Visual Art








Upcoming Events

Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 19, 2020


Whisper is an immersive dance experience that will include four areas of the park beginning at the Colonnade, descending steps onto Cliff Drive, pausing at Green Lake, and concluding at the Cliff Drive climbing rock face. Whisper sponsored by Charlotte Street Foundation through Art Where You're At project grants as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas City, MO. Tickets are $18 plus fees.

Performing artists include: Katie Brennan, Oscar Trujillo, and Amanda January with original music performed by Jamie Roach and Brian Deal.

Performance Dates:

Friday, September 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM. Friday tickets are available HERE.

Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 3:30 PM. Saturday tickets are available HERE.

An intimate audience of 20 will be afforded the opportunity to witness, reflect and connect within the urban and natural landscape of Cliff Drive as they are guided through the multiple sites by musicians and dancers.

Safety Requirement: Masks and social distancing will be required; audience members can readily make viewing choices, at least 6 feet apart, in the spacious environment provided by Cliff Drive.

Audience encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes as they will be standing or walking for one hour. Masks are mandatory, and bug spray, sunscreen and water are recommended for the site-specific experience. If audience members have accessibility needs, an alternate entry point to the experience that does not include stairs will be offered. Please alert organizers of any need for special assistance when buy tickets online.

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Friday, October 16, 2020 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Art Where You’re At: A Flamenco Drive-in Experience

Join Siento y Vivo Flamenco for this special event to raise funds for the Michael Shannon Musician Fund, Alcott Arts Center, and performers as they bring flamenco to the outdoors and gather together to enjoy our community and share our music and dance from Spain. Thanks to funding by Charlotte Street Foundation through the #ArtWhereYouAreAt project grant, all musicians of Siento y Vivo Flamenco will be together for the first time since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020 for an intimate outdoor performance.

Art Where You're At: A Flamenco Drive-in Experience is set for Friday, October 16 at 5:00PM. Patrons will be able to drive up or camp out on lawn chairs outside of the Alcott Arts Center (located in the Kansas City, Kansas).

Tickets are by donation but if you would like to attend and do not have the means to donate, please contact Melinda Hedgecorth through their website and they will provide you with a ticket. Tickets range from $20 to $35. Patrons are expected to follow COVID-19 safety protocols in accordance with Kansas City, KS public health policies. Performing musicians in Siento y Vivo Flamenco include: Beau Bledsoe (guitar), Coleen Dieker (violin), Michael McClintock (guitar and palmas), John Currey (percussion), Antonio Rojas (Flamenco song) and Melinda Hedgecorth (Flamenco dance).

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