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NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MAYOR’S AWARDS FOR THE ARTS

IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                          December 3, 2019 Sheila Walk, 217.753.3519 Julia Frevert, 217.789.2235 NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MAYOR’S AWARDS FOR THE ARTS Springfield, Illinois - The City of Springfield and the Springfield Area Arts Council have announced the opening of the nomination period for the 20th Mayor’s Awards for the Arts.  These awards recognize outstanding [...]

By |2019-12-03T21:37:30+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MAYOR’S AWARDS FOR THE ARTS

Uptown Friday Night Resumes After Renovations

This long-running, year-round jazz and blues live music series is held weekly at Robbie’s Restaurant on the Old State Capitol Plaza South from 5:30 to 7:30.  A 50/50 raffle benefits Arts Council programming. After a five-month renovation made necessary by flooding at Robbie’s, owner Archer Bailey is re-opening the restaurant! He will host Uptown [...]

By |2019-10-29T01:15:25+00:00October 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Uptown Friday Night Resumes After Renovations

Terrain Biennial Event 2019 in Enos Park

The Terrain Biennial 2019 at Enos Park, Springfield Opening Celebration in Enos Park: October 5, 3:00 – 7:00 PM Exhibition: October 5 – November 16, 2019 www.terrainexhibitions.org Terrain Exhibitions, along with the Springfield Art Association and the Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association, is pleased to present the Terrain Biennial 2019 in Springfield, Illinois. The Terrain Biennial [...]

By |2019-10-03T21:23:14+00:00October 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Terrain Biennial Event 2019 in Enos Park

“You Are Here” to Highlight Springfield Artists and Organizers

Local artists, organizers, and curators Jeff Robinson and Allison Lacher have recruited seven artists that have worked with them here in Springfield to write about. . .working here, in Springfield. Funded by Sixty Inches from Center and Illinois Humanities, the essay series "You Are Here" will be published on Sixty Inches from Center. A physical [...]

By |2019-08-30T01:33:24+00:00August 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on “You Are Here” to Highlight Springfield Artists and Organizers

SUMMER 2019 ACCOLADES FOR THE ARTS NEWSLETTER

Meet our summer interns in our Summer newsletter. Also find information about Poetry Out Loud, City Arts, and First Night® Springfield.  You'll also find schedules for upcoming concerts and performances. Download the Summer 2019 Newsletter

By |2019-08-16T15:42:03+00:00August 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SUMMER 2019 ACCOLADES FOR THE ARTS NEWSLETTER

First Night® Springfield Call for Performers

The Arts Council invites performers (musicians, magicians, artists, dancers, jugglers, et cetera) to be part of our New Year’s Eve celebration. Springfield Area Arts Council’s signature event is First Night® Springfield, a family friendly, handicapped-accessible, and affordable celebration of the arts. First Night Springfield would not be possible without its generous donors and talented performers who assist [...]

By |2019-07-15T04:09:33+00:00July 9th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Night® Springfield Call for Performers

Artist on the Plaza and Music at the Market Begin Their 2019 Seasons

The Springfield Area Arts Council’s mission is to enrich the community through the arts. To help complete this purpose, the Springfield Area Arts Council produces two outdoor summer performance series called Artist on the Plaza and Music at the Market. Both performance series are free to the public and feature local talent. Funding for [...]

By |2019-06-21T14:31:08+00:00June 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Artist on the Plaza and Music at the Market Begin Their 2019 Seasons

2019 Poetry Out Loud National Champion Announced

The  Poetry Out Loud National Final concluded in Washington, D.C. on May 2nd, 2019. Minnesota's Isabella Callery (Anishinaabe), a senior at Arcadia Charter School, received top honors and won a $20,000 prize. She recited poems by Joy Harjo, Natalie Diaz, and Charles Lamb. Second place went to Illinois' own Scottlynn Ernestine Ballard. She is [...]

By |2019-05-14T15:06:42+00:00May 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 2019 Poetry Out Loud National Champion Announced