Artspeak Radio with Jenny Mendez and Sue Moreno

Artspeak Radio, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 9am – 10am CST, 90.1fm KKFI Kansas City Community Radio, streaming live audio

Producer/host Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes artist/activist/educator Sue Moreno and artist/curator/Director Mattie Rhodes Art Center Jenny Mendez.

Spring break Camp at Arts tech for Spring break March 25-Monday-March 28th 10:00- 2:00 snacks and lunch provided

March Kemper Contemporary Museum panel featuring Sue Moreno Stuart Hinds
from the UMKC Gay and Lesbian Archives 6-8 March 20th Wednesday. Talking about Sarah Zapata Art installation

Latino Arts will begin working at Arts Tech every Tuesday on the Gay Pride Float.  All persons included and invited. We are a Fun group. No one excluded. All invited

The National Toy & Doll Museum; Do you like to tell stories? The Mexican folk dolls (1940s-1960s), currently on display at the Museum, represent different regions of the country and tell stories through their clothing and accessories.
Join collector Maria Vasquez Boyd, visual artist Sue Moreno, and writer Miguel M. Morales to design and make your own figure/creature and develop a unique story around this character through words and images.
Wednesday, March 27, 1:00 – 3:30 pm
Registration includes art project supplies, snacks, and FUN!

• Ages 8-13
• Cost: $39 public; 20% off for Jr. Collector Members
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures 5235 Oak St. Kansas City, MO 64112,

Art in the loop

JENNY MENDEZ- Mattie Rhodes Art Center & Gallery 1701 Jarboe St., KCMO 64108
March 1 – 23rd , 2024
Opening Reception
First Friday March 1, 6 – 9pm
Mujer: Inspiration, Testimony & Legacy
Mujer examines the role of women through culture, tradition & their individual experiences. Inviting all women artists to contribute works of art that connect to the voice and experience of women.  The exhibition brings together a variety of materials, processes, and stories with different backgrounds. It pairs historical and personal narratives that offer multifaceted perspectives. Inspired by the daily life of women and the importance of cultural and personal roots this exhibit celebrates and champions all who identify as Women and their significance in the world we live in.

• March 1, Opening Reception –
DJ Munch/DJ Lina, Music set highlighting women musicians prior to opening
Poetry by Marisa Adame Grady, Maria V. Boyd, Gabriella Lemons
Introduction of Artists
Women Vendors
Food Truck in parking lot – woman owned Crystal KC Tamaleon

• March 9 Women’s Symposium 10am – 2pm
Tentative program –
10am Bridgette Chaurand – Self Care Meditation/Movement
11am Women’s Discussion: Put Your Oxygen Mask On
12pm LUNCH and Women’s Fashion show fashion show representing
Intergenerational and Interracial fashion from the Quince to the Gym wear. Women from 5-90 years young featuring Lupita’s clothes and designer Rosalinda Martinez Avilez

1pm Art and Writing Activity – Sue Moreno & Maria Vasquez Boyd
2pm Reflection & Closing
Online registration $10 fee

• March 17 KC Rep Theater Community production
NINA SIMONE  – Four Women
MRC Cultural Center March 17 2pm
They will co-market with our MUJER exhibit and programming
On our opening night of MUJER they will have staff here to give out flyers/posters

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