The Fade: Muralist’s Called to Walls

Citizens of the Republic! Early voting has already begun. The summer light is fading but not your dreams. They remain resolute as will your interest in the next iteration of Cut Your Hair in the Socialist Style. You won’t want to miss this one.

TONIGHT! THE FLOOR!

Hello All! Cat Mahari here, and I’m thankful tonight that the premiere of Rocket Grant Funded #TheFloor is tonight! AND at a new location! The Quilombo Cultural Center at 3504 Woodland Ave 6:30-9:30pm! This first weekend of The Floor features the amazing live performance of theatre artist Rasheedat Badejo! And we encounter her migration story…

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…

2016 Rocket Grants Award Winners Announced!

The Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum of Art at KU are delighted to announce the winners of 2016 Rocket Grants Awards: Eleven innovative and public-facing projects were chosen from among a competitive pool – all with a reach towards audiences outside of traditional arts venues and some with a specific focus on stimulating and…

Closing Reception for “Traces and Trajectories”

On Friday, March 4th, participants gathered for the closing reception of “Traces & Trajectories”, an exhibit featuring the work of selected regional artists who have completed Rocket Grants-awarded projects during the first six years of the program. The night was a high-spirited celebration that included a photo shoot produced by Blanket Undercover and musical performance conceived…

Rocket Talk: Judith G. Levy and Jessica Borusky on “Persona and Place”

Saturday, February 6th, a comfortable crowd gathered to sit in a few rows of chairs, set to one side of the “Traces and Trajectories” exhibition. The show had its opening debut the night before, at  Charlotte Street Foundation’s La Esquina gallery. Jessica Borusky and Judith G. Levy are current and former Rocket Grant recipients, and…

Express Yourself, first event Saturday February 27, noon

Join One Struggle KC and Una Lucha KC in a four part series of Art + Healing sessions to help people of color express struggles and achievements within our communities. Events are FAMILY FRIENDLY, FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. This first ART + HEALING session will include the official launch of the Ayotzinapa Vive…

Awards announced for 2015-2016 Rocket Grants Program!

Charlotte Street Foundation and the KU Spencer Museum of Art proudly announce twelve new Rocket Grants (nine Full Project Awards and three Research & Development Awards) making up the largest package of funding in the program’s six year history! $64,000 was awarded by the 2015 Selection Panel (Rashayla Marie Brown, David Wilson, Amber Hansen and…

For The Love Of Beeps

Last summer Beep Goes The Weasel came to the Boulevard Drive In, and aired on local TV and radio stations. This year the project has added more venues, widened audience interaction, and picked up a sponsor! BGTW will return to the Boulevard Drive In (located at 1051 Merriam Ln, Kansas City, KS) for 8 dates this…