Entries by Ann

KCDC Open House Highlights Art in the Loop & Downtown Recycling

The Kansas City Design Center (KCDC) will host an open house on Thursday, May 12 from, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will showcase KCDC’s Art in the Loop Vision Study, Downtown Recycling System Vision Study and Connecting the Dottes Study.  KCDC architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning students will be on hand to discuss […]

Art in the Loop Summer Intern Position Open

The Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF) is seeking is seeking a creative and committed intern to assist with communications and summer arts program in coordination with our partner organizations the Downtown Council (DTC) and the Downtown Community Improvement District (DCID). The primary responsibilities are to engage with the Downtown Kansas City community, including residents, […]

Charlotte Street Foundation – Open Studios Weekend, April 29-30

Dates: Friday, April 29, 6PM-10PM + Saturday, April 30, 12PM-5PM Locations: Town Pavilion/1100 Walnut St. 6th Floor Paragraph Gallery + Project Space/21-23 E 12th Street Kansas City, MO 64106 PARKING: FREE, available at Commerce Bank Parking Garage (1025 Main St)—park anywhere that is not reserved. Cost: FREE Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program Open Studios […]

Art/Sounds Call for Artists – Due May 2

Initiated by faculty from the UMKC Conservatory and the Kansas City Art Institute, ArtSounds explores cross-media expression through creative concert-making. Co-directors Mara Gibson and Paul Rudy set the stage for concert events outside the box and inside the mind’s eye and the eye’s ear. In ArtSounds performances, vision informs hearing and hearing guides sight in this […]

Public Art & Performance Opportunities in Downtown KC

2016 Art in the Loop Project: Connect Art in the Loop (Oppenstein Park, 12th & Walnut) Art on the Line (KC Streetcar Line) Art in the Park (Ilus Davis Park, 11th & Oak) Musicians, artists, sculptors, composers, choreographers, fashion designers, film-makers, dancers, and performance artists – are you interested in bringing your art outside and […]

Public Meeting Planned for Art in the Loop Vision Plan

The Art in the Loop Foundation is partnering with the Kansas City Design Center (KCDC) and the Downtown Council to develop a vision and master plan for working with artists to activate public spaces in Downtown Kansas City.  KCDC architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning students are considering how public art (temporary or permanent) can play a […]

2016 Art in the Loop – Call for Concepts

Art in the Loop/Art on the Line 2016 Call for Concepts – Information Session Tuesday, March 8, 11:30-1:00pm Paragraph Gallery, 23rd E. 12th St. Kansas City, MO 64106 The Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF) is pleased to announce a Call for Concepts for our 2016 Art in the Loop Project: Connect. Artists from all […]

KC Design Center & Art in the Loop Awarded $10,000 NEA Grant

Today, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round for fiscal year 2016, including a Challenge America award of $10,000 to the Kansas City Design Center (KCDC), a nationally recognized, interdisciplinary, service learning design program located in downtown Kansas City. The Challenge America category supports projects that […]

KC Design Center & Art in the Loop Release Call for Artists

Are you an artist interested in the future of the public realm of Downtown Kansas City? Are you an artist interested in working with the college-level architecture students and the community to develop a plan for temporary and permanent public art that would improve pedestrian connections in Downtown Kansas City? If so, please take a […]

2015 Art in the Loop Project Catalog Published

The 2015 Art in the Loop Project was a collaboration between the Art in the Loop Foundation, the Downtown Council, and the Downtown Community Improvement District.   Our goal was to infuse the center of Downtown Kansas City and Oppenstein Park with an innovative, engaging and diverse collection of curated temporary and performance art while […]

Two Opportunities to Experience Art Downtown on Thurs., Oct. 15

2015 Art in the Loop Project Closing Reception & Artist Talks at the Kansas City Design Center, 1018 Baltimore Thursday, October 15th Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., artist talks start at 6 p.m. The 2015 Art in the Loop Project will culminate with a closing reception and artist talks on Thursday, October 15, […]