July 3, 2015
6 to 10 p.m.
Downtown Springfield Missouri
In This Issue
July 3 First Friday Art Walk 
Join us for Art in 15 participating Art Walk venues

     The July 3 Art Walk kicks off the July 4th weekend with new artist exhibits, live demonstrations, live music, tastings, hands-on art activities and more in 15 participating venues, 6-10 p.m. 


     The Springfield Art Museum offers you a free shuttle ride between the Museum and Art Walk 6-9 p.m. 


     Get all the details, plus full-color photos and our printed map including shuttle stops, in Art Walk News, our print newsletter, available at any official Art Walk location!


     Finally, don't forget Second Saturday July 11. This month we have something brand new: a Chalk Walk, with awesome sidewalk chalk art and hands-on art for all ages!

Springfield Hot Glass Studio invites  you to Live Demonstrations of the Glassblower's Art during the July 3 Art Walk. A working hot glass studio/gallery with facilities for furnace, torch and kiln work, Springfield Hot Glass offers live demonstrations on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and First Fridays! 

Springfield Police Museum at The Calaboose, 409 W. McDaniel, is open to the public during First Friday Art Walk! The Calaboose, Springfield's original jail, was built in 1891 and used until the 1940s. The historic display covers a wide variety of fascinating crimes, lawmen and relics of law enforcement past. 

Springfield Pottery, a fine craft studio,  presents  fine craft by over 45 local, regional and national artists. Open for First Friday and Second Saturday.

Transformation Gallery & Tattoo is a venue for Original Fine Artwork by Gabe Tenneson and Austin Evans. Open for First Friday and Second Saturday. 


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Art Inspired presents  Featured Artist Carrie Workman for First Friday and Second Saturday in July.

Arts & Letters presents   A Show of Hands: New Paintings from Christie Snelson, plus a Musical Performance by Kristi Meredith and the debut of a new line of fashions by award-winning designer LaWanda Rose. Also, don't miss out on chalk art and activities at Arts & Letters during Second Saturday July 11!

presents July Featured Artist Will Knauer.  From the artist: "These paintings predominantly feature locations and moments I witnessed in Japan over the past few years.  They seemed too beautiful to keep to myself and I thought an art show would be a great way to share them with everyone." 

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European Cafe by Sweet Couture  a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy its regular displays of local art and wildly creative edibles. 

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Fresh Gallery presents a trio of artists in July! Enjoy the work of Fresh Featured Artists Marian Chamberlain and Linda Passeri, plus Guest Artist Nancy Dornan during First Friday and Second Saturday in July. Fresh is also a Second Saturday Chalk Walk destination for chalk art and activities July 11!


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The History Museum on the Square at the Fox Theatre, 157 Park Central Square, presents a high-octane exhibit for First Friday Art Walk and Second Saturday in July: Start Your Engines: A Century of Motor Racing in the Ozarks


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IdeaXFactory celebrates the July First Friday Art Walk with  Yarnbombing, plus enjoy hands-on chalk art activities at ideaXfactory noon.-5 p.m July 11 with our first ever Second Saturday Chalk Walk


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 Park Central Branch Library invites you to enjoy its display of Pen and Ink Drawings by Eric Ray, and at 6 p.m., learn how to use string to creatively embroider standard headphones to keep them from getting tangled. String will be provided, bring your own ear buds. Looking ahead to Second Saturday July 11, the library presents Natural Soap Making 2-3:30 p.m. for age 12 and older. The Library will also host original sidewalk chalk art July 11.


 Springfield Art Museum 1111 E. Brookside Drive, a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy its ongoing exhibits including Watercolor USA and offers you a FREE ride to and from Art Walk on the SAM shuttle 6-9 p.m. Park at the museum, catch a ride to Art Walk, and enjoy the best that creative Springfield has to offer! 


Springfield Brewing Company

Qdoba Mexican Grill presents Featured Artist Cynde White in July.




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Springfield Brewing Company presents Featured Artist Sean Tice and Live Music by Ryan Spilken for First Friday Art Walk in July!


Springfield Art Museum

Springfield Regional Arts Council 


European Cafe by Sweet Couture

Hotel Vandivort
Downtown Springfield CID
Systematic Savings Bank
See you downtown!
Clarissa French
Art Walk Communications Director