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Call for Artists

Downtown Sculpture Walk 2020-2021

Deadline to apply is February 3, 2020. All applications must be submitted through CallForEntry.org. 

Sculpture Walk Application

The Downtown Sculpture Walk seeks to increase access to public art in Lee’s Summit and to contribute to the long-term vision of creating a vibrant community. The sculpture walk will complement the Fourth Fridays Art Walks that are held April through August. The addition of the exhibit will greatly contribute to current revitalization and community engagement efforts taking place in our downtown district. The Downtown Sculpture Walk is a collaboration between the City of Lee’s Summit Cultural Arts Division, the Lee’s Summit Arts Council and Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street, Inc.

Six artists will be selected to install 3D sculptural works appropriate for long-term outdoor display. The exhibit will run from the beginning of April 2020 through the end of March 2021. Selected artists will be invited to an opening reception on April 24, 2020 as part of the Fourth Fridays Art Walk.

Complete details about the entry and application information can be found on the call website

 

Exhibit Your Artwork at City HallImage of a City Hall artwork exhibit

The Cultural Arts Division is committed to presenting a range of ideas and artistic explorations that reflect the cultural diversity of Lee’s Summit and the Greater Kansas City Metro Region. Visual artists, artisans, craft guilds, and other organizations are invited to submit an application to have their work considered for a show in the City Hall Lobby. Artists are selected on artistic quality and cultural significance that encourages public engagement and which fosters an appreciation for the arts. All work selected for exhibition must be appropriate for a public business setting.

City Hall Exhibition Application

Proposals may be submitted year-round. Exhibit proposals are subject to availability of space, exhibit calendar, and internal review. The Cultural Arts Division will assist in the development and coordination of the exhibit.

 

Exhibit Your Artwork at Gamber Community Center

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation oversees the curation of the gallery located in the lobby of Gamber Community Center. The lobby provides ample exhibit space for large-scale and group curated exhibits. Gamber Community Center hosts numerous classes and private events through out the year offering a steady flow of visitors to the facility. 

To have your artwork considered for an exhibit at Gamber Community Center, call 816-969-1580.