Enjoy shows at 21 Art Walk locations Aug. 5!

Note: We had two late breaking changes to this month’s lineup. Springfield Hot Glass Studio will be closed for Art Walk as their furnace is down, and Bruno’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar will participate with an exciting new show focused on 417 Design Award Winners.   It’s hard to believe, but a new school […]

1 - July 26, 2016

Kick off your July 4th Weekend with Art Walk!

First Friday Art Walk invites you to kick off the July 4th Weekend with a burst of color and creativity 6-10 p.m. Friday July 1!  We have a wide variety of shows and experiences for you, from Watercolor USA at the Art Museum – open late for First Friday! – to new artist displays, receptions, […]

1 - June 22, 2016

First Friday in June features Chalk Walk, shuttle to Watercolor USA 2016 opening  

First Friday Art Walk in June, 6-10 p.m. June 3, features our 2nd Annual Chalk Walk, exciting new artist shows, live music, artist receptions, a shuttle between downtown and Springfield Art Museum, and the Watercolor USA 2016 Opening at SAM. To plan your custom Art Walk experience, View and Print the June 2016 Art Walk […]

1 - May 24, 2016

Pumpkin Party, Anniversary Celebrations, Pure Enjoyment, Night of Unity converge Oct. 3

As fall paints the Ozarks landscape with gorgeous autumn color, so too does First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy a brilliant harvest of interactive art experiences, contests, celebrations, tastings, live music and more, 6-10 p.m. Friday Oct. 3 in 27 participating art venues! We have a brand new addition with The U @ Springfield, across from […]

1 - September 19, 2014

From Biotechnology to Animal Artists, Aug. 1 Art Walk breaks new ground in 19 participating venues

First Friday Art Walk in August features some amazing art juxtapositions! Biotechnology meets art in The Tea House at ideaXfactory; VHS images contrast with the “era of high-definition obsession” in Video Daze: A Celebration of the Poor Image at Arts & Letters; visual art and word art combine in Michelle Swift’s The Weapon is Will […]

1 - July 22, 2014

First Friday Art Walk meets Watercolor USA on June 6!

In June, First Friday Art Walk is partnering with the Springfield Art Museum for a show at The Creative Foundry and shuttle service between the Foundry and the Art Museum, where Watercolor USA holds its opening reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m.   Overall, the June 6 Art Walk features art, live art demonstrations, artist receptions, live music […]

1 - May 28, 2014

July Walk features Art Walk Live, free shuttle from UP, fantastic photogs & more in 24 art venues

The sun is hot but the art is cool in downtown Springfield in July. Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. July 6 for live art, music, food and a few surprises in 24 participating venues. View the July 2012 First Friday Art Walk Map for details and to map your route! View the July […]

1 - June 22, 2012

First Friday is March 7

The March 7 First Friday Art Walk, 6-10 p.m. in the Downtown Arts District, includes live art demonstrations in painting, sculpting and glass blowing, live music, including vignettes from Cosi fan tutte at Hyde Gallery, opening receptions, affordable child care, the Self Employment in the Arts conference and a shuttle bus between downtown, Drury Pool Art Center […]

1 - February 28, 2008

First Friday is March 7

The March 7 First Friday Art Walk, 6-10 p.m. in the Downtown Arts District, includes live art demonstrations in painting, sculpting and glass blowing, live music, including vignettes from Cosi fan tutte at Hyde Gallery, opening receptions, affordable child care, the Self Employment in the Arts conference and a shuttle bus between downtown, Drury Pool Art Center […]

1 - February 28, 2008