CSF news from elsewhere.
Via KCUR 89.3 FM
Pat Alexander, Charlotte Street's programming and studio residency manager, says a lot of thought went into the two locations. He and his staff attended neighborhood meetings and listened to community officers to learn what sort of programming would be of interest to residents.
"So they're not just popping in and saying, 'We're art. We're here. Like it,'" Alexander notes. Instead, they're asking themselves, "How are you really going to interact with these communities?"
Via Informality Blog
Charlotte Street Foundation (CSF) announces the 2020 Visual Artist and Generative Performing Artist Awards from the Kansas City region. A milestone on CSF’s giving is this year also marks the 100th Visual Artist Award granted.
Via Informality Blog
Rocket Grants Director Julia Cole has vacated her position after a decade in that role.
Launched in 2009, The Rocket Grants program is “a partnership between the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO and the Spencer Museum of Art at KU in Lawrence, KS, with funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.“
Via KC Studio Magazine
For three local arts organizations, the new year also means a new address — 2300 Independence Avenue in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast Neighborhood. It’s no coincidence. The African American Artists Collective, Kansas City Public Theatre and Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography have all been awarded Charlotte Street Start Up Residencies on the ground floor of the new Pendleton ArtsBlock.
Via CityScene KC
ArtsBlock, a new project near downtown on Independence Avenue, more than lives up to its name by offering places for artists to live and work, as well as an exhibition gallery and art class space for kids.
Via The Pitch KC
In a year when multiple arts spaces have shuttered or relocated, we’re looking for any excuse to remain optimistic about the scene. Stray Cat Film Center makes it easy.
Via Fox 4 News - Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Artists with an eye for photography are making their way to Kansas City to view what we have to offer through their lenses.
On Wednesday, artists spruced up the Black Box Performance Space, near 40th and Troost, for a big event this weekend.
The venue, along with the Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photographers and Charlotte Street Foundation, will host traveling photographers with Free Film: USA.