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27-29 Summit Theater Group "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
4 Murder at the Mansion
16 Spring Convocation - MCC Longview
16 Artist Reception City Hall
18 Flights of Fancy- Kite Festival
18 Classic Car Show
22 "Couples" Student Theatre Performance
24 Fourth Fridays, Downtown Lee's Summit 
9 Farmer's Market spring celebration
9 LS Symphony Family Pops Spectacular
16 Opening the time capsule
22-24 The Toby Show


Visit the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies website for more information about what is happening statewide.




 Arts Council Members

Paula Belser Gary Fruits
Hollie Couch Carole Gray
Rashelle Stutts Dr. Syrtiller Kabat
 Carla Gibson Ben Martin
 Bob Jones Jeannine Akins
James Wright  Kathryn Salek



Our Mission

The LS Arts Council promotes, develops, strengthens and advocates for the arts in Lee’s Summit.

The Council is recognized for its success in cultivating arts of excellence, enhancing the quality of life of our citizens, and advancing economic and arts development through the arts in Lee’s Summit.

The Council will support and collaborate with Lee’s Summit arts organizations, artists, arts educators, and independent art programs to increase the public’s awareness, opportunities, and participation in the Arts.  The Council identifies the cultural arts to include, but does not limit it to, performing arts, music, visual arts, multimedia arts, literary arts, arts and crafts, folk art, and historic architecture/sites.

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Lee's Summit Kiwanis Club Honors Students

Each year the Lee's Summit Kiwanis Club honors one student from each high school and middle school as the Artist of the Year.  These students are selected by their respective art departments. Students, parents and the art teachers from each school  are guests at a dinner held at Unity Village Inn.


Attention: Artists, Musicians, Actors, Crafters and Designers

  The Lee's Summit Arts Council is creating a database on the City's website to promote the creative artists and industries in our...