Dedicated to artists, art and ideas since 1999, the H&R Block Artspace serves the mission of the Kansas City Art Institute as a dynamic teaching museum, engaging students and introducing audiences to important contemporary art and artists.

SUMMER Hours

June 7 – August 31
Wednesday – Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.
Sunday – Tuesday: Closed

July 4 – 5: Closed in observation of Independence Day
August 3 – 12: Closed for Summer Break

Program schedule:

Now/Here
June 7 – August 31, 2019

Opening Reception
Friday, June 7, 6 – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by Crane Brewing Company

TNT (the noon thing) Identity and Representation (Memory, Place, Experience)
Friday, June 21, 12 p.m.
Join us for this public engagement series and hear from three exhibiting artists, Chico Sierra, William Toney, and Kiki Serna, in a themed discussion moderated by guest curator Silvia Beatriz Abisaab.

TNT (the noon thing): Color
Friday, July 12, 12 p.m.
Join us for this public engagement series and hear from three exhibiting artists, Desiree Morales, Whitney Manney, and Heinrich Toh, in a themed discussion moderated by H&R Block Fellow Isabel Vargas.

TNT (the noon thing): Materials and Process
Friday, July 19, 12 p.m.
Join us for this public engagement series and hear from three exhibiting artists, Kathy Liao, Andrew Ordonez, and Ruben Castillo, in a themed discussion moderated by guest curator Silvia Beatriz Abisaab.

Closing Reception
Friday, August 30, 6 – 8 p.m.

Kiki Serna, Perdida in translation 1 / Calles, flores, and lots of smog; 2019, collage with painted paper, faxed letters, vellum, photos. Courtesy of the artist.