2015 Sponsors

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Bistro Market by Price Cutter
401 South Avenue
(417) 869-1840

Bistro Market by Price Cutter is an urban grocery store and restaurant featuring fresh produce, natural and organic foods, gelato, Bistro-to-Go, salad bar, olive bar, Bistro Grill and Delicatessen, wine and beer, Starbucks coffee, gourmet cheeses, and more. Bistro Market is the latest innovation of Price Cutter, a local supermarket chain that grew from a single mom-and-pop grocery store established by founder John Ramey in 1919.




Discovery Center of Springfield
438 E. St. Louis
417-862-9910, ext.713
Discovery Center of Springfield is an interactive, hands-on museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation for the world and our place in it.




Downtown CID
304 W. McDaniel

(417) 831-6200
The Downtown Community Improvement District is a self-taxing district that provides services in the downtown area targeted to making downtown clean, safe and friendly. The itsdalldowntown.com Web site is the definitive guide to what’s happening in art, dining, shopping and entertainment in the Downtown Arts District, as well as in the historic districts of Commercial Street and Walnut Street.




European Café by Sweet Couture
207 Park Central East

(417) 942-5055 
European Café by Sweet Couture is a bakery and coffee shop that makes its gourmet desserts from scratch. European Café uses only premium ingredients, and it complements its baked goods with Italy’s finest espresso, Lavazza. European Café also make custom cakes, cupcakes and desserts for any events.




318 W. Walnut

(417) 559-9695
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An eclectic art/apparel/design studio, Nomad is a locally owned and operated small business. Specializing in products that cannot be found elsewhere, approximately 70 percent of Nomad’s wares are locally designed. Nomad incorporates a lot of smaller brands from Southern California all the way to Thailand and features apparel, jewelry, leather products, housewares, furniture, bath products and art.



Springfield Art MuseumSAM-4color1
1111 E. Brookside Drive
(417) 837-5700
Springfield’s oldest cultural institution, the Springfield Art Museum got its start as the Art Study Club, founded by a small group of women in 1926.  It was incorporated as Springfield Art Museum on June 26, 1928, and the Art Study Club would later become the Southwest Missouri Museum Associates. Construction of the first phase of the museum was completed in 1958 with offices, studios a library and three galleries. A 400-seat auditorium was added in 1979; the Jeannette L. Musgrave wing was completed in 1994, and in 2008 the largest wing yet was added, including a new lobby, a bigger library, a gift shop, the new SMMA office, and five galleries, totaling over 10,000 square feet.  The museum now boasts a Library of more than 6,000 volumes, and a permanent collection of almost 10,000 works of art.


Springfield Regional Arts Council
411 Sherman Parkway
417-862-ARTS (2787)
Springfield Regional Arts Council’s mission is to develop, support, strengthen and make excellence in the arts accessible to all Springfield area residents. SRAC is located at the Creamery Arts Center in Jordan Valley Park, which features space for workshops, classes, performances, receptions, set building and costuming as well as office space and meeting space for numerous arts and cultural agencies.