First Friday Art Walk is for lovers in February

February always evokes thoughts of love, romance and Valentine’s Day, and Art Walk is for lovers this month! Join us 6-10 p.m. Feb. 1 to experience love of the wild with Dean Curtis’ amazing Wild Horses of Shannon County at Social on Patton. Share the love, and support arts education, with the Hearts for the […]

1 - January 23, 2019

Art Walk ushers in 2019 in 16 locations on Jan. 4

Get a creative start to your New Year Jan. 4 with First Friday Art Walk. The January Walk is always an intimate affair. With the university-sponsored galleries on winter break, plan on a cozy little Art Walk in 16 participating locations. Don’t miss the Art Walk debut of Afromationpottery at Beyond Studio, the immersive sculpture […]

1 - December 29, 2018

October Art Walk features phenomenal exhibitions  

First Friday Art Walk offers an amazing array of art and activities on Oct. 5. Along with new sponsor Social on Patton making its Art Walk debut, The eFactory joins us for an October exclusive Open House event. Don’t miss favorite annual shows Pure Enjoyment at The Creamery and the Art Walk Anniversary Art Contest […]

1 - September 26, 2018

August Walk includes 2 new locations, college shows

First Friday Art Walk is proud to announce new locations, new artists and new art for the Aug. 3 Walk. Come downtown from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 3 for original art, live music, Metamorphosis, zines, artist studios, live painting, Comixploration, live fashion, amazing photography, Chaos & Control and much more in 24 participating locations. […]

1 - July 24, 2018

June Art Walk strolls into summer in 22 locations

Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on June 1 for an exciting evening of art, music and more in 22 participating locations! View the June 2018 Art Walk Newsletter  to plan your custom Art Walk experience! Don’t miss the annual Chalk Arts Festival with Foster Adopt Connect at ideaXfactory, the SRAC Members Show, plus […]

1 - May 22, 2018

November Art Walk packed with exciting events

Tour of the Globe, Caught My Eye, Pop Geometry, DWNTWN debut & more   Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 3 for original art, artist receptions, live music, history, mystery and more in 21 participating locations. To plan your custom Art Walk experience, View and Print the November 2017 Art Walk Map. […]

1 - October 24, 2017

Aug. 12 Second Saturday features 13 locations, Route 66 Fest

Join a baker’s dozen of First Friday Art Walk locations for Second Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Aug. 12. Second Saturday is a laidback, Saturday afternoon stroll version of the Art Walk for all ages. Enjoy art at BookMarx, European Café, Fresh Gallery, Hotel Vandivort, Millet and Hammer, Obelisk Home, Park Central Branch Library, Springfield Art Museum, […]

1 - August 10, 2017

May 5 Walk features 27+ locations, Art Museum shuttle

Art Walk welcomes new member Millet & Hammer; plus return of Bruno’s, Springfield Police Museum & Systematic Savings Bank   Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on May 5 for original art, live local music, new and returning Art Walk locations, live art demonstrations, arts performances, local history, free Art Walk-Art Museum shuttle and […]

1 - April 26, 2017

Oct. 7 Art Walk reaps rich harvest of creativity

October arrives on a wave of changing leaves, cooling temperatures and amazing ART! Join First Friday Art Walk members for original art, live art demonstrations, live music, the Art Walk Anniversary Art Contest Exhibition and much more 6-10 p.m. in 26 participating galleries. To plan your custom Art Walk experience, View and print the Oct. […]

1 - September 27, 2016

University galleries return to Walk Sept. 2

Come and  kick off your Labor Day Weekend with Art Walk!  In September, we welcome back our five college-sponsored galleries for the fall semester and feature a brilliant array of local, national and international art in 27 participating locations. It all happens 6-10 p.m. Friday Sept. 2 (but keep an eye out for our Early Bird and Night Owl […]

1 - August 24, 2016