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Walktober Quick Paint Contest: Cliff Drive

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Sunday, October 6, 2019
10:30-11 a.m.: Artist Check-in at KC Parks tent 
11-1:30 p.m.: Quick Paint
1:30-1:45 p.m.: Turn-in  at KC Parks tent
2 p.m. Judging/Purchase Award: $250
CHECK-IN: Cliff Drive-entrance by Kansas City Museum at Scarritt Point, Gladstone Blvd. & Walrond Ave.

Capture the beautiful scenery and amazing attractions located along Cliff Drive in historic Northeast Kansas City during Walktober! $250 purchase award; no fee to participate. Top three pieces are automatically included in next year’s Kansas City exhibition at Buttonwood Art Space in May.

Must have 6 participants to award prize. Please pre-register by emailing your name and contact information to heidi.markle@kcmo.org


1. Painting must be done outside ENTIRELY on location on Sunday, October 6 between the hours of 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

3. Check-in will be at the KC Parks tent at the Cliff Drive-entrance by the Kansas City Museum,  3218 Gladstone Blvd..

4. Artists may paint anywhere on Cliff Drive/Kessler Park.  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 $250 purchase award. Return the completed work to the KC Parks tent upon conclusion of the Quick Paint at 1:30 p.m.

6. Purchase award will be chosen and prize awarded at 2 p.m. Winning artwork becomes the property of KC Parks. Top three works will be included in next year’s Kansas City exhibition at Buttonwood Art Space in May 2020.


October 6, 2019
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Cliff Drive, Cliff Drive State Scenic Byway, Kessler Park, Theis Park