ART IN THE LOOP

Engaging Artists in the Revitalization of Downtown KC

Learn more about Art in the Loop! This video tells the story of the organization’s founding, purpose and future.

There are 50 art installations located in the center of Downtown KC!

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Public Art Installations

  • Uplifted Arms

    2005 by Davin Watne and Dylan Mortimer
    10th and Main Transit Plaza

  • ARTwall

    2014 FRESH BREAD by Sean Starowitz
    Town Pavilion Garage, 13th and Grand

  • Celestial Flyways and Star Disk

    2008 by Laura DeAngelis with DA+UD
    12th and Walnut, Oppenstein Brothers Memorial Park

  • The Commons

    2012 by Julia Cole + Leigh Rosser
    Pedestrian Alley off  Baltimore between 10th and 11th Streets

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Public Art Map

AILF has commissioned 4 installations in Downtown Kansas City which are indicated with the red markers in the map below. Many other entities including the Municipal Arts Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO) the Parks and Recreation Department of KCMO, the City of Fountains, as well as private entities have installed or maintain art in the public realm of Downtown Kansas City. (Click on the icons for images and information.)

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About Us

The mission of the Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF) is to contribute to the visual identity, enrichment, and revitalization of Downtown Kansas City, create new opportunities for artistic development, and expand public interaction with new art of excellence. AILF is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to commissioning public art for Downtown.

AILF seeks to play a proactive role in bringing further attention to Kansas City as a place where exciting and accomplished contemporary art is not just happening but is, in fact, helping to define the city’s identity.

Our Board of Directors

Douglas Y. Curran, Chair - Partner, Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Porter Arneill - Director/Public Art Administrator Municipal Art Commission, City of Kansas City, Missouri

Grant Burcham - President, Missouri Bank & Trust

Jacqueline Chanda - President, Kansas City Art Institute

Jon Copaken - Partner, Copaken Brooks 

Bill Dietrich - President & CEO, Downtown Council of Kansas City

Cathy Beaham Smith - Vice President, Corporate Planning, Faultless Starch/Bon Ami

Our Program Director

Ann Holliday, Downtown Council of Kansas City
ann@downtownkc.org
(816) 979-1072
1000 Walnut, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Social Media

Find us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/artintheloop

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Supporters