BLACK LIVES MATTER

September 8th, 6-10 p.m. September 9th, 6-10 p.m. 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 50/50 presents two evenings of six facilitators conducting hourly workshops in response to the recent violent events of the summer of 2016. These facilitators will utilize the empty containers of 50/50 to lead expanded workshops with complete creative freedom…

The Liminal and the Limitless at 50/50

THE LIMINAL AND THE LIMITLESS June 17th – August 4th, 2016 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 The Liminal and the Limitless features the work of Stephen Proski (KC), Samara Umbral (KC), Maya Martinez (BM) and Troyese Robinson (LA). The works of these four artists are steadfast in their shared flatness and sense…

FIFTY at FIFTY FIFTY opens Friday, Apr. 15th

April 15th – June 3rd, 2016 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 In this exhibition over fifty resources are presented by half local and half national artists, musicians, children, curators, archivists, as well as those from varying titles or titles in-between. These resources are displayed in a manner that encourages interaction within the…

50/50’s next exhibition SOMETHING ALONG THE LINES OF opens Friday, Feb. 19th

    February 19th – April 2nd 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 Brook Hsu (CT) Annie Woodfill (KC) Caitlin Horsmon (KC) Billboard by: Mariah Randell (KC) Inherent to contemporary art today are forms of practice that work between many iterations of image making, including painting, film, video and performance. This exhibition examines the…

50/50 bridging local and national arts in Kansas City

Check out this great new interview in Temporary Art Review with Cambria Potter and Hannah Lodwick from 2014 Rocket Grant funded project 50/50, TODAY, December 12, at 3 PM, the first of the 50/50 lecture series will be happening at the gallery in the West Bottoms. The lot is on Wyoming, just across from the…

50/50’s next exhibition THINGS TO BE READ opens Friday, Oct. 16th

October 16th – December 4th 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 Patricia Bordallo (KC) Brett Ginsburg (KC) Julian Chams (NY) Kameelah Janan Rasheed (NY) Billboard by: Andrew Ordonez (KC) In an effort to analyze the many facets of contemporary art making, language has been revisited time and time again by artists, critics, and…

50/50 OPEN CALL FOR BILLBOARD SUBMISSIONS

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…

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…

Rupturing the Institutional Model: 50/50

         The 50/50 project, headed up by director/curator Cambria Potter, has been greeted with much anticipation throughout the Kansas City community. This revolutionary project was started with funding from a Rocket Grant, and then extended by a successful kickstarter campaign. Potter says that the 50/50 team is eager to reveal what they have…

50/50 Call for Billboard Proposals

50/50 Announces First Open Call for Billboard Proposals!  About the Billboard Series: The series activates a pre existing Billboard on the parking lot where 50/50 is located at 1628 Wyoming Street, and furthers 50/50’s mission of activating unused urban space. Open calls for proposals occur three times annually, with deadlines in January, March, and November….

50/50 Progress

Since being awarded the Rocket Grant in May, 50/50 has made major progress towards its mission of activating unused urban space in the West Bottoms. In July 50/50 launched a Kickstarter and social media marketing campaign to increase community awareness and raise the additional funds outlined in the project’s budget. The paralleled campaigns along with a well attended Kickstarter…