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2019 Annual BFA Exhibition

April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The H&R Block Artspace is pleased to present the 2019 Annual BFA Exhibition featuring new work throughout the Artspace galleries created by graduating seniors earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute and majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. This annual exhibit is among the most popular and widely attended exhibitions at the Artspace – anticipated by the KCAI community and the business and arts communities alike.

About the Opening Reception Sponsor
Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (KCVLAA) has been providing legal and accounting services to artists and organizations from all creative disciplines along with seminars to educate its members on best practices since 2004. KCVLAA provides a critical link between members of the legal, business and arts communities and plays a vital role in the arts ecology of Kansas City. For more information, visit www.kcvlaa.org.

About the H&R Block Artspace
Dedicated to artists, art and ideas since 1999, the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute presents exhibitions of contemporary art and a range of public programs for a growing audience of students, educators, artists, and the general public. For more information visit www.kcai.edu/artspace. To schedule a group visit call 816-802-3571. Follow us on Instagram @hrblockartspace.

Public Programs
First Friday Meditation

Friday, April 5, 11 a.m.
A one-hour guided meditation led by Lisa Murphy, inspired by the
exhibitions on view. RSVP to mdcain@kcai.edu

Opening Reception
Friday, April 5, 6 – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by the Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts (KCVLAA)

Current Perspectives: Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series
Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.
KCAI Distinguished Alumni Speaker Mel Ziegler (’78 Sculpture)
Kansas City Art Institute: Epperson Auditorium, 4415 Warwick Boulevard

TNT (the noon thing)
Fridays, April 12, 19 and 26, 12 p.m.
Noon-time public engagement series offering additional context to the exhibitions on view.

PDF Club
Thursday, April 18, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Reading and discussion group inspired by the exhibitions on view.
Click here to access a PDF Digital Commons to see an archive of PDF Club and to participate in online commenting and discussion.

Artspace After Hours
Friday, April 26, 5 – 7 p.m.
Open House during the KCAI End-of-Semester Exhibition & Sale

TNT (the noon thing)
2019 Art History and Creative Writing Compendium Readings
Friday, May 3, 12 p.m.

Closing Reception
Friday, May 3, 5 – 7 p.m.


April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
May 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
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