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Miscellaneous Arts Organizations

CityArts Boutique

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The CityArts Boutique carries one-of-a-kind artwork, jewelry and unique gifts made by local and regional artists who receive 70 percent of each sale. The CityArts Boutique is the perfect place to purchase gifts and support local artists at the same time. The Boutique has everything from bracelets made out of Kansas license places to ceramic vases to a 10-foot Robert Pin made out of steelthat is too big to simply be called a bobby pin.cityarts boutique Robert Pin

The CityArts Boutique is jam-packed with photography, paintings, blown glass and decorative pieces made by more than 35 local and regional artists, many of whom teach art classes at CityArts. The majority of items are between $15 and $50. With new items constantly added to the inventory, no two visits to the CityArts Boutique will be the same.
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Boutique hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Final Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information call CityArts at (316) 350-3245.cityarts boutique wall artcityarts boutique glasswork


The ARTS COUNCIL, Inc. of Wichita has issued a sponsorship grant to establish a new event to acknowledge and reward unrecognized and outstanding talent in the visual arts community of Wichita, Kansas.

The goal is to publicly recognize outstanding effort and to further encourage a career path mindset of area visual artists.

The FRIENDS of the WICHITA ART MUSEUM will host this inaugural event. A juried exhibition of works from the finalists and award recipients will be held during the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 55th Annual Art and Book Fair.

This will be a “Special Exhibit” presentation at Century II, Exhibition Hall, May 9-11, 2014 during the Art and Book Fair and the “La Noche de Fiesta” Preview Invitation event the evening of May, 9, 2014.
Display will be in a display location designed exclusively for this fine arts exhibition.

The award will include the following:
1. Exhibit of selected works from all finalists from May 9-11, 2014 in Century II, Exhibition Hall, during the Art and Book Fair.
2. Up to three (3) cash awards from a field of shortlisted finalists.
3. One recipient will receive a certificate for a SOLO exhibition at City Arts
(exhibit room to be determined by artist and City Arts staff).

DOWNLOAD Nomination form here.

Arts on Broadway First United Methodist Church

Arts on Broadway

Arts On Broadway is a non-profit organization with a mission to enhance fine arts opportunities for the metropolitan Wichita community. Experience the joy of fine performances from a wide variety of artistic genres in an inspirational venue. Dedicated to celebrating all art forms, Arts on Broadway is planning to host several events throughout each season to exhibit exceptional vocal and instrumental musicians as well as multiple disciplines of the visual arts.  Enjoy these exhilarating activities blessing the city.

Hosted in the sanctuary of the

First United Methodist Church in downtown Wichita, the venue promotes an atmosphere of architectual beauty while experiencing stimulating performances.


The recent addition of state of the art sound and video systems ensures all seats will provide an excellent aural and visual experience. We invite you to experience with us the best that the arts have to offer.

Contact us via email at  artsonbroadwaywichita@gmail.com

Visit our website for more information.


CityArts Event Venue

Book your event at CityArts Event Venue.  Our facility can handle business meetings, family gatherings, Receptions, Showers, Birthday and Retirement parties for groups from ten to one hundred guests with tables and chairs provided.  With flexible booking rates, open catering and a sound system available for use it is a great place to hold your event.
CityArt Event Venue
CityArts is a focal point for all cultural arts in our community.  It is a home for gallery exhibitions and arts events.  Centrally located in the Old Town District, in walking distance from hotels, restaurants and shops.

For Booking Availability call 316-350-3245.


334 N. Mead St

Wichita, KS 67202

Request for Proposals (RFP): Glass Street Community Bus Shelter Wrap Project, Chattanooga, TN An Art in Motion Project

Public Art Chattanooga, in collaboration with Glass House Collective and CARTA, is seeking proposals for original, two-dimensional designs that will be wrapped on bus shelters in the Glass Street community of East Chattanooga, Tennessee. Three designs will be selected to be featured on three shelters for the duration of two years beginning in the summer of 2013. The selected artists/designers will receive a $2,000 honorarium for their design.

This RFP is open to all visual and graphic artists and artist teams over the age of 18, who currently reside, work, or attend a university within 50 miles of Chattanooga, TN.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by May, 17 2013, 4:00 pm. No exceptions. Refer to page 4 for application procedures and note specifications. The Application can be found on page 8 of this ATTACHED document or downloaded at: http://www.publicartchattanooga.com/about/guidelines.htm.

Oregon & Washington Sculptors

Deadline to Apply:  May 10, 2013

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Online Application

Eligibility:  Oregon & Washington Artists

The Clackamas County Arts Alliance is accepting applications for a new City of Happy Valley sculpture garden program at City Hall which is designed to enhance the public environment and promote understanding and enjoyment of public art by inviting artists to exhibit their art on a temporary basis.  

Six artists will be chosen by the Art Selection Committee to display artwork at exterior locations around City Hall (view locations and pad specifications).

The exhibit period is June 2013 through May 2015.

All submissions must be previously completed artworks – no artwork proposals will be accepted.

For more information contact Elizabeth Klein @ 503-655-0525

Ucross Foundation

Ucross Foundation

Ucross FoundationThe Ucross Foundation provides living accommodations, individual work space and uninterrupted time to approximately 85 individuals each year. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to six weeks.


Women’s Studio Workshop

Women's Studio WorkshopWomen’s Studio Workshop’s workspace opportunities are partially subsidized residencies that provide concentrated work time for artists to explore new ideas or a new process or media and to interact with other professional artists.


Art Advisory Committee


The Art Advisory Committee consists of the directors of the various attractions and arts organizations throughout Wichita and Sedgwick County.


Created by the Arts Council, the Art Advisory Committee advises the Arts Council in the development and implementation of a plan to coordinate the community cultural resources for all museums/attractions/arts organizations in Wichita/Sedgwick County.

When & Where:

The Art Advisory Committee meets quarterly at the CityArts building.


The Art Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the Arts Council for the implementation of a community calendar of events, establishment of joint marketing programs for the attractions/organizations, coordination of exhibits, development of a strategic plan for increased participation and attendance, and establishment of strategies and programs to support and encourage increased cultural tourism revenue.


On July 29, 1999, the Art Advisory Committee met with the purpose of creating a strategic plan for the future of arts and culture in Wichita. Representatives from nearly all major Wichita/Sedgwick County arts and cultural representatives were present. The joint facilitation was designed as an open forum where all attendants could openly converse about this subject. Their mission statement is:

“To assist and advise the Arts Council in the leadership and coordination of community cultural resources for the purpose of advancing the arts and culture in Wichita/Sedgwick County.”

This group is asked to meet when input form all the organizations is needed on major issues concerning arts and culture in Wichita.