The Springfield Cultural Partnership (SCP) was excited to bring Art Stop(s), a pop-up gallery/street festival hybrid back to downtown Springfield on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM.
Performers/Buskers showcased an array of dance, music and entertainment between Art Stop(s). Guides were strategically placed to guide attendees along the Art Stop(s) route.
Special dining discounts at participating Downtown Springfield restaurants were available to Art Stop(s) attendees who showed their Art Stop(s) Passport on the night of May 3.
Artists were on site to discuss their works and offer prints or other works of art available for sale. All pop-up gallery works of art were on display at their pop-up locations and offered for sale May 3 – July 31.
POP UP GALLERY LOCATIONS:
New England Public Radio,
Valley Venture Hub
EXISTING ART GALLERIES PARTICIPATED:
Blake House Café at the Springfield Museums,
Make it Springfield,
Words of Wisdom Gallery, and
galleries homed within Tower Square: Art for the Soul Gallery,
Avis Neigher Gallery,
Valley Photo Center and
the Pan African History Museum USA
Visitor Information Center
ARTISTS at POP UP GALLERIES:
STCC Visual & Performing Arts Program students
ARTISTS at EXISTING GALLERIES:
C. Da Green and
Dr. Seuss Bread wagon restoration,
John Simpson’s Commonwealth Honor Students Renaissance class,
Springfield Museums Teaching Artists
Rose & Fred Higgins.