Russ RuBert – Steel & Glass

Posted on May 30, 2017 in Events
Russ RuBert – Steel & Glass

Kinetic mobiles of exquisitely twisted glass spinning in lunar projections. Salvaged railroad steel reconstructed into sculptures that also function as benches. Colorful flashing neon art combined with a motion-sensitive Jacob’s Ladder. It’s a complex and mezmerizing environment installation! Don’t miss Russ RuBert’s exhibition tonight at ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave. during First Friday Art Walk, […]

Chalk & Arts Festival on July 7-8

Posted on May 25, 2017 in Events
Chalk & Arts Festival on July 7-8

Join the fun as artists create temporary original art masterpieces in chalk on the sidewalks of ideaXfactory and the Brick City parking lot! It starts during First Friday Art Walk, July 7 from 6-10 PM and continues on Satuday, July 8 from noon- 5 PM. Talented artists  will be drawing live in a broad range of styles […]

Make & Take Christmas Holiday Party

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in Events
Make & Take Christmas Holiday Party

Everyone’s invited to make your own sculpture, gifts, ornaments, cards or write letters to Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1-5 p.m. at the ideaXfactory Make & Take Christmas Holiday Party during the Second Saturday with Art Walk in Downtown Springfield. We have all kinds of fun and cool stuff donated by artists to create […]

First Friday DIY Sculpture Lab

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 in Events
First Friday DIY Sculpture Lab

Get in touch with your creative side at First Friday DIY Sculpture Lab! Everyone is invited to get creative and have some fun making your own sculpture using cool stuff donated by artists. During First Friday Art Walk on December 2, 6-10 p.m., ideaXfactory will have the front gallery full of foam, plastic, metal, wood, sticks, […]

Sculpture X-Games at October 7 First Friday

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Events
Sculpture X-Games at October 7 First Friday

What happens when you get 10 teams of widely creative people together and give them a week to go wild building innovative outdoor sculptures? We’re not completely sure… but this year will bring more crazy, jaw-dropping displays of genius than ever before! The artists formed teams and have been locating materials, planning construction methods, and […]

U n I Arts & Music Festival

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Events
U n I Arts & Music Festival

Come out Friday, Septemeber 2nd and be a part of the first ever U n I Art + Music Festival. Pronounced “You and I” as an encouragement for Unity, the festival is a blend of music and art. With multiple genres being represented and an art installation being shown, there is something for everyone! Bring all […]

Deidre Argyle’s immersive installation “It Is What It Was”

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Events
Deidre Argyle’s immersive installation “It Is What It Was”

Join us at the ideaXfactory on Sept. 2 First Friday Art Walk for the opening reception of Deidre Argyle’s “It Is What It Was” — an immersive installation created with sculptural objects, sound and video. On our outdoor stage, the U n I Arts & Music Festival will feature sounds of jazz, funk, soul, and indie rock with […]

Neon Art Mashup & Temporary Monuments

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 in Events
Neon Art Mashup & Temporary Monuments

Join us on August 5 during First Friday Art Walk or Saturday August 6 from 6-10 p.m. at the ideaXfactory to experience Russ RuBert’s “Neon Art MashUp.” Type on amplified vintage typewriters, paint with his Sonic Paintbrush and wave your hands above his amazing musical invention, a motion-sensitive multi-program LED keyboard to create music that lights up […]

First Friday at ideaXfactory on July 1

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Events
First Friday at ideaXfactory on July 1

There’s always something different brewing at the ideaXfactory, whether it’s site-specific installation art or ideaXploration. Or a little of both. Come this July 1 during the First Friday Art Walk to have some creative interactive fun! As always, it’s free and there’s free parking on the street or public lot just between us and Park Central Square. […]