The Billboard series activates a pre-existing billboard located on the parking lot of the gallery at 1628 Wyoming Street and furthers 50/50’s mission of activating unused urban spaces. Open calls for proposals occur six times annually.  Each open call is specific to the respective exhibition on display. Proposals for 50/50’s Billboard Series are open to … Continue reading


Columbus Park Concrete Pour Postponed

Scheduling challenges have postponed today’s concrete pour. Thanks if you were planning to come out, and we will let you know when the rescheduled pour will take place!


50/50 Inaugural Exhibition CO-HOST Now On View

A little less than 12 weeks ago had you driven by 50/50 you would have seen two non-descript shipping containers situated on a freshly repaved parking lot. Driving by the containers’ home at 1628 Wyoming today and you will find a much different view, a fully operational and sustainable off grid gallery. The gallery opened on Friday, August … Continue reading


Columbus Park – Build Days This Weekend At The Skate Park

This coming Friday and Saturday, September 11 & 12, Harrison Street DIY will be working on the build out of the 2015 Rocket Grants awarded project The Columbus Park Skate Park. As part of the overall scope of the project, members of the public are invited to come and help – and learn how to … Continue reading

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Video update for Haven

Jarret Mellenbruch, who received one of the first Rocket Grants in 2010 to build a prototype Haven beehive (installed in the gardens at 18/Broadway in Kansas City) is featured in this short video made by KCPT. In it, you can follow the way his project has grown over the years, advancing towards his goal of … Continue reading


Zz School Fall enrolment now open

Fall Enrollment is officially open! Did you hear about how our classes will be held in two locations!?! Yep! We’re on a roll with our screen print based courses at Oddities Prints, so we’re trying a new class called “Wild Style Yardage Printing.” AND, new this fall, we will be offering letterpress and bookbinding classes … Continue reading

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Una Lucha KC – call for creatives

Full flyer including Spanish text here. This project received a 2015 Rocket Grant. For more details see here. Una Lucha KC and One Struggle KC would like to invite you to be a part of an artistic project to illustrate one of its original coloring books describing the history of the 43 students who were … Continue reading

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Lessons from Exes: How to Take a Pill

Lessons from Exes has some lessons for you!  We have recorded interviews with about thirty women in Kansas City and Lawrence, and the edited versions, each about two minutes long, are ready for a listen.  A few samples are below.  Listen, and learn: how to take a pill; how to hit a golf ball; how … Continue reading

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Live TV Live presents: Cahoots, Chicanery and Carpetbagging

Just this week, a collective calling themselves the East Ninth Street Placekeepers published a highly informative website. The website functions as an archive of letters of concern from Lawrence residents, national publications on placemaking and dis-placemaking, letters to the editor and visual responses pertaining to the ongoing project. In a section titled Follow the Money, … Continue reading


Black Lives Matter Coloring Books – Creatives wanted

One Struggle KC and Una Lucha KC are seeking creatives to complete 2 Black Lives Matter coloring books with story lines . One will focus on children, the other on adults. Creatives will be paid and asked to collaborate with others on the project. Applications due by 5:00 PM, Monday, July 13. Project information at: … Continue reading


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