Join us for the 2020 Art Annual, May 1st-3rd

The Art Annual is celebrating its 35th year in May, 2020. We hope you'll join us to celebrate one of the KC Metro's largest annual attractions right here in Brookside. Located in an eclectic neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, Brookside is just minutes from downtown, the Plaza, and the southern suburbs. This is the first art show of the year and draws over 70,000 people from across the region. The focus of the show is on ART! This community loves art shows and it consistently ranks in the top 25 shows according to Art Source.

Friday, May 1st
5pm - 9pm

Saturday, May 2nd
10am - 9pm

Sunday, May 3rd
11am - 5pm

The show is located at 63rd and Brookside Boulevard (one block east of Wornall) between 63rd Street and Meyer Boulevard.

Brookside Art Annual 2020

Featured Artist

Our 2020 featured artist, Sharon Tesser of Louisville, KY, layers fabric, creating images, telling stories, and celebrating the beauty of the world around us.

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2020 Artists

Each year, over 180 artists from across the country are selected to show in the Brookside Art Annual. Applications for 2020 are open through midnight, Thursday, January 2nd.

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Things to do

There's something for everyone with children's activities on Saturday & Sunday, including face painting, arts and crafts, balloon animals and more.

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If you have questions regarding the Brookside Art Annual, please contact us.