2018 Rocket Grants Applications Open TODAY!

You have 70 days until March 26 to propose your dream, public-facing project somewhere within 80 miles of Kansas City. Up to $6,000 per project is available for inventive, under-the-radar work by [...]

A Very Long Night at KC Artist Coalition this Friday

Please stop by the Kansas City Artist Coalition this Friday  for the opening of A Very Long Night… my recent works in graphite, digital prints, and experimental animation. Oct [...]

If Da Dirt Could Talk, First Quilt

If Da Dirt Could Talk, a collaborative 2013 Rocket Grants project by Nedra Bonds and Dr. Nancy Dawson, has begun its engagement with the students at Stony Point South Elementary School, a few [...]

A Blade of Grass Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

Check out the launch of the A Blade Of Grass Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art! Online application form opened Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Application Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2013 Seven [...]

Front/Space wins 2013 Rauschenberg Foundation SEED Grant

One of the current Rocket Grants recipients Front/Space (see Leandra Burnett, Sarah Murphy and Kent Szlauderbach’s project Civilian Stories) is a surprise recipient of three year’s [...]

Chicago Artist Alberto Aguilar presents work at JCCC October 1

Don’t miss this chance to see Alberto Aguilar (http://albertoaguilar.org) present his recent work! Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum Tuesday October 1, noon to 1 PM In addition to his [...]

BEN WEBSTER: from Kansas City to Copenhagen

The Society for the Prevention of Un-necessary Demolition (s.p.u.d.) in partnership with the Mutual Musicians Foundation of Kansas City and the Ben Webster Foundation in Copenhagen Denmark [...]

Awein's Dream Cart taking shape

  When Awein Lual Wol was eight years old, her Aunt Arek took her from war-torn South Sudan to Kenya. In Nairobi, Arek and Awein worked as servants in various private homes and restaurants. [...]

Requiem for Virgil Thomson

The Society for the Prevention of Un-necessary Demolition (s.p.u.d.) presented its first movement of the Public Service Announcement: KC Endangered project on Friday August 9, 2013 at the site of [...]

Give take give project featured in keynote address at KU

Lawrence-based artist Dave Loewenstein has recently completed his 2012 Rocket Grants project Give Take Give, in which he documented the informal gift economy that had arisen around a dumpster [...]