Entries by Ann

KC Virtual Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Do you miss attending performances, visiting art galleries, and other cultural activities? Then check out ArtsKCgo.com – you will find an extensive list of new virtual events to experience and enjoy. The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a devastating economic impact on the arts and culture industry in our region. Individual artists are now without […]

Proposed KCMO Budget Cuts Funding for Arts & Innovation

Earlier this month, Mayor Lucas submitted his proposed budget for the City of Kansas City, Missouri.  Click here to read the transmittal letter which summarizes the budget and click here to find the entire $1.73 billion budget. The budget provides funding for increases to Public Safety for more police officers, increases to Public Works for […]

KCMO Seeks “Project Advisory Artists” for New KCI Terminal

The Kansas City Aviation Department (KCAD) and Paslay Management Group (PMG), in coordination with the City of Kansas City Missouri’s One Percent for Art Program, are seeking up to five (5) Kansas City metro-based professional artists (visual and/or performance) to innovatively and thoughtfully collaborate and contribute to the design process for the New Terminal and […]

KC’s Vanishing Studio Spaces: Can we reverse it?

Quality studio spaces are disappearing from prime areas in Kansas City. Artists and their art have enhanced and rejuvenated areas, communities, and businesses only to have their studio spaces face increased rents, or have their buildings re-purposed to attract a different clientele. Nationally businesses, communities, and patrons are hosting art studios, residencies, galleries, and pop-up […]


2019 Art in the Loop Project Wraps Up

The Art in the Loop Foundation would like to thank our 2019 artists, musicians, partners, funders, volunteers, organizers and audience for participating the “Make/Believe” project this past summer. The mission of the Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF) is to contribute to the visual identity, enrichment, and revitalization of Downtown Kansas City, create new opportunities […]

Final Act: 2019 Art in the Loop Closing Reception

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Kansas City Public Library Central Library 14 West 10th Street Celebrate what made the 2019 Art in the Loop Project: Make/Believe great. The curated outdoor exhibition, staged in partnership with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and KC Streetcar, wraps up with a reception, illustrated review, […]

KCMO Resident Work Sessions – Attention Artists!

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, is ready to hear what you have to say about the priorities you want set for the future. The Office of Management and Budget has scheduled three interactive forums for residents to offer their input on how best to update our Citywide Business Plan. Council members will need your […]

KC Healthy Kids Releases Call for Artists: KC Voices, Due August 7

KC Voices is a collaborative of organizations working with local neighborhoods to build organizing and advocacy capacity around policies that impact food security. Together, UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods, Community Health Council of Wyandotte County, Historic Northeast-Midtown Association and KC Healthy Kids invite artists to explore specific policies such as SNAP (food stamps), WIC, school food […]