Colectiva Huēhuecoyōtl is a new ensemble in the region, with a mission to combine music, education and social justice. The organization provides free-of-cost entertainment for nonprofit organizations that cater specifically
This “Honour Mask” by Métis artist Lisa Shepherd is one of six coronavirus masks commissioned by the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art from Native American, Indigenous and First Nations artists. “The Honour Mask is a tribute to the people who have crossed over to spirit because of the Covid-19 virus . . . and for […]
If you’ve been paying attention to the Kansas City classical music scene during the last 20 years or so, you’ve heard her voice. Described as “sparkling,” “stand-out” and “soulful,” Sarah Tannehill Anderson is one of the most sought-after coloratura sopranos in the region.
The Charlotte Street Foundation Rises to the Challenge as COVID-19 Complicates the Move to its New Headquarters This was not how Amy Kligman planned it. As executive and artistic director of the Charlotte Street Foundation, Kligman, under normal circumstances, this summer would be preparing for an incoming contingent of artists in residence. She’d be exponentially […]
Only three of the galleries in Kansas City are owned and operated by African Americans; joining Ron Chaney’s EthnicArt Gallery, two are owned by Black women, who face the double-edged sword of structural racism and structural sexism.
So much can happen to an artist in four years. Since graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2016 with an emphasis in painting, Bo Hubbard has been going with the flow while making key shifts in his art practice. “KC Studio” readers might recall the emerging artist’s recent role as co-founder of the queer art collective, Alter Art Space.
Talented, sometimes troubled and often ill, Arthur M. Kraft (1922 – 1977) forged a major art career in his native Kansas City, while exhibiting throughout the United States and Europe. Now the fate of one of his foremost contributions to the city — a mosaic mural of a joyful, playful circus panorama, is uncertain. The […]