closed Sunday.
Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive, a proud Art Walk sponsor, a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy its newest exhibit, Veterans’ Views, along with Water: The Artist’s Essential Element featuring water media works from the Museum’s collection.
Veterans’ Views is a moving juried photography exhibition highlighting 60 images taken by members of our nation’s armed services. Forty veterans representing the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Army Reserve, National Guard, and the Army Corps of Engineers from 12 states are featured in this exhibit that honors tours of service from 1946 to 2017. This exhibit includes a slate of free public programs, and a “Veterans Family Tree” where patrons can photocopy and post pictures of service members. Presented by the Art Museum and Drury University. (417) 837-5700
Springfield Hot Glass Studio, 314 S. Campbell Ave., a working artist studio, presents Autumn in Hot Glass for First Friday in September! Live demonstrations on First Friday and Second Saturday. (417) 868-8181 www.springfieldhotglass.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Springfield Pottery, 416 S. Campbell Ave., is a fine craft gallery and community clay center that not only produces a range of amazing ceramics, but also features examples of Fine Craft by over 45 Local, Regional and National Artists. Springfield Pottery welcomes you to First Friday and Second Saturday in September. (417) 864-4677 www.springfieldpottery.com Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Transformation Gallery & Tattoo, 330 E. Walnut, presents Oil Paintings by Gabriel Tenneson in September. (417) 869-2338 www.transformationgallery.com Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. T-Sat