Charlotte Street Foundation releases statement regarding Visual Artist Award Exhibition at Kemper Museum

In preparation for the upcoming Visual Artist Award Exhibition at Kemper Museum, Charlotte Street Foundation has decided to release an official statement from the organization related to artist demonstrations at Kemper Museum. You can read the statemen…

2020 Charlotte Street Awards

Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Call for Applications for 2020 Visual Artist Awards and Generative Performing Artist Awards

The deadline for applications is Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11:59 PM (Mountain Time) KANSAS CITY, MO, September 16, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation has opened the application window for local artists to apply towards the 2019 Charlotte Street Visua…

Blackbox on Troost

Neighborhood Artists Residency at 4001 Troost is set to transition into Blackbox on Troost this October

After 18 months of hosting the Neighborhood Artists Residency (NAR) pilot-program at 4001 Troost Avenue, Charlotte Street Foundation is working with former NAR residents to transition the space into a community black box venue named Blackbox on Troost…

Jane Booth artwork Crossroads KC

New Artboards installed in Kansas City’s Crossroads District above Mobank for the Fall season

KANSAS CITY, MO, September 3, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce that the next installation of the 2019-20 Artboards has been installed above Mobank at 125 Southwest Boulevard in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, MO during t…

Press coverage from Fox 4 News - Kansas City

Traveling artists coming to KC with mobile dark room on quest to photograph America

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.

READ MORE at Fox 4 News - Kansas City
Image of art from Allison Shelden and Kiki Serna

Charlotte Street Foundation announces 32 artists for 2019-20 Studio Residency Program

KANSAS CITY, Mo, July 23, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the selection of 32 artists and collectives for its year-long Studio Residency program in Town Pavilion. The residency tenure begins September 2019 and runs through Augu…


2020 StartUp Residency Call is now open!

CALL FOR APPLICANTS:2020 StartUp Residency DEADLINE: August 25, 2019 by 11:59 PM (CST) Charlotte Street Foundation opens call for 2020 StartUp Residency program­­ KANSAS CITY, Mo, July 16, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation has partnered with the develo…


Construction for Charlotte Street Foundation’s new headquarters set to begin later this summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo, July 10, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announ­­ce that construction will begin later this summer for its new headquarters at 3333 Wyoming Street, Kansas City, MO, 64111, along the Roanoke industrial corridor. The new…

Press coverage from Informality Blog

On the Other Side: Reflections on William Plummer’s Passages to my Ā pó: Transplanted Joss

The word “melt” suggests potential, a process triggered by a reaction. What triggers is numerous, but how do traditions, roles, definitions, entire notions of being and selfhood begin to melt away through our work? What gets left behind? The artists featured in the exhibition Melt, as stated by curator Camile E. Messerly, “are in-transition,” but where are they going? And are we as viewers on this same journey? This work required to proceed from one place to another–whether physical, spiritual, mental, or emotional–occupied me as I analyzed William Plummer’s installation Passages to my Ā pó: Transplanted Joss.

READ MORE at Informality Blog
Press coverage from KCUR 89.3 FM

This Kansas City Art Institute Grad Helped Taylor Swift Tell People To ‘Calm Down’

Former Rocket Grant recipient Megan Mantia recently helped produce Taylor Swift's new video.