Community Events

Upcoming Events

    Now Accepting Applications:  InterUrban ArtHouse will be opening their newly expanded studios in just a few months at 8001 Newton Street in Downtown Overland Park.  The former Post Office sorting facility is currently under construction and will soon be home to 12 additional studios, a coffee shop, and large programming space!  They are maintaining their current space across the street at 8001 Conser Street and will be considering applicants for that space as well!  Learn More

    DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 29TH

    Join Artist Inc. alumni at the KC Urban Potters at the Midwest Pottery Fest at #4 Wesport Rd, KC this Mother’s Day weekend!  We’re inviting 6 nationally recognized artists to join us for a weekend full of food, drinks, music, artist demonstrations talks, a Flower Bar on Sunday for Mother’s Day, and, of course, a wonderful selection of unique, handmade pottery.

    Friday evening, May 12, from 5-8 is their Opening Reception with drinks, food, & live music by local Klezmer band, Tiny Flowers.  Get a first look at the newest work by all 13 artists, who will be in attendance & happy to talk with you about their work.

    Saturday’s sale, May 13, will include artists demonstrations & presentations about their work throughout the day. (see schedule) Check out the energetic scene here in Westport, with a variety of restaurants & local creative shops in our neighborhood, including Oddly Correct Coffee & Maker Goods.  Spend the day with us perusing the pottery, visiting with and watching the artists work during their demonstrations & talks, & exploring the local scene.

    On Sunday, May 14, we will host a Mother’s Day Flower Bar! Bring the family out for a unique Mother’s Day experience.  Choose from a variety of artist made vases and create your own bouquet.  We’ll have a designer on hand if you need a little help arranging.  Enjoy coffee by Oddly Correct, juice, & pastries for a one-of-a-kind day with Mom.

    More info at kcurbanpotters.com

     

    Saturday Artist Demos/Talks

    10-10:50 Meredith Host & Alex Watson, demo

    11-11:50 Louis Reilly & Chandra DeBuse, demo

    12-12:50 Rain Harris & Paul Donnelly, demo

    1-1:20 Ben Carter, artist talk

    1:30-1:50 Jessica Brandl, artist talk

    2-2:20 Tara Dawley, artist talk

    2:30-2:50 Tyler Lotz, artist, process talk

    3-3:20 Birdie Boone, artist talk

    3:30-4:20 Jana Evans & Erica Iman, demo

     

    Support for this event is provided by a Rocket Grant project award, a program of the Charlotte Street Foundation and the University of Kansas Spencer Museum of Art. Funding is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.  www. rocketgrants.org