Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry every third Thursday of the month for live music, free programs, art activities and more…all just for adults! September 19: What’s golden, KC? Hang out with us at this American Old West-inspired Third Thursday! Inspired by an exhibition on Gold Rush photography (details below), we’re serving some Western flavor in the...
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Experience the Overland Park Arboretum like never before. For one weekend only, Terra Luna will be taking place. This is a one of a kind light and sound experience, bringing the arboretum to life.
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Country Club Plaza
Steve and Bonnie Harmston are this year’s featured artists. Together, their work on silkscreen prints showcases simplistic design of hand-cut shapes and stencil cutting that vividly reflects their travels through rural and natural areas. A sample of their work can be seen on the 2019 Plaza Art Fair banners currently hanging on the streets throughout the Plaza.   The 88th annual...
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Kiosk Gallery
Please join us on 3rd Friday in September as Kiosk Gallery presents “Pillars,” a solo exhibition of sculptural work by Patricia Orpilla. This body of work explores imagery related to time, particularly as it pertains to our relationships with loved ones. Artist Statement: “Pillars” is a recent body of work by Patricia that uses silk organza and wooden armatures to...
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Experience the Overland Park Arboretum like never before. For one weekend only, Terra Luna will be taking place. This is a one of a kind light and sound experience, bringing the arboretum to life.
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day Southmoreland Park, Oak Street and Cleaver in KCMO
Local artists and top-quality, affordable art will again be the focus of PeaceWorks-KC’s 29th annual UNplaza Art Fair, slated for 10a.m.-6p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, and 10a.m.-5p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22. A tent city of some 100+ artists will be onsite at Southmoreland Park, immediately west of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, between Oak Street and Warwick Boulevard. All proceeds go to...
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Waldo Neighborhood- CVS parking lot
Please join us for the Waldo Fall Festival, Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10am to 5pm. This family-friendly event is a FREE neighborhood festival that includes kids rides, games, face painting, food trucks, local music, and a host of vendors to meet and mingle with throughout the day. The festival is located in the CVS parking lot at 75th Street...
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
We’re kicking off 2019 Print Week with an exploration of relief printmaking. Open to printmakers of all ages! Learn how to create your own repeatable images using common materials.
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm The Country Club Plaza
Steve and Bonnie Harmston are this year’s featured artists. Together, their work on silkscreen prints showcases simplistic design of hand-cut shapes and stencil cutting that vividly reflects their travels through rural and natural areas. A sample of their work can be seen on the 2019 Plaza Art Fair banners currently hanging on the streets throughout the Plaza.   The 88th annual...
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm New Element
Spice up an old picture frame with paper quilling! Bring your own picture frame and we’ll teach you how to do the rest! $40 per person Click link to purchase tickets: https://www.newelementkc.com/product/picture-frame-paper-quilling-/66?cs=true
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Experience the Overland Park Arboretum like never before. For one weekend only, Terra Luna will be taking place. This is a one of a kind light and sound experience, bringing the arboretum to life.
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm The Country Club Plaza
Steve and Bonnie Harmston are this year’s featured artists. Together, their work on silkscreen prints showcases simplistic design of hand-cut shapes and stencil cutting that vividly reflects their travels through rural and natural areas. A sample of their work can be seen on the 2019 Plaza Art Fair banners currently hanging on the streets throughout the Plaza.   The 88th annual...
Sep 23 – Sep 28 all-day Lawrence Arts Center
exhibitions • print fair • workshops • demonstrations • presentations A collaboration with the Lawrence Arts Center, Wonder Fair, the University of Kansas Printmaking Department, and the Spencer Museum of Art.
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Get inky and kick off Lawrence Print Week with us! Drink a pint (or two) and print tote bags designed by Lawrence Arts Center Artist-In-Residence Dayon Royster. $15 gets you a tote bag and one drink. (You must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. For those under 21, we will have soda available.) Print League KC and KU Print...
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Amy Cousins is an interdisciplinary artist from Houston, Texas who currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA in Printmaking from the Tyler School of Art and a BFA in Printmaking from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has been exhibited nationally at venues including Washington Printmaker’s Gallery, Silver Spring, Maryland; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Moore College of...
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Goethe Pop Up Kansas City
Goethe Pop Up Kansas City presents Germany Street Fronts, an exhibition from Leipzig-based project Panorama Streetline. Celebrating the diversity of modern cityscapes, this exhibition utilizes multi-perspective image series of individual street fronts to explore their architectural heritage and ask the question: What defines German cities? These panoramas of façades expand the notions of traditional architecture photography and broaden our view...
Oct 4 all-day Arts KC
Nick Gadbois paints scenes from everyday life that have a surreal or otherworldly quality. His work is the opposite of Pop surrealism which depends on fantasies of the mind. Unlike the imaginary world of Pop surrealism Gadbois locates strange elements in real life phenomena. The paintings are based on photographs of blank billboards, stealth towers, military bases, and places left...
Oct 4 @ 1:00 am – 1:00 am Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Jack Hanna has explored the corners of the globe as America’s favorite zookeeper. In “Into the Wild Live!” Hanna will share stories and footage from his worldwide adventures. A visit from Jungle Jack wouldn’t be complete without an array of animals such as cheetahs, kangaroos, penguins and more. Fans of all ages will learn more about these fascinating animals in...
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Buttonwood Art Space
The opening of the 11th Annual Visions of the Flint Hills Benefit and Sale is set for First Friday, October 4, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at the Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main, Kansas City, Missouri. The gallery exhibition includes 159 artworks by 88 artists all derived from and inspired by the Flint Hills of Kansas and the...
Oct 5 all-day Downtown Weston
Celebrating 31 years, the Applefest event in historic downtown Weston is known throughout the Midwest as one of the best fall festivals in Missouri. Visitors to Applefest are encouraged to come early on Saturday morning to enjoy Weston’s hometown parade along Main Street at 10:00 am. The Saturday parade will feature antique tractors, classic cars, fire trucks, and bands. There...
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 5:01 pm Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Forums are 4th Thursdays, 12-1pm at the Kemper Museum. GuildIt is a FREE forum that helps craft a stronger Kansas City art economy. Come see and hear a variety of artists present their businesses. Be a part of an audience that is inspired by KC’s talent and learn as we further their growth by giving businesses ideas, resources and solutions....
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown Lee's Summit
The 12th annual Summit Art Festival is a 3-day, outdoor, high-quality fine art event held in the bustling downtown entertainment district of Lee’s Summit, MO. Featuring over 100 artists from all over the country, visitors enjoy a unique blend of art, music and food! Over 250 works of art created by area students are showcased in the Student Art Pavilion...
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Downtown Lee's Summit
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm ScrapsKC
A philanthropic event like no other in Kansas City, ReVision will combine all parts of the ScrapsKC mission – Reuse/Repurpose of materials, Education, and Homeless Renewal – to highlight the amazing creativity in our metro area. Local designers and artists at all levels have repurposed a wide variety of items which will be featured on the runway at the fashion...
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Downtown Lee's Summit
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm KU Natural History Museum
Calling all those who are artistically inclined (and those who are not)! Socialize with art enthusiasts, sketch skulls from KU Natural History Museum collections, and enjoy a presentation on the intersections between art and science from a faculty member in KU’s Department of Design.
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm KU Natural History Museum
The Endangered Species Act was signed into law in December 1973. To honor this legacy, this Discovery Day is all about endangered organisms. Learn what has been done to protect these species and what we can do to help. We’ll have specimens on display, hands-on activities, and scavenger hunts for the whole family.