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KC’s Lawn Party Quick Paint Contest

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Sunday, July 21, 2024
Theis Park, Oak and 47th Street
Experience Kansas City’s Lawn Party by participating in a Quick Paint contest. Artists are encouraged to come out “en plein air” and capture the spirit of the party. $500 purchase award; no fee to participate. Must have six (6) participants to award prize. Please pre-register by emailing your name and contact information to [email protected]

3:30-4 p.m.:
Artist Check-in (
KC Parks tent on the West side of Theis Park , by the stage)
4 p.m.: Competition (please turn in completed works by 6:30 p.m.)
6:30 p.m.: Judging
6:45 p.m.: Purchase Award- $500 


1. Painting must be done outside ENTIRELY on location between 4-6:30p.m. on Sunday, July 21.

2. All traditional mediums are accepted (oils, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, ink, graphite).

3. Blank (or solid color painted background) painting surfaces must be stamped prior to painting at the check-in station between on Sunday, July 23. Check-in station will be at the KC Parks tent by the stage on the west side of Theis Park.

4. Artists may paint anywhere within the Lawn Party in Theis Park and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art grounds.  Subject matter can be anything within sight as long as the artist is within the boundaries.

5. Artists will immediately submit work for judging and a chance to win the $500 purchase award. Return the completed work to the KC Parks tent/stage upon conclusion of the Quick Paint.

6. Purchase award will be chosen and prize awarded. Winning artwork becomes the property of KC Parks.


July 21
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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