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Charlotte Street Announces Visual Artist Awards and Generative Performing Artist Awards for 2020

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.

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Charlotte Street Foundation announces 2020 recipients of Visual Artist and Generative Performing Artist Awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo, February 11, 2020: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the three local recipients of the 2020 Visual Artist Awards and two local recipients of the 2020 Generative Performing Artist Awards. This year, Charlotte Street’s V…

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Rocket Grants Coordinator Julia Cole Steps Down After 10 Years, Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum Bid a Grateful Farewell

KANSAS CITY, MO, January 13, 2020: After more than 10 years of service with the Charlotte Street Foundation, Program Coordinator Julia Cole will be stepping down from her role on January 31, 2020. Cole managed the Rocket Grants program which supports i…

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Rocket Grants Director Julia Cole Exits Program

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.“

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Charlotte Street Foundation and BOK Financial announce 2020-21 Artboards Participants

KANSAS CITY, MO, December 20, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation and BOK Financial are excited to announce the artists who have been selected to participate in the 2020-2021 Crossroads Artboards. The Artboards are located above BOK Financial’s branch in…

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Press coverage from KC Studio Magazine

A Room of Their Own

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.

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CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION SEEKS GRANTS & AWARDS PROGRAMS MANAGER

The Job Opportunity: The Grants & Awards Programs Manager will be a key administrator of Charlotte Street’s Grantmaking Activity, and be a representative of the Charlotte Street Foundation externally in the local, regional, and national arts commun…

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New Artboards installed for the 2019-20 Winter Season in Kansas City’s Crossroads District

KANSAS CITY, MO, December 9, 2019: In partnership with BOK Financial, the new Crossroads Artboards have been installed above BOK Financial’s Crossroads branch at 125 Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, MO. Charlotte Street Foundation is excited for dow…

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Press coverage from CityScene KC

ArtsBlock Creating a Cultural Haven on Independence Avenue

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.

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Jared Bowen interviews Fatimah Tuggar

WGBH's Jared Bowen interviews 2019 Visual Artist Award Fellow Fatimah Tuggar about her current work at the Davis Museum.

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