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8:00 am

Whirlwind: Art in Motion Opening Day

Kinetic art is a unique art form utilizing the environment to enhance the aesthetic experience for the viewer. Participating artist Lin Emery aptly described the artistry of kinetic sculpture when she said, “Elements are derived from nature, and I borrow natural elements — wind, water, magnets — to set them in motion. The rhythms are … Read More

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$25

Whirlwind: Art in Motion Symposium

Whirlwind Symposium

Join us for a symposium discussion about kinetic sculpture! Click HERE to purchase your event registration - please note there are no physical tickets for the event. $25 GA, $15 students The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is hosting a specialty curated exhibit called Whirlwind: Art in Motion. The Exhibit is comprised of 13 … Read More

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2:00 pm

Whirlwind: Art in Motion Opening

Whirlwind Symposium

Everyone is welcome to enjoy lemonade and sweet treats while viewing the sculptures (complimentary with Arboretum admission, refreshments limited to first 300 visitors). Mayor Gerlach will introduce the Whirlwind exhibit and the artists will be present to answer questions and discuss their sculptures.  Docents will fill in with even more information about the Arboretum and … Read More

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