Show your support for the arts in Kansas City with our free Zoom backgrounds.

We’ve collected some of our favorite photos of arts spaces around the Kansas City metro area and are making them available to our readers as Zoom backgrounds. Show your support for the arts in Kansas City from the comfort of your own home!

How to download and use these images:

Right-click the image you’d like to your computer, select “save as,” and then follow Zoom’s steps to install them as a virtual background:

  1. Log in to the Zoom web portal or zoom app on your computer.
  2. Go to “settings” and select “virtual background.”
  3. Click the plus sign to upload a new image and choose the virtual background you’ve downloaded from the local folder on your computer.

For more information about uploading Zoom backgrounds, visit their in-depth tutorial.

These images also work well as desktop backgrounds for most screens.

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (photo by Jim Barcus)
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (photo by Jim Barcus)
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (photo by Jim Barcus)
Musicians mingle with the audience in the Kauffman Center’s Brandmeyer Hall. (photo by Nathan Lang)
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art lawn with “Shuttlecocks,” by Claes Oldenburg
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art celebrated its 10th anniversary of the Bloch Building in 2017 with a performance by Quixotic featuring projection, choreography and music. (photo by Jim Barcus)
View of the exhibition “Napoleon: Power and Splendor” at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. Exhibition ran through March 10th, 2019. (photo by Jim Barcus)
From the July/August 2019 issue of KC Studio magazine: Jason Needham’s landscapes on view at the Lawrence Arts Center. (photo by Jim Barcus)
Photo provided by the Folly Theater
Entrance to C. Stephen Metzler Hall at the Folly Theater (photo by Jim Barcus)
2016 October First Fridays in the 18th and Vine Jazz District. (photo by Jim Barcus)
From “The Eyes of Picasso” exhibition, on view at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 2018 (photo by Jim Barcus)
From “The Eyes of Picasso” exhibition, on view at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 2018 (photo by Jim Barcus)
The three knotted motifs in Newton’s “The Beginning of No End” reproduce the interior of a gold-and-electrum-plated lobed cup from approximately 1000 BCE. (photo by Jim Barcus)
A selection of our favorite KC Studio covers. Enjoy!

Covering Kansas City’s performing, visual, cinematic and literary arts.

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