Art in Ilus Davis Park Begins this Friday

Art in Ilus Davis Park Begins this Friday

Art in the ParkThe Municipal Art Commission of the City of Kansas City, MO, through a competitive selection process, chose eight local artists (see list below) to activate Ilus Davis Park from June through September with temporary artworks and performances. Food trucks will be on site for lunchtime purchases. In the event of rain, performances will take place in the JE Dunn parking garage, 10th and Locust.

Artists and Art Installations

  • Chris Dahlquist, Laundry Day
  • Matthew Elsom & Garth Britzman, Superfurniture
  • Neil Goss, Hempen Support: Vines of Passion
  • Kati Toivanen, Hopscotch

(Final Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. )

  • Amado Espinoza and the theatrical collective We are the Landscape perform Inti Raymi or “Festival of the Sun” on June 24
  • Hema Sharma and The Nritya School of Dance perform Dances & Music of India on July 29
  • Matthew Bennett, string quartet performs Then & Now on August 26
  • Lauren Thompson, choreographer, Jonathan Robertson, composer and Tom Hipp, videographer create Downtown Replay on September 30

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