Juantita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
  • 525 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy

  • Springfield, MO 65806

  • Box Office 417-836-7678

THE SEASON 2013 – 2014

WinterFest Visual and Performing Arts Festival


The 19th annual WinterFest visual and performing arts festival is scheduled for December 6 - 8, 2013 – showcasing local and regional artists with their works on display and for sale in the beautiful multi-level lobby of Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.  We are happy to announce that this year's WinterFest ticketed performances will be the Broadway national touring company of  Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - great family entertainment for WinterFest Weekend! Click the image below for more information about Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!


2013 WinterFest Artists

Sherri Alexander - Full Circle Pottery

Marilyn Barnes - Adornments by Marilyn

Patricia Bergman - Goldenrod

Marci Blank - Th’Red Head

Terry and Gabriel Bloodworth - Springfield Hot Glass

Robert and Ruth Briggs - Corvus Moon Pottery

Carla Brixey - Raven Designs

Ramona Buss - Wild Fibers by Ramona

Sandra Chasteen - Raven Designs

Kris and Al Clement - Clement Clayworks

Kathy Fields - Kathy Jewels

Jimmie Floyd

Kay Foley - Ampersand Cards

Douglas Fulks - Douglas Fulks Pen & Ink

Deby Gilley - Turkey Creek Studio

Fonda Golding - Golding’s Glass Art

Debbi Hackeson - Ginko Designs

Anita Hajtmanek - Heartwood Creations

Tom Hess and Lori Brown - Hess Pottery and Baskets

Melissa and Jim Hogenson - Clay Images

Sherrie Householder - Earthworks Designs & Creations

Brian Huett - Glassesations Stained Glass

Tammy Kirks - Red Bee Designs

Kevin Kloppenburg - Kevin Kloppenburg Studios

Tom Mason - Tom’s Wood Boxes

Jeff and Pati Miller - Silverwear

Wade and Rita Nowell - R & W Woodworking & Crafts

Alan O’Neal

Nancy Ormsbee - Four Sisters

Raymond Popp - Raymond Popp Studios

Bari Precious - Precious Pots

Marcia Weiss Rogers - Water Lily Designs

Shirley Templeton - Templeton Pottery

Elaine Willig-Wang - Earthgems and Relics

Jennifer and Boog Wilken - The Artist Studio LLC


If you have additional questions regarding WinterFest, please contact:

Kaitlyn Nevills, WinterFest Coordinator
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
Missouri State University
901 S National Ave
Springfield MO 65897

PLEASE NOTE: If you want to be included on the email list to receive notification regarding the artist application and other WinterFest information, send an email to us at WinterFest@MissouriState.edu – be sure to include E-Mail List on the subject line!


Our thanks to OFFICE CONCEPTS, who will once again underwrite Best of Show and Purchase Award cash prizes for artists at WinterFest 2013.  Watch this page for the winning artists, who will be selected opening night of WinterFest, Friday evening, December 6th.

Office Concepts




Local ensembles will provide seasonal music from the Promenade Balcony stage (above the box office) throughtout the festival - here's the schedule:    



5:15 PM  -  Sing His Praises Bel Canto Singers 

6:00 PM  -  Play His Praises Brahms Chamber Orchestra

6:45 PM  -  Sweet Adelines Radiate Quartet



10:00 AM  -  A Cub Bella

10:45 AM  -  Eugene Field School Singing Sensations

11:30 AM  -  Second Baptist Church Handbells

12:15 PM  -  Starla's Swinging Strings

1:00 PM  -  The Lil Bunch

5:30  PM  -  Entrada Bass

7:00  PM  -  Harps In A Chord



12:15 PM  -  Springfield Chamber Chorus

1:00 PM  -  Central High School Chamber Choir