ArtsKC Encounter

ArtsKC In-person events postponed until further notice.

In support of city and national efforts to contain the Coronavirus, the ArtsKC Gallery and office is closed to the public.  Online virtual events can be found on Please visit our resource page or contact us via email for updates.

Encounters presented by Mazuma Credit Union offer ArtsKC donors the chance to experience Kansas City’s vibrant arts community in new ways.

ArtsKC works with community partners to introduce donors to new arts organizations, exclusive performance and exhibition experiences, and unique networking opportunities. Experiences may include a tour at an artist’s studio, a glimpse of a dress rehearsal, or the chance to meet the directors, choreographers and technicians who make Kansas City’s performances magical.

Wednesday, March 11 | New Voices, New Moves by the Kansas City Ballet at the ArtsKC Gallery
Location: ArtsKC Gallery

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks in the ArtsKC Gallery
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dance Speaks panel with choreographers and Kansas City Ballet

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Past Events:

Sunday, February 16 | JCCC’s 50th Anniversary with Docent-Guide Tour of the Nerman Museum
Location: Nerman Museum of Contempoary Art
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Café Tempo Reception
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Docent-Guided tour of the Nerman Museum
2:00 p.m. An American in Paris performance at the Carlsen Center

Thursday, September 12 |  Tour of the historic Folly Theater with Patron’s Lounge reception
Location: Folly Theater
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Patron’s Lounge Reception 
6:45 – 7:15 p.m. Guided tour of the Folly Theater – backstage, dressing rooms and on stage.
7:15 – 7:45 p.m. Folly History and upcoming Jazz Series information

Wednesday, November 13 |  Artist talk with Nicolas Gadbois and local musician 
Location: ArtsKC Gallery
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. – Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. – Artist talk with Nicolas Gadbois.
6:30 – 6:40 p.m. – Marissa Starke, executive director of Kansas City Artist Coalition, speaks.
6:40 -7:00 p.m. – Music resumes.

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