First Lady? in 2019: An Interview with DeDe Deville

Drag performer DeDe Deville and I sat down in the Mid-century Modern front room of her cozy house on Strawberry Hill. Before I mic’ed her up and we settled in to talk, she showed me the projects [...]

Q&A with Grace Suh

Grace Suh, a 2018 Rocket Grant recipient, is in the midst of creating her multimedia musical Supreme/Being. It tells the chaotic story of an American TV talent search called “The Voice [...]

2019 Rocket Grants applications open today!!

You have 57 days until March 11 to propose your dream, public-facing project somewhere within 80 miles of Kansas City. Up to $6,000 per project is available for extraordinary, inventive, [...]

2018 Award Winners Announced!

The Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum of Art at KU are delighted to announce the winners of 2018 Rocket Grants Awards: Eleven innovative and public-facing projects were chosen from [...]

Breaking Art

Open House

Transfiguration

MIXED MEdia: A Healing Arts Journey for Veterans

#GetWoke: Queer and Trans People of Color

The Battery Tour