Megan Mantia & Leone Anne Reeves Public Talk
Thursday September 25th at 6pm
1000 W. 25th St,
Kansas City MO 64108 Local artists Megan Mantia & Leone Anne Reeves are giving a talk at La Esquina about their Year of Dreams project that is continually ongoing. This talk will have a specific emphasis on their recent trip to the Gathering of the Juggalos. Judging by the photos we have seen so far, this will be an interesting lecture and discussion about Juggalos and more! What other time will you have a chance to experience a discussion about where faygo meets fine art? RSVP is requested via Facebook here
Ceiling Scape: An Installation by Jill Downen
Thursday September 25th 6-9pm
The Hown’s Den: Nomadic + Domestic Exhibition Space
Kansas City MO 64110
In the Hown’s Den’s new space artist Jill Downen is transforming the ceiling of a family home into an installation. The artist’s own attraction to domestic architecture is activating the work she is presenting this weekend. We are excited to see a domestic space transformed from above. More can be found in the writing on the work available on the event page here.
R U HR – H& R Block Artspace@ 15
Friday September 26th 6-11pm
16 E 43rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
The H&R Block Artspace has been around for 15 years, and on Friday it is being transformed into a music, art, and food celebration space curated by Mark Southerland. Tickets are only $25 dollars and proceeds benefit the Artspace. The programs they put on, public lectures, exhibitions and more have a great influence on the dialogue of Kansas City. For the amount you would spend elsewhere on food and drink, come support a local arts organization!
#Awkward, a group exhibition featuring Eric Conrad, Andrew Dickson, Brooke Inman, Lilly McElroy, and Lee Walton
“Here’s Some New Stuff”, a solo exhibition by Mike Erickson
1613 Genessee St.
Kansas City MO 64102
Both of these exhibitions opened last week at Plug Projects but they are fantastic and run through October 25th. Lots of sincere work commenting on modern social relationships in #Awkward and nightmarish scenes – and one the most interesting way to hang a painting by local artist Mike Erickson. Go! Spend your Saturday with interesting work!
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