"What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit." - John Updike

Arti Gras - Juried Art Show

Arti Gras Annual Juried Art Show Presented by the Leawood Arts Council, Leawood Stage Company and the Leawood Foundation

The Leawood Foundation, Leawood Stage Company, and the Leawood Arts Council are working together to host the sixth Leawood Juried Art Show. The show will be held in Lodge at Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Road, Leawood 66224, from February 16th through 18th, 2018. The exhibition will highlight the best of local artist works selected by a guest juror. Artist Application Deadline is Friday, December 8, 2017. For information on how to submit an application click the "Call for Artists" button.

An Opening Night Mardi Gras themed reception will be held on Friday evening February 16th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and feature music, appetizers and beverages. Visit with the selected artists who will be competing for top prizes. Winners will be announced during the Arti Gras Reception.

The exhibition will also feature free public viewing hours on Saturday and Sunday, February 17th and 18th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

If you have questions after reading the information on the "Arti Gras" site, please contact the Cultural Arts Coordinator, April Bishop, at 913-663-9157

For information on how to participate click the appropriate button by topic.