Second Saturday Art Walk on June 9 from 12-3 p.m.

Second Saturday Art Walk on June 9 from 12-3 p.m.

Upcoming Event

Come by the ideaXfactory during downtown Springfield’s Second Saturday Art Walk. See Christie Snelson drawing a new chalk portrait on the outdoor patio of the ideaXfactory (guess who it will be?!) – See Sarah Jones beautiful new mural on our north side wall – watch Dana Campbell Neuenschwander easel painting inside!   Join in sidewalk … Read More

Sculpture X-Games Finale Exhibition & We Could Be HEROES on May 4

Sculpture X-Games Finale Exhibition & We Could Be HEROES on May 4

Past Event

Sculpture X-Games 2018 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! The competition started on International Sculpture Day on 28, and each team has a week to create a temporary outdoor sculpture. Teams include MSU faculty, students, and … Read More

Sculpture X-Games Kick-off Party on April 28

Sculpture X-Games Kick-off Party on April 28

Past Event

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! Our outdoor kick-off party on International Sculpture Day 2018 on Saturday, April 28 from 2-7 p.m. will feature hot aluminum pours by MoState Sculpture Club, raku firings … Read More

Adventures in Polymer Clay on Second Saturday

Adventures in Polymer Clay on Second Saturday

Past Event

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

Open Studios on Friday, Feb. 16

Past Event

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

Russ RuBert – Steel & Glass

Past Event

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