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Monthly Archives: February 2017

S. Helen Buening Student Art Show opens this Sunday: Atchison Arts Center

Celebrating Youth Art Month at the Muchnic

Opening Sunday March, 5th 1-4pm

Creative artworks from Atchison and Hiawatha art students in grades K through 12 will be on display during the month of March at the Muchnic Art Gallery in Atchison, Kansas. This multi- media exhibit, sponsored by the Atchison Art Association, highlights Youth Art Month, a national celebration sponsored…

How to tackle a big project


As your goals grow and your projects begin to evolve, so too do the complexities of these projects. As a creative type, the first impulse might be to dive in – headfirst. Although a just-get-it-done approach is an excellent work ethic, the margin for error is enormous.



First, know that execution with no plan is a formula…

This Friday at The Rice Gallery The 2nd Annual National Juried Plein Air Show

Show opens Friday, February 24th, 2017 5-8pm.

An exclusive juried selection of works painted “en plein air” by many of our nation’s most talented outdoor painters!

The paintings featured in this special event have been hand selected by our panel of jurors from
hundreds of online submissions, offering a unique survey of works that represent and celebrate the true…

Tallgrass Artist Residency will invite 8-10 artists for two-week program

The Tallgrass Artist Residency will invite 8-10 artists to participate in two-week residency periods between April 17 and September 22, 2017, as well as a group exhibition and artist talks on September 23, 2017.

This residency seeks to create connection and conversation across the Great Plains by requesting that applicants currently live in a place that is ecologically considered…

The Bloch Galleries: opens to public on March 11, 2017

The Marion and Henry Bloch Collection, is one of the most comprehensive collection of post-impressionist and Impressionist owned by a private collector. On July 15 2015, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art was gifted this collection of 29 works from Pierre Bonnard, Eugène Boudin, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste…

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission accepting grant applications

All grants are made possible through a partnership with the NEA and are subject to KCAIC and NEA standards and regulations.

Kansas Creative Arts Industries is accepting grant applications for two categories:

Strategic Investment Program Grants in three sub-categories:

The Strategic Investment Program recognizes the important role creative organizations play in building and sustaining cultural and economic vibrancy in Kansas.…