We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone that attended the launch of our fifth cycle of The Kansas City Collection at the global architecture design practice, Populous. The KCCV opening reception and temporary exhibition featured 45 artworks by all fifteen participating artists, and the release of Kansas City Collection V catalogue
On July 12, 2018, The Kansas City Collection officially launched its fifth cycle with fifteen new artists for the 2018 – 2019 program. The Kansas City Business Journal provided exclusive coverage of the launch reception. Read the full article below and view photo slideshow at https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2018/07/13/the-kansas-city-collection-5-unveiling-event.html
THE KANSAS CITY COLLECTION CREATES MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS
AMONG OUTSTANDING LOCAL ARTISTS AND LEADING BUSINESSES
The Kansas City Collection V (KCCV) proudly announces the participating artists and businesses that will launch the 2018-19 Collection on Thursday, July 12th, at the global architecture and design firm Populous. “We’re pleased to again feature The Kansas City Collection in our home at 4800 Main,” said Populous Managing Director Earl Santee. “Our designs are visible across the globe but our creative roots are here in Kansas City and it’s gratifying to showcase area talent.”
The Kansas City Collection, now in its fifth cycle, was created by The Collectors Fund in 2010, to exhibit the outstanding artwork of Kansas City’s fine artists through participating area businesses as part of a unique art rotation program. The partner companies for The Kansas City Collection V are: Barkley, Black & Veatch, Populous, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and Saint Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas. Over each eighteen-month cycle of the program, participating business partners enjoy professionally-curated art selections in their places of business for three six-month rotations.