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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…

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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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…


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…

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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Press coverage from WGBH

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.


Charlotte Street Foundation announces three recipients for the 2020 StartUp Residency in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast Neighborhood

KANSAS CITY, MO, October 9, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to announce the three recipients of the 2020 StartUp Residency storefronts at Pendleton ArtsBlock in the Historic Northeast neighborhood of Kansas City. The three announced recipien…

Press coverage from The Pitch KC

The Stray Cat Film Center is keeping KC weird: Best of KC 2019

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.

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Charlotte Street Foundation opens call for submissions for 2020 Crossroads Artboards through November 18

KANSAS CITY, MO, October 7, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is ready to bring another year of the Crossroads Artboards in Kansas City’s Crossroads District. Charlotte Street Foundation is currently seeking submissions from local artists who want thei…