Fight November gloom with creativity, color Nov. 11

1 - November 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

Second Saturday features art, holiday shopping, dining and more!

Join 14 First Friday Art Walk galleries on Nov. 11 for Second Saturday: Art Walk’s laid-back, Saturday stroll version of the Walk. Hours are noon-5, but be sure to arrive early for Christmas on Campbell, a holiday shopping kickoff event starting at 10 a.m., and register now for Sip & Paint: Autumn Breeze at Art Inspired, which is also hosting Carole Ogden’s phenomenal one-woman show, Fragments of My Mind. To plan your custom Second Saturday experience, View and Print the November Second Saturday Map


November 2017 Second Saturday Guide

Art Inspired, 230 S. Market, presents Carole Ogden: Fragments of My Mind, a collection of 19 watercolors by the award-winning artist. Also, register now for Art Inspired’s Sip & Paint: Autumn Breeze. The cost is $35 and the event runs noon- 2 p.m. on Second Saturday. (417) 868-8084 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Sat



BookMarx, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents Featured Artist Pete Trepid. Pete Trepid is a private investigator and visual artist. His visual work explores the dirty, bloody guts of humanity he sees on a daily basis while digging up dirt on people for his clients. Everyone has monsters inside and faces them in others outside.


European Café by Sweet Couture, 207 Park Central East, a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy local art and wildly creative edibles. (417) 942-5055 Open 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. F & Sat Note: European Café is a Night Owl Art Walk location: open until 11 p.m.


Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, presents November Featured Artist Carl Huser plus Christmas on Campbell for Second Saturday Nov. 11.

Carl Huser has always had an interest in working with wood, from nailing boards together with his father’s tools to turning complex hollow vessels today. Since retiring – he spent 40 years as a college biology professor – he has had more time to improve his woodworking skills. He is challenged to visualize nature’s art within a piece of wood, find it, and expose it for others to experience.

During Christmas on Campbell, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Second Saturday Nov. 11, Fresh Gallery artists will feature special items for the holidays including handmade and original Christmas ornaments! (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 November. 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. Regular admission applies for Second Saturday. (417) 831-1976


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 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 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat


MSU Brick City Gallery, 215 W. Mill, presents Todd Gray: Pop Geometry for Second Saturday Nov. 11! Todd Gray is a modern day contemporary pop artist. He says, “What I am doing is more or less sampling what great pop artists have sampled in the past … Be it Warhol’s soup cans or Brillo boxes, or Lichtensteins’ cartoons or Indiana’s numbers … I’m using abbreviated and sampled classic images of pop from the past and trying to combine them into new, relevant and recognizable contemporary pop art … Cartoons, Superheroes, hashtags, social media, emojis and so many other things that our modern day culture embrace are all elements of today’s contemporary pop art.”  (417) 836-6794


MSU Student Exhibition Center, 838 E. Walnut St., and the Art Education Program host a Statewide Juried Art Exhibition for secondary school teachers and their students for Second Saturday in November. This exhibition will showcase selected works from teachers and students who represent the talent from all areas of the state. (417) 836-6999


Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps, presents Clouds Full of Nostalgia: The Art of Jared Gillett

Show Statement: “Some of us look back with a sense of longing for simpler times of nostalgia and excitement… Others look forward with awe and wonderment of a future of technology and anticipation with our heads in the clouds. Who we were, who we are and where we will go. This body of work attempts to capture those moments as travel through our lives.”  — Jared Gillett (417) 616-6488


Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, present a new art exhibition, Paintings by Joey Borovicka, in November. (417) 831-1342 Open 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. M-Th and 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. F & Sat Closed Sunday.


Springfield Hot Glass Studio, 314 S. Campbell Ave., a working artist studio, will create ornaments, large and small and holiday blown pieces in Christmas colors for First Friday and will be doing All Christmas, All the Time for Christmas on Campbell during Second Saturday Nov. 11. (417) 868-8181 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 November. (417) 864-4677 Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat


Transformation Gallery & Tattoo, 330 E. Walnut, presents Featured Artist Danielle Hartzler with oil paintings and pen-and-ink drawings. The subject matter is nature-based, composed of mostly flowers and wooded scenes.   “My primary floral subject matter, often intertwined with patterns and with itself, is meant to entice the viewer for its beauty and composition.” Open for First Friday and Second Saturday. (417) 869-2338 Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. T-Sat




Leave a Comment