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Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:09 am

Painting a downtown alley to give it a big-city feel

 Downtown Springfield Inc.’s image and design committee’s most recent project will come to fruition this Thursday evening with…a party in an alley.Of course, that’s not the whole story. T...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:07 am

The SAA kicks off a summer of unique programming

 The Springfield Art Association is currently in high gear with a unique exhibit featuring nearly 300 specimens of modernist furniture and décor. The SAA is also now hosting the first two visiti...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:08 am

New work at SAA and DEMO Project

This past Friday saw two concurrent opening receptions featuring eight artists spread across two galleries on the Springfield Art Association campus in the Enos Park neighborhood. Between the two exhi...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:11 am
 The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space’s most recent group exhibit,, which had a two-evening opening this past Friday and Saturday, is entitled “Bio-Region.” According to promotional material,...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:08 am

DEMO’s current show also relies on darkness

Springfield’s independent contemporary gallery known as DEMO Project is heading into its final year. The small building on the Springfield Art Association campus is expected to meet its long-ordaine...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:07 am
 Self-described by founder and director Alex Martin as “DIY rogue theater,” Springfield’s  Absurdist People’s Theater Troupe would like nothing more than to shake things up in Spring...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:09 am
 A new exhibit at the Illinois State Museum (ISM) aims to introduce visitors to contemporary artworks.  “Just Good Art: The Chuck Thurow Gift” opened Feb. 4. It is a collection of modern...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 12:10 am

Art openings last week highlight variety of talent

 On Jan. 14 the downtown YMCA hosted an event called the “Cookies & Canvas Monster Mash Up,” during which kids between the ages of six and 12 were encouraged to draw depictions of monster...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:08 am
 DEMO Project may be the best-kept secret in the Springfield art scene, even after four years of presenting thoughtfully programmed monthly exhibitions by innovative artists from a variety of loc...

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