Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 03:04 am
As a tide of "getting back to our roots" sweeps the country, woodcarving is gaining in popularity. The phenomenon will be in evidence this weekend at the 14th annual Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 03:54 pm
One of the longest-lasting galleries in Springfield evolved not from dreams of framed immortality but from the desire to put down roots in a relatively small Illinois community. Art Concepts is...
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004 03:18 pm
In a wonderful case of serendipity, we get to enjoy the artistry of Georges Seurat in two media: a major exhibition in Chicago and an upcoming Springfield production of Stephen Sondheim's A Sun...
Thursday, July 22, 2004 02:26 am
Passersby can't help but notice the vibrantly decorated furniture and vivid display windows. Colors of every shade and objects of every shape draw visitors to the violet building on Sixth Stree...
Thursday, July 8, 2004 09:02 pm
Since moving in January from its location on North Fifth Street to the Hoogland Center for the Arts, the Prairie Art Alliance has acquired more than a vastly improved venue for its gallery and ...
Thursday, May 20, 2004 12:37 am
Hot on the heels of last weekend's Old Capitol Art Fair comes another Springfield art show. And this one couldn't be more different. Local artists, loosely banded together under the banner of Mani...
Thursday, May 13, 2004 05:47 am
In 1961, the now-defunct Springfield Central Area Development Association invited community organizations to help plan a one-day art fair. The rather lofty goal was to launch an event that woul...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003 02:20 pm
John James Audubon -- that is, a reasonable facsimile of the famous American artist -- makes a local appearance Saturday as part of the Illinois State Museum's "Bird is the Word" event. Storyteller Br...

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