to Sep 15

Art Spectacular at the Carillon - Springfield, IL

  • Saturday, September 14, 10 am - 5 pm

  • Sunday, September 15, 10 am - 4 pm

The 14th - annual Art Spectacular at the Carillon is held outdoors on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL, an art-loving community! Features up to 50 professional artists with original artwork in a variety of mediums - as well as preview sale, patron bucks, demo, kids' activities, music, silent auction, and food vendors. For more information, see their website.

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to May 5

4th Annual Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail

  • May 4, 2019 10 am - 5 pm

  • May 5, 2019 10 am - 5 pm

We are doing it again!! This time my larger studio space should have a tile floor and french doors!

The fourth annual Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail event will take place Saturday, May 4th and Sunday May 5th from 10 AM to 5 PM each day. 9 potters will be featured on the Trail. The self-guided driving/biking trail will include 6 stops and go through beautiful Jackson and Union Counties in Southern Illinois.  The event is open and free for everyone and will give the public a chance to interact with potters, see the studios and view demonstrations. There will also be pottery for sale at each stop.  A Pottery Trail Passport will be available and if completed with a stamp from each stop will give the holder a chance to win free pottery.  The link for the Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail website, which includes information on each of the potters and maps of the trail is:  

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The potters include Dan Johnson, Steve Grimmer, Karen Fiorino, Harris Deller, Sam Bates, Stephanie Dukat, Darby Ortolano, Gene and Beth Smout, Liston Vance and Rob Lorenz. Each potter brings his or her unique style and firing technique to the creation of their works.

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to Dec 1

Holiday Craft Fair

  • Thursday, November 29, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Friday, November 30, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday, December 1, 9:30 am - 4 pm

Located on the first floor of the Southern Illinois University Student Center, the Annual Holiday Craft Sal Sale is a major event featuring more than 75 craftspeople.  Students, faculty, staff and members of the Southern Illinois community shop for holiday decorations, gifts and unique items.  Come join them!  For more information on Craft Shop click here.

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Art in the Park - St. Louis Hills

  • September 30, 2018 10 am - 5 pm

ART IN THE PARK is an annual art fair that takes place in Francis Park in St. Louis Hills the last Sunday of September. Join us September 30, 10 - 5 ( Please note the ending time change)

A small one day show set in Francis Park surrounding the lotus pond water feature. Art, music and food is featured.  For more information: Check their web and Facebook page

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