Public Arts

Arts Events in Overland Park – April 2017

Enjoy the arts in Overland Park this spring! Check out the arts activities in Overland Park in Friends of Overland Park Arts monthly newsletter. April is underway with the Juried Exhibition (opening April 7) at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, and there’s still time to register for the annual Stems Plein Air Paint. Sign up for the … Read More

Affordable arts experiences in KC

From the Kansas City Star published March 15, 2017 – a visit to the Overland Park Arboretum is highly recommended! Affordable arts experiences in KC BY KAT HNATYSHYN CommunityAmerica Credit Union When it comes to the arts, Kansas City does it right. How lucky are we to live in one of the nation’s best hubs … Read More

March 2017 Friends of Arts E-Newsletter

Check out the arts activities in Overland Park in Friends of Overland Park Arts monthly newsletter. March is underway with exhibits at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods) and Art at the Center at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center (Foshan Ceramics Exhibit), and it’s time to register for the annual … Read More

Arts Events in Overland Park – February

Check out the arts activities in Overland Park in Friends of Overland Park Arts monthly newsletter. February is underway with exhibits at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods) and Art at the Center at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center (Foshan Ceramics Exhibit), and it’s time to register for the … Read More

Register for Stems Plein Air Paint

Calling all plein air artists! Registration is now open, and we are looking forward to the 9th annual Stems Plein Air Paint, May 19 – June 1. Artists who have participated in the past know that there are countless scenes to paint at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, … Read More

Happy New Year from The Arts & Rec Foundation

2017 is going to be a busy year doing what we have been doing for over 20 years – enhancing great places to visit (the Arboretum and Deanna Rose, of course!) and creating memorable experiences for the whole family. Volunteers and staff are already at work on the 2017 versions of our signature annual events … Read More