Springfield City Council approves ArtPlace application

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Following the announcement that the City of Springfield’s ideaXfactory is a finalist for an Artplace grant, a formal presentation was made by Russ RuBert at the Springfield City Council meeting on January 29. Council members were informed about the objectives of Artplace to accelerate creative placemaking across the county and the concept of using locally … Read More

ideaXfactory is a Finalist for ArtPlace grant

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The ideaXfactory is a finalist in a national competition to win a portion of what is likely to be more than $10 million in grants awarded by ArtPlace America, a national private-public arts funding collaboration. In 2012, 34 organizations received a total of about $11 million. ArtPlace defines creative placemaking as locally driven strategies to … Read More

Art of Space continues work on Knitting Space

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Art of Space has been working every weekend to create a gigantic installation inside the ideaXfactory for the opening night of the interactive creation on the December 7th First Friday Art Walk. The second big work weekend of Knitting Space focused on building and installing the upper frames that will support the knitted webs. Next … Read More

Knitting Space in Progress

Join Art of Space as they knit a gigantic interactive environment at the new ideaXfactory, 351 Boonville Avenue. After starting on November 2 during First Friday Art Walk., fabrication will continue for two weekends on November 10-11 and November 17-18. Springfield residents are invited to participate in the ongoing project. The installation will be completed … Read More

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

The Blue Star Contemporary Art Center grew out of a grassroots response by local artists and volunteers when the San Antonio Museum of Art cancelled a contemporary arts exhibit in 1985. Located in a 1920’s warehouse on the southern fringe of downtown San Antonio, the center has been a catalyst for revitalization of the surrounding … Read More