Chalk Walk & Chalk & Arts Festival

Posted on May 29, 2016 in Events, News
Chalk Walk & Chalk & Arts Festival

See great sidewalk chalk art by professional artists and make your own at the 1st annual Chalk & Arts Festival to benefit Foster Adopt Connect SWMO on June 3-4! Our featured talented artists will be working on the block of 351 N. Boonville Ave. on the ideaXfactory sidewalk and Brick City Gallery parking lot at […]

PILE(LANDS) installation and “It Is What It Was”

Posted on May 28, 2016 in Events, News
PILE(LANDS) installation and “It Is What It Was”

Come visit contemporary art “islands” created using circuit boards, 3D printing, videos, shredded plastic, inflatables, and dryer lint! PILE(LANDS) by John Dougherty explores themes of consumption and waste in playful and humorous ways during First Friday Art Walk on June 3, 5-10 p.m. and during the Chalk Walk & 1st annual Chalk & Arts Festival […]

70’s Block Party at ideaXfactory & Brick City Galleries

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 in Events
70’s Block Party at ideaXfactory & Brick City Galleries

Platform shoes, halter tops, bell bottoms, tie dye, leisure suits, sideburns! Wear your favorite retro 70’s clothes to the 70’s Block Party at ideaXfactory and Brick City Galleries! We’ll have the London Calling Pasty Company food truck on the parking lot and DJ Jeff Cheek playing music from the 70’s. ideaXfactory features the reception of […]

Reception for “The First Untitled” MSU MFA exhibition on April 8, 6-9 pm

Posted on Mar 29, 2016 in Events
Reception for “The First Untitled” MSU MFA exhibition on April 8, 6-9 pm

Join us for a reception for the first group exhibition Missouri State University MFAs on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. Mixed media collage by Carla Stine, video by Judge Bockman, ceramic sculpture by Tawn Dickison, digital imagery by Emily Budd, illustration by Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic, charcoal and ink drawings by Shen Hsieh, graphic design […]

Sculpture X-Games Outdoor Exhibition

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 in Events
Sculpture X-Games Outdoor Exhibition

Sculpture X-Games Outdoor Exhibition – November 6, First Friday Art Walk, 6-10 p.m. The outdoor exhibition will also be on display through the month of November on the ideaXfactory south lot and MSU Brick City south parking lot perimeter, 351 N. Boonville, Springfield, MO. Visitors can read about the artist teams and artistic statements about the work that are […]

idea-X-fest on October 9, 2015

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Events
idea-X-fest on October 9, 2015

Four musicians and a ceramic artist from our sister city Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico will be featured at a multicultural music, art and ideas festival at the ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave. on Friday, October 9 from 6-10:30 p.m. This event is created through partnerships between the ideaXfactory, Springfield Sister Cities Association, Springfield Regional Arts Council, Missouri State University Art + Design […]

Echoes of Humanity

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Events
Echoes of Humanity

Five emerging artists and graduates of MSU Art + Design program fill the interior space of the ideaXfactory with their contemporary clay installations exploring themes of anonymous secrets, taboos, distant cultures, soldier and civilian losses, and a garden of reflection. The opening reception will be during First Friday Art Walk on October 2, 2015 from […]

Second Saturday Chalk Walk

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Events
Second Saturday Chalk Walk

Join our featured artists Leah Culbertson-Fægre and Christine Schilling to see their CHALK ART on the sidewalk and patio of the ideaXfactory and to make your own. Drawing on sidewalks with colored chalk is a fun way to make temporary street art. Christine will be there to talk about her beautiful tile mosaics in the […]

International Yarnbombing Day at ideaXfactory

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in News
International Yarnbombing Day at ideaXfactory

Join the ideaXfactory yarnXbombers on Saturday, June 13 from 1-5 p.m. for an afternoon of fun yarn street art! This a free event, and no supplies are necessary. We supply lots of bright colorful yarn, knitting needles and crochet hooks. If you can’t knit or crochet, you can help us recycle some of our beautiful handiwork […]