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.

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

Jon Copaken – Principal, Copaken Brooks 

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

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

Randy Williams – Director, Foundation and Cooprorate Development, Kansas City Art Institute

Program Director

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

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