Entries by Ann

Art in the Loop Celebrates Public Art in Downtown Kansas City

httpv://youtu.be/mZhaL7r3-RA Nearly 100 people visited The Box Gallery on Friday, June 6, to view the art exhibition “Art in the Loop: 10-Years of Revitalizing Downtown KC with Public Art”.  The exhibition takes a new look at the organizations’ successful projects and reveals their plans for the future. Why is public art important to Downtown Kansas City?  […]

Public ARTwall is now serving FRESH BREAD

The Art in the Loop Foundation‘s new ARTwall was installed on Thursday, May 8, the on the south side of the Town Pavilion Garage at 13th & Grand. The 2014 ARTwall entitled FRESH BREAD  by Sean Starowitz captures a moment in the artist’s community based art project also entitled FRESH BREAD. In the words of the […]

What Makes A Great City? A Downtown Arts Campus

What Makes a Great City? A Downtown Arts Campus Wednesday, September 5, 2012  6:30pm @ Kansas City Public Library, Central Library, 14 W 10th Street Imagine a Downtown Campus for the Arts with more than 600 music, dance and visual art students studying, exhibiting, performing, living and playing in Downtown Kansas City. Imagine a campus that embraces […]

Downtown Council endorses TIGER grant application for Streetcar

The Executive Committee of the Downtown Council of Kansas City voted unanimously on Thursday, April 19 to endorse the City’s pursuit of a federal $25 million Tiger IV grant application considered crucial to building a $100 million Downtown Streetcar system. The endorsement marks an important milestone in the streetcar development process. It illustrates a spirit […]

Thursday, October 28th: Five Businesses Recognized For Their Commitment to Downtown KC

Five businesses located in Downtown Kansas City will be recognized by the Downtown Council at a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 28th. This quarterly recognition event is organized by the DTC’s Business Retention Committee and honors businesses for their ongoing commitment to Downtown Kansas City. The businesses to be honored include: BKD, LLP […]

New Community Kitchen Opens In Downtown Kansas City

Leaders from the Downtown Council (DTC), Episcopal Community Services (ECS), and reStart, recently came together to celebrate the opening of the new Kansas City Community Kitchen.  Over 150 people attended this event which was catered by the new kitchen. The Community Kitchen, developed in partnership with the DTC and ECS, opened in the Downtown Community […]