Art in the Loop ended it’s 2017 season with our Closing Reception and Pop-Up Exhibit at the Kansas City Public Library earlier this month.  Nearly 90 people joined the participating an artists in a celebration and review of the seasons’ artworks and performances.

2017 Art in the Loop Project:  Cue! included 10 art installations and 5 generative art performances. We also added a lunchtime music series that took place Wednesdays from May through September featuring 16 local musicians and bands.  The performances took place throughout Downtown in City Market Park, at KC Streetcar stops and onboard vehicles, and at the Kansas City Public Library.

Click here to download the 2017 Art in the Loop Catalog or contact Ann Holliday, for a hard copy.

Art in the Loop’s success lies in the creativity of our local artists and the passion of our partners.  We greatly appreciate the generous support of KC Streetcar, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, the Missouri Arts Council, Arts KC, the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts, and our corporate sponsors including Stinson Leonard Street, Henderson Engineers, JE Dunn Construction, McCownGordon Construction, Port KC and UMB Financial Corporation. We appreciate in-kind support and guidance provided by the Downtown Council, the Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts, KCMO-Public Works Department, KC Streetcar, the City Market, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City Art Institute, Folk Alliance International and The Bridge 90.9.

For more information about the project, the artists and performance schedule visit,, or

Audience participating in sample from Shelby Burchett’s installation “Wait Here”. Photo courtesy of KC Public Library.

Beth Byrd-Lonski closes the program with a Silly Walk. Photo courtesy of KC Public Library.

Photo courtesy KC Public Library.

Photo courtesy of KC Public Library.

Ephemera from “Fancy This” by Maria Ogedengbe and “Silly Walkways” by Beth Byrd-Lonski.

Ephemera from Run this Town by Sarah Star.