Sculpture Awareness Campaign & Updates

Since the commissioning of the sculpture ow Lawrence ( China) Slaughter we have heard a range of suggestions by local citizens and friends and have requested some updates to the sculpture.

The children will be rendered in both  African American and Caucasian. Many people remembered China wore a policeman’s cap, but we felt it covered too much of his face for proper clarity. His uniform has been updated for gloves and police insignia.

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CSRP Sculpture Artist Selected as of 10/18/16

The Liberty Arts Foundation met and voted to award the commissioning of  the life sized statue of Lawrence (China) Slaughter standing between two elementary school students to a local Missouri sculpture artist to be named early next month.

 

Donations are still gratefully accepted by visiting our

online donation gateway.

Liberty Arts Foundation supports Make Music Day Liberty (2016)

The Liberty Arts Foundation donated to the Make Music Liberty event with funds to establish a membership of the Liberty Arts Commission with the Make Music Alliance

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Make Music Day is a world wide event held on the 21st of June every year (the Summer Solstice) since it’s inception in France in 1988.  Each Make Music city is independently organized. Often it’s a local community group, media outlet, arts presenter, government agency, or civic leader who champions the musical holiday in their hometown. Citizens, bands, impromptu  musical factions gets together to share the international language of MUSIC. Events are held in MANY top cities and all over as co-ordinated by the local sponsor cities or organizations ( like NAMM).

 

if intersted in being a PERFORMER, a SPONSOR or…hosting a VENUE….check it out:

http://makemusicliberty.org

 

Finding art! (in life that is)

The Kansas City Star is featuring a series of articles focusing on key people in supporting & inspiring art and artists in Kansas City. Not only is it about how these people are responsible….but….how THEY in particular are inspired and how they maintain their almost incessant thirst for art.

The First Article (Published July 17, 2014 by Alice Thorson-KC Star): Porter Arneill: Public art administrator, chicken coop builder. You may read the entire article by clicking HERE. A story of how a man wrapped in a daily struggle to make art happen in KC as well as helping others do the same finds peace & solace in the simple chore of raising chickens behind his Waldo area home.

The Second Article (Published July 27, 2014 by Alice Thorsan-KC Star):O’Brien hammers out a new vision.. the complete article may be read by clicking HERE
John O’Brien (once owner of Dolphin Gallery-West Bottems) has now channeled his interests to a new location & venue based in Independence, MO (Hammer Out Design). Roughly a co-op arts incubator, personal work space for a variety of projects ranging from pseudo gallery-wood working space to sublet ceramics art space, etc. No longer soley focusing on promoting artists thru gallery space John is feeding his own sole and in kind helping a growing collection of like minded people and artists.

Spring brings Art all around

Brookside Arts Annual-2013

May 3rd (5pm-9pm), May 4th (10am-9pm) & May 5th (11am-5pm)

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Approximately 200 artists (2D, 3D, Fibre, metal, ) food, music and of course….”Brookside”

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May 31st  (4pm-9pm) & June 1st. (9am -6pm)

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Downtown Liberty Square (Kansas St. on the south, Main to the west, Franklin to the North & Water to the east)……situated AROUND the Clay County Courthouse!

Currently around 50 registered 2D/3D/Fibre/Clay artists and more coming!

Performing artists are booked, writers will be sharing their new works, arts for young and old alike……and food!! We always have something to encourage the younger artists too!

Friday will be beer, wine and food for the kick-off party.

Mind you….this is the 4th event…so they KNOW how to have a good time.

Yes,  the Liberty Arts Foundation will have a table & tent available to exhibit our various endeavors (Triangle Arts, Lawrence “China” Slaughter Reading Park & more.)

Mark your calendars & COME VISIT!!