ARTSPEAK RADIO with Colby K. Smith, Megan Crigger, Heather Collinsworth, & Ian Kloster

Wednesday March 7, 2018

Host/producer of ARTSPEAK RADIO Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Studios Inc. Director Colby K. Smith, Director of Creative Services Megan Crigger, Director of Paper Birch Landing Gallery Heather Collinsworth, and artist Ian Kloster.

Colby K. Smith-The Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present studiosinc:2018 a group exhibition featuring resident artists Ricky Allman, Patty Carroll, Caitlin Horsmon, Misha Kligman, Miguel Rivera, Colby K Smith, Debra M Smith, Hye Young Shin, Susan White, Kathy Liao, and Benjamin Rosenthal on view from 3.09.18 to 4.13.18 with an opening reception Friday March 9 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.

Studios Inc provides studio space, professional development, networking, and exhibitions for mid-career artists living in the Greater Kansas City metro area. Studios Inc serves as a catalyst behind the visual arts community in the Greater Kansas City area contributing to the city’s economic sustainability and cultural significance. The Studios Inc. 1708 Campbell St. KCMO

Ian Kloster-Strawberry Hill Museum is honored to host Ian Kloster, visual artist, who will teach a painting class on Saturday March 10. Ian will work with you as the class designs and paints a skyline of Strawberry Hill!

Saturday March 10, 5PM – 8PM
Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center 720 N. 4th St. KCK 66101
Tickets are $50 and include all needed art supplies. Bring your friends!

The Strawberry Hill Museum has more than 30 rooms of unique displays. Permanent exhibits highlight the cultures and people of Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Croatia, Slovenia, Ukraine and the Netherlands.

The Hall of Immigrants opened in October 2005. The museum is proud to display pictures and ancestral artifacts from the families who settled in this area during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

The Gift Shop sells a variety of unique items including original works of art and craftsmanship from the Baltic and Slavic countries of Europe and the Kansas City, Kansas community.

The Tea Room is open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. on weekends and serves delicious, authentic Slavic desserts with tea or coffee. Stop by, relax and enjoy a special treat in our beautiful facility.

Adults: $7.00
Children (6-12 years): $3.00
Children (under 6 years): FREE

Megan Crigger-Join Director of Creative Services Megan Crigger for Coffee Shop Office Hours in March. Come to discuss interests, ask questions and share priorities for continued growth of the arts for Kansas City, MO every Friday at 10:00 AM at one of the following locations:

• March 9 – Headrush Roasters Coffee & Tea | 7108 N Oak Tfwy, KCMO 64118
• March 16 – Monarch Coffee | 3550 Broadway, KCMO 64111
• March 23 – No Coffee Shop Hours
• March 30 – Urban Café | 4101 Troost Ave, KCMO 64110

Frequency of future Office of Culture and Creative Services coffee shop office hours is dependent on interest and demand. So please stay tuned. We look forward to seeing you.

Heather Collinsworth Director Paper Birch Landing- Women In The Arts Of Kansas City, Honoring the works of 31 local women in visual art, 3D, media, & photography. Paper Birch Landing Gallery is located at 4405 E. 19th Avenue, North Kansas City, MO.

Juried art show reception Friday March 9, 5pm- 10pm
Artists include; Susan Righter, Holly Buchholz, Amanda Davis, Laura Ganschow, Shondi Webb, Melanie Vaughn, Katrina Revenaugh, Valerie Phillips, Polly McCann, Rachel Olson, Kathleen Moburg, Brenda McDermott, Gayle Faulkner, Kelly Marie Johnson, Elisabeth Sauer, Genevieve Flynn, Tara Crandall, Lisa YaDullah, Jean McGuire, Susana Bruhn, Ann Ewing Jones, Gwen Thurn, Lorel Hoffman, Susan Keifer, Theresa Benavidez, Gretchen Ellison, Shelly Pinto, Valerie Anderson, Jill Huxtable, Michelle Wade, Lorrie Boydston

Paper Birch Landing Gallery 4405 E. 19th Avenue North Kansas City, MO


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