2023 Art in the Loop Closing Reception, Wed., Nov. 8, 5:30.pm


Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Kansas City Public Library Central Library

14  West 10th Street
Kansas City, Missouri

Join with friends and colleagues as we celebrate the 2023 Art in the Loop Project: Celebrate The curated outdoor exhibition, staged in partnership with KC Streetcar, concludes with an in-person reception, illustrated review, and reflection on the year’s artwork and performances. Art in the Loop organizers and participants will look back on the artistic works and performances featured from June to October.

The evening will include a reception with live music by Kirstie Lynn and Galen Clark from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. followed by a presentation highlighting this year’s art installations and performances, including first-hand accounts from selected artists from 6- 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with an additional performance by Lynn & Clark.

2023 Visual Artists

  • Adrianne Clayton
  • Arin Yoon
  • BubbleGum Kurt
  • Fred Trease
  • Isaiah Lee
  • Kaitlyn B. Jones
  • Khyneesha Edwards
  • Madeline Marak

2023 Performing Artists

  • Alber
  • Circus Scorpius
  • Encodetherobot
  • Kansas City Dance Collective
  • Kirstie Lynn and Galen Clark
  • Mimi Nichole
  • Soundz of Samba
  • The Swallowtails
  • Tristian Griffin Dance Collective
  • True Lions
  • Underground Homies
  • Zee Underscore

Art in the Loop is designed to make cultural experiences available to downtown residents, visitors, workers, and anyone who finds their way in downtown Kansas City. This art exhibition and performance series was financially supported by the KCMO-Neighborhood Tourism Development Fund, Missouri Arts Council, ArtsKC, the KC Streetcar Authority, the Downtown Council of Kansas City, Downtown Community Improvement District and many generous corporate sponsors including Stinson, Copaken Brooks, JE Dunn Construction,  Henderson Engineers, and UMB, as well as the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts, Commerce Bank Trustee, and the Kansas City Art Institute.  We also appreciate the support of our site partners, Kansas City Public Library, City Market, and Union Station.

The best way to get to the Art in the Loop closing reception is by KC Streetcar. Just hop on and ride to the Library streetcar stop at 9th & Main.  If driving, parking is available in the Library garage on Baltimore.

Click here to RSVP. Contact Ann Holliday, ann@downtownkc.org, with any questions.