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Lee's Summit Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Division

Lee’s Summit Cultural Arts is a division of the City of Lee’s Summit Administration Department. The Division, in collaboration with the Cultural Commission, serves as the local arts agency for the City and the community. In addition to initiating and supporting a variety of arts and culture programs, the division administers the City’s public art program, Arts Week, and funding programs for local arts and cultural organizations.


Current Funding Opportunities

Cultural Arts Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2024, 5:00pm


The Cultural Arts Grant provides funding assistance to 501c3 nonprofit organizations that enhance the vibrancy of Lee’s Summit by offering cultural experiences for residents and visitors. Funds may support the general operation of ars or cultural organizations based in Lee's Summit or specific cultural enrichment projects that take place within City boundaries. Applications are reviewed by the Cultural Commission and approved by City Council during the annual budget review process. 

Learn more on eligibility requirements and how to submit an application.






Arts and Culture News

Mayor Proclaims November Educational Theatre Month

At the November 14 City Council meeting, Mayor Bill Baird presented the annual Educational Theatre Month proclamation to theatre students from Lee's Summit High School, Lee's Summit North High School and Lee's Summit West High School. This annual proclamation recognizes the invaluable achievements of Lee's Summit public and private school theatre education programs.

Read the proclamation or watch the presentation