Leawood Arti Gras Annual Art Show

Art, music and lively conversation  transformed the space into “Arti Gras” in the community room of Leawood City Hall, where I’ve taken yoga classes.

In the slideshow below are photographs from the  opening night gala on Feb. 21, 2014.   It was Leawood’s third Juried Art Show.  The opening night art show featured a Mardi Gras theme in decor and food.  The Dixieland Jazz Band “12th Street Revue” and magician Barry Nelson entertained the crowd. Another gallery featured children’s art. The Leawood Foundation presented the show, with the support of the Leawood Arts Council.

I went with my friend Lynn, a talented photographer.  There were many great artworks in the show I didn’t include in the slide show, partly because of reflections on the glass, but you can see all of the artworks if you click on the link under the slideshow.

Next year, plan to to attend so you can  enjoy the work in person. I’m thinking of entering some of my photographs for the 2015 show.  Watch this space to see whether I follow through with my plan…Lynn will give me a nudge or three, as will Sharon, a photographer friend who was at the show, too. I hope they also enter!

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To see the artworks in the 2015 show, click on Arti Gras 2015 Art Gallery.


Filed under Art, Kansas, Kansas City, Life, Photography

5 responses to “Leawood Arti Gras Annual Art Show

  1. Lynn

    You’ll get a nudge or two…for sure!

  2. Nice selection of photos and artwork. And who doesn’t love a jazz band? Looks like a nice way to spend a few hours.

  3. ryan fricke

    Do you know the contact info for barry nelson I have been trying to get ahold of him thanks

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