Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Award-winning filmmaker and photographer Andy Mann combines his passions with purpose as a voice for the world’s oceans, following scientists to some of the most extreme locations on the planet in the hope of inspiring change.
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Casual Animal Brewing Company
Do you LOVE to color? What about coloring WITH BEER? Every third Thursday, join us for casual coloring and beer in the taproom! A great way to relax, hang out with friends, and tap into your wild side… Colored pencils and (of course) animal templates will be provided – including some of our own beer designs for you to color...
Feb 22 all-day Lawrence Arts Center
The art installation in Atmosphere will activate participants directly through a combination of tactile, audible, and visual senses. Inspired by clouds, wind, light, and rain, this work connects various forms of sensor technology with a variety of textured materials in the space. From plush yarn crocheted to form large life-size wall panels, to bumpy metal screens molded into blob-like shapes,...
Feb 22 all-day Lawrence Arts Center
2020 will mark the 40th Annual Benefit Art Auction at the Lawrence Arts Center. On this special occasion, we are proud to exhibit works from Art Auction Featured Artists from years past.
Feb 24 all-day KU Art and Design Gallery
The exhibition Sweat Sweetie shares Kadie Nugent’s process of deconstructing her online self from her IRL (in real life) self. Using digitally printed fabric of her social media accounts as repeat patterns, Nugent creates textile assemblages, soft objects, and clothing that reimagine the endless online scroll in a large installation. The closing reception is from 5-8pm on Thursday March 5th.
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm 21C Museum Hotel KC - Penthouse
RubiX is inviting supporters up to the 21C KC penthouse for a celebration of our inaugural season and a preview of what’s next. An intimate performance, feast, full bar and an incredible view are all included in the ticket price. Why a Patron Party? RubiX was very lucky to have our launch financially supported by Rocket Grants, Charlotte Street Foundation,...
Mar 4 @ 9:00 pm The Brick
What you need to know about Kansas City Poetry Slam: 1st Wednesday of every month. The Brick, 1727 McGee St. KCMO. $8 cover. $50 cash prize to first place. 10 poets compete – sign up list drops at 9 p.m. SHARP. Poets are selected via random draw. There is NO signing up before the event. The list is closed after...
Mar 5 all-day KU Art and Design Gallery
The exhibition Sweat Sweetie shares Kadie Nugent’s process of deconstructing her online self from her IRL (in real life) self. Using digitally printed fabric of her social media accounts as repeat patterns, Nugent creates textile assemblages, soft objects, and clothing that reimagine the endless online scroll in a large installation. The closing reception is from 5-8pm on Thursday March 5th.
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm H&R Block Artspace
What if a little-known dishrag, the Flag of Truce, used by the Confederate Army to surrender, became the symbol of the Civil War instead of the divisive Confederate flag? Textile and social practice artist Sonya Clark explores the symbolic power of this worn piece of cloth and a historical role reversal at the Hoffman Visiting Artist lecture.
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm Epperson Auditorium
Spend an hour with witty artist and disrupter Daniel Eatock at the first fall Current Perspectives presentation, Talking in Circles, where he’ll narrate insights to 360 images arranged around the circumference of a circle starting and ending at the top.
Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm KC Wine Co
Join us for a Totally 90s weekend at KC Wine Co! We’ll have complementary coloring pages, music, wine tastings, artisan pizzas and MORE! Bust out your gel pens and lets get coloring! Open to guests 21+ More Info: https://business.facebook.com/events/472335960333698/
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Celebrate this year’s auction with a game of I-Spy. Stroll the packed galleries and fill out your game card for a chance to win visual arts prizes.
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Casual Animal Brewing Company
Do you LOVE to color? What about coloring WITH BEER? Every third Thursday, join us for casual coloring and beer in the taproom! A great way to relax, hang out with friends, and tap into your wild side… Colored pencils and (of course) animal templates will be provided – including some of our own beer designs for you to color...
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm Epperson Auditorium
Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco explores the politics of gender, race, war, and identity through multi-media productions incorporating large-scale projections, closed-circuit television, web-based live streaming performances with audience interaction, as well as performances at cultural events that actively engage with the audience.
Apr 1 @ 9:00 pm The Brick
What you need to know about Kansas City Poetry Slam: 1st Wednesday of every month. The Brick, 1727 McGee St. KCMO. $8 cover. $50 cash prize to first place. 10 poets compete – sign up list drops at 9 p.m. SHARP. Poets are selected via random draw. There is NO signing up before the event. The list is closed after...
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
It’s not easy to arrange 200 incredible art pieces into our galleries for the annual Benefit Art Auction. Come check out the arrangement and then make your own work of art that puts many unlike things together.
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Speaker: Lawrence Scarpa of Brooks + Scarpa Architects. Why do we remember buildings, locations and experiences? Even a place visited in our childhood can conjure emotions that make an impact on us through the memories they create. Lawrence Scarpa will explain the creative process that aspires to make a lasting impression out of even a brief encounter. Lawrence Scarpa has...
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Live music & social hour starts at 7 pm. Slam starts at 7:30 pm. Cocktails throughout. Adults, 18+ only
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund our not-for-profit gallery, the auction continues to provide funding for exhibitions now occupying five spaces in the Arts Center and enriched by Art Talks, films, and more. We’re going mobile! During this year’s benefit exhibition, users will be able to make bids through our mobile bidding service, which will provide...
Apr 11 @ 9:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
This exhibit features works from preschool and kindergarten students at the Arts Center. Illuminating the roots of imagination through fearless creativity, this exhibit offers a rare and inspiring glimpse of the origin of ingenuity and inspiration. Arts Center preschoolers have the opportunity to work with professional artists, actors, dancers, and musicians; attend performances; and create in the studios. Creative confidence...
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Casual Animal Brewing Company
Do you LOVE to color? What about coloring WITH BEER? Every third Thursday, join us for casual coloring and beer in the taproom! A great way to relax, hang out with friends, and tap into your wild side… Colored pencils and (of course) animal templates will be provided – including some of our own beer designs for you to color...
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm Epperson Auditorium
Casey Gerald is the author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, a memoir that stands the American Dream narrative on its head, while straddling the complex intersection of race, class, religion and sexuality. TWBNMH was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR and The New York Times. He most recently published “The Black Art of Escape” in New...
Apr 17 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.
Apr 18 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
April 18 | 7 PM April 19 | 3 PM $20 adults/$15 seniors/$13 student Coppélia is the great comedic ballet of the nineteenth century. All couples who marry at the festival for a new bell will receive a handsome dowery. Swanilda and Franz are set to be one of those couples until Franz is taken with a beautiful young girl...
Apr 19 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
April 18 | 7 PM April 19 | 3 PM $20 adults/$15 seniors/$13 student Coppélia is the great comedic ballet of the nineteenth century. All couples who marry at the festival for a new bell will receive a handsome dowery. Swanilda and Franz are set to be one of those couples until Franz is taken with a beautiful young girl...
Apr 20 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.
Apr 21 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.
Apr 22 all-day Various locations
SINCE 2010, KC DESIGN WEEK (KCDW) HAS INFORMED, CONNECTED, AND INSPIRED OUR COMMUNITY. Thousands of designers, design students, and design-savvy people have experienced our thought-provoking and creativity-boosting programming. This collaborative experience offers opportunities to interact with all areas of design, including architecture, graphics, interiors, products, fashion, landscape architecture, planning, and urban environments.