Entries by Ann

Become Part of the Art in Oppenstein Park

People as Monuments Thursday, 10/16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. @Oppenstein Park, 12th & Walnut People as Monuments is an interactive public monument series that challenges the here and now of Kansas City. This temporary public art installation will include a plinth/platform for people to activate where they become instant “public monuments”. Alongside organized performances by Jose Faus, Mark […]

Zebra looms large over Downtown

There is an Angry Zebra loose in Downtown Kansas City. In mid-September, a provocative new mural joined Kansas City’s Downtown streetscape, the Kansas City Star reported. “Angry Zebra,” a signature image of KC artist Phil “Sike Style” Shafer, rises 50 feet high on the south wall of the Bonfils building at 12th Street and Grand Boulevard. The project, sponsored by the […]

Good Eats & Games at Oppenstein Park on Thursday 9/11

Construction Players  with Jerusalem Cafe Food Truck Thursday 9/11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Take your lunch break outside and join the Construction Players, Charlie Mylie and Lindsey Griffith, for fun and games in Oppenstein Park. These merry workers whose jobs are to play are re-engaging urban work spaces as a rich and ready playground. […]

Poetry in the Park (Oppenstein Park), Wed. 9/17

Wednesday, September 17 Performances at 11 a.m. ans 12 p.m. Oppenstein Park, 12th & Walnut, Downtown Kansas City You are invited to the Lunch Hour Knitting Circle and Café to hear the unknown history of the Cuban missile crisis as revealed in the correspondence of the participants. The documents were discovered under skeins of knitting yarn tucked away in the […]

Mnemosyne Quartet Performs Thursday, Aug. 28

Mnemosyne Quartet will perform this Thursday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oppenstein Park at 12th & Walnut Streets.  The performance is free and open to the public. Mnemosyne Quartet improvises music inspired by the surrounding environments while nudging the listener towards a moment of peaceful contemplation in the middle of our hectic lives. […]

Casa de Fado performs at Prairie Logic, 7/23

Caso de Fado Wednesday, July 23 5:30 to  8:30 p.m. On the garage green rooftop north of Cosentino’s Downtown Market Free and open to the public (space is limited) Casa de Fado will perform at Prairie Logic, the public art installation on the sixth floor parking garage roof just north of Cosentino’s Downtown Market (south of […]

Art in the Loop Closing Reception, July 24

Art in the Loop and the Downtown Council will host a reception at The Box Gallery on Thursday, July 24, from 4:30 to 6:30.  The exhibition “Art in the Loop Celebrating Ten Years of Revitalizing Downtown KC with Public Art” closes on Friday July 25. Why is public art important to Downtown Kansas City? How do […]

Public Art Walking Tours Start on July 8

Join Art in the Loop for a series of public art tours in Downtown Kansas City! The tours will be led by local artists and highlight installations commissioned by Art in the Loop. This will be a unique opportunity to hear directly from the artist about the complexities of the projects and the artistic vision […]

Art in the Loop Celebrates Public Art in Downtown Kansas City

httpv://youtu.be/mZhaL7r3-RA Nearly 100 people visited The Box Gallery on Friday, June 6, to view the art exhibition “Art in the Loop: 10-Years of Revitalizing Downtown KC with Public Art”.  The exhibition takes a new look at the organizations’ successful projects and reveals their plans for the future. Why is public art important to Downtown Kansas City?  […]

Public ARTwall is now serving FRESH BREAD

The Art in the Loop Foundation‘s new ARTwall was installed on Thursday, May 8, the on the south side of the Town Pavilion Garage at 13th & Grand. The 2014 ARTwall entitled FRESH BREAD  by Sean Starowitz captures a moment in the artist’s community based art project also entitled FRESH BREAD. In the words of the […]

Join us for the 2013 ARTwall installation celebration on Aug. 30

Join the Art in the Loop Foundation for a fun night of bowling and camaraderie as we celebrate the 2013 ARTwall artist Jaimie Warren. Light refreshments and one drink ticket per person will be provided. Reception Details: Friday, Aug. 30 5 to 7 p.m. Z-Strike Bowling 1370 Grand Boulevard To register, click here. Jaimie’s artwork […]