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Open Spaces

August 25, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Open Spaces is a citywide, family-friendly arts festival with Swope Park as its hub. For nine weeks, August 25 - October 28, Kansas City transforms into a center of artistic expression filled with performances, art installations, food, music, and more. There are four ways to enjoy Open Spaces: 1) The Exhibition includes over 40 public art installations throughout the city, by international, national and local artists; 2) The Village in Swope Park comes alive on weekends with food, local goods for sale, and free performances; 3) The Expanded Field includes free and paid programs happening across the metro such as live puppetry, exhibitions, performances and more; 4) The Weekend at Starlight Theatre includes iconic performing artists like Janelle Monae and The Roots. For more information, visit

Earlier Event: August 17
Date Night
Later Event: August 26
Mold Making with Joey Watson