Adventures in Polymer Clay on Second Saturday

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Lura Faye shares tips and techniques using polymer clay to create jewelry, beads, and sculpture during Second Saturday Art Walk on April 14 from 1-5 p.m. at the ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville. Lura Faye Cotton is the metals and jewelry instructor at Central High School and artist exhibiting sculpture and mixed media at ideaXfactory. This … Read More

Open Studios on Friday, Feb. 16

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Visit artist studio installations inside the ideaXfactory to see Springfield artists Madeline Brice, Sarah Jones, Erin O’Sullivan, Pam RuBert, Russ RuBert, Christie Snelson, Sarah Stracke, Cameron Thomas, Mikey Yates, and Jonathan Zachary working in painting, collage, fibers, sculpture, neon, photography, projection, and installation art. Music by vinyl DJ Tony Chackal! Artists will have work in … Read More

Russ RuBert – Steel & Glass

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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, … Read More

Chalk & Arts Festival on July 7-8

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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 … Read More

Make & Take Christmas Holiday Party

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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 … Read More

First Friday DIY Sculpture Lab

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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, … Read More

Sculpture X-Games at October 7 First Friday

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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 … Read More

U n I Arts & Music Festival

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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 … Read More

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

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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 … Read More