Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community
Charlotte Street’s largest annual event has arrived. Come celebrate the diverse group of artists working in downtown Kansas City! The CSF Studio Residents invite you to browse through their intimate work spaces for one night. Meet the artists, check out the works in progress, purchase affordable art and zines, experience temporary art installations, record a podcast, and watch live performances. CSF’s Town Pavilion art studios are one year free workspaces provided to Writers, Performers and Visual Artists. The studios are located at 1100 Walnut, 6th floor and will feature 25 studio spaces on FRIDAY APRIL 29th 6-10pm. FREE PARKING at Commerce Bank 10th/Main. Sponsored by Boulevard Brewery.
SATURDAY April 30th 12-4pm It’s all about CSF’s Paragraph Gallery 21 E. 12th St which features studio resident art exhibitions and projects. “The One Thing That Can Save America” curated by Jessica Baran (STL- Fort Gondo) has put together a fabulous exhibit featuring Archive Collective, Paris of the Plains, Lara Shipley, Paige Hinshaw, Max Adrian, Molly Garrett, and Hannah Carr.
12:30 curator/artist talk
1:30 Writers Reading Room- newly published exhibition book featuring resident writers- Lucas Wetzel, Danny Volin and Jason Preu
2:30 Paris of the Plains Podcast Listening Party- “One Thing That Saved You” + MORE
3:00 Amado Espinoza music and dance performance in Oppenstein Park at 12th and Walnut
A wonderful weekend to experience a multitude of art being created downtown!