“Rest Assured You Are [Once Again] Under Video Surveillance”

“Rest Assured You Are Under Video Surveillance” has reappeared between Chalmers Hall and the School of Architecture building on the University of Kansas’s main campus.  Weather permitting, the installation will remain in place through Friday, 29 April 2016.  This particular appearance is unique in that the installation is visible along two major arteries of pedestrian…

Artwork Created Thus Far

 3/12/2016:  Choreography based on the dancing figures in Spiro Mound imagery WATCH VIDEO HERE >> 3/26/ 2016:  Interpreting creation stories through charcoal drawings…READ MORE >>

#2 – Our Universes: a storytelling

On March 26th we met for our second session.   When a dancer is involved, everything begins with a warm-up We started the day in a circle, rehearsing our budding choreography…READ MORE >> # 2 – Our Universes: a storytelling

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…

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…

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…