International Sculpture Day is April 28, 2018 and Springfield is celebrating in a big way!

This year International Sculpture Day is being celebrated in a big way, throughout Springfield. Join the Springfield art community for live demos, music, food, and most importantly sculpture - you can even make your own! The 2018 Sculpture X-Games is a week-long creative competition April 28-May 4, between teams of artists who create an installation on any theme, using any materials outside the ideaXfactory.

Sculpture X-Games Kick-off Party - Sat., April 28, 2-7 p.m.
The Sculpture X-Games outdoor kick-off party on Saturday, April 28 from 2-7 p.m. will feature sculpture demos by Missouri State University Art + Design faculty and students including hot aluminum pours by MoState Sculpture Club, raku firings and a community clay build area by Missouri State University Clayworks, inflatable sculptures, and DIY hands-on sculpture building for the public. Activities will be held on the patio of the ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave. and the adjacent the MSU Brick City Parking Lot.
Sculpture Walk Springfield's Reveal Festival - Sat., April 28, 2-6 p.m.

To celebrate the installation of the new collection of 23 sculptures in downtown Springfield, Sculpture Walk Springfield is throwing a Sculpture Reveal Festival at Mother's Brewing Company at 215 S. Grant Ave. on Saturday, April 28 from 2-6 p.m. featuring public art, live music from The Refugees, libations by Mother's Tasting Room, yummy food from Twisted Mikes and Holy Cow Food Trucks, free sculpture tours by Pedal Power Pedicabs, and art by local artists.

Sculpture X-Games Finale - First Friday Art Walk, May 4, 6-10 p.m.
Artist team installations started on International Sculpture Day will be on exhibit outside the ideaXfactory during the May 4th First Friday Art Walk from 6-10 p.m. Inside the ideaXfactory the We Could Be HEROES exhibition features interpretations of literary, historical, personal, imaginary, and real heroes by 25 artists created in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramic, textile, and mixed media. The public is also invited to create their own drawings and paintings of heroes in the hand-on DIY Art Lab!

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Stop Motion video of Drawing Marathon

Videos
Stop Motion video of Drawing Marathon

Drawing Marathon: Shane Savage-Rumbaugh’s Artist Residency Encourages Community Involvement at ideaXfactory

Installations, Workshops
Drawing Marathon: Shane Savage-Rumbaugh’s Artist Residency Encourages Community Involvement at ideaXfactory

Cultural Impact Assessment for The Beaux Arts Ball

Assessments
Cultural Impact Assessment for The Beaux Arts Ball

Cultural Impact Assessement for Morning Song / Evening Song

Assessments
Cultural Impact Assessement for Morning Song / Evening Song

Morning Song Evening Song

Interventions, Workshops
Morning Song Evening Song

To Live To Love – psychedelic immersive video

Installations, Videos
To Live To Love – psychedelic immersive video

‘Art on the Fringe’ featured in the Springfield News-Leader

New, Press
‘Art on the Fringe’ featured in the Springfield News-Leader

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Projections on Historic Silos in IDEA Commons

Experiments, Interventions
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Projections on Historic Silos in IDEA Commons