Alcott Arts Center

 
 

Our Mission

  1. To help nurture artistic talent, to provide a place to teach, learn, exhibit and perform in an environment that bolsters community, to bring together people of diverse cultures for a common cause: The Arts.

 
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The L.M. Alcott Art Center Foundation is proud to once again qualify as one of the Top Rated Not for Profits on GREATNONPROFITS.ORG.

This is Alcott’s third year to receive this honor, 2011, 2013 and now 2015.

We appreciate all of the wonderful things that people have said about their experiences at the Alcott or with an Alcott event. It means that we are doing as promised and providing Artistic Opportunities to all!

We would also like to thank Greatnonprofits.org for the exposure and the chance for all to see what the public thinks of our humble inner-city arts organization.

Welcome to 2016 at the Alcott Arts Center’s Website.

Fifteen years later and still bringing artistic opportunities for all.

Please stroll through our website to find out what amazing things we have been doing for the last fourteen years and what incredible artists and  performers we will be presenting to Kansas City this year!

It’s Really Exciting to be able to bring Artistic Opportunities to all of Kansas City and beyond.

What We Stand For

(the Alcott Motto)
Everything Positive- Nothing Negative”

We would like to thank all of our supporters for their donations. Your generosity is depended on for our programming and general operating expenses. Please remember that all of the Alcott staff are still volunteering (after fifteen years)! They make sure that Alcott exists through their dedication and giving of their time. So Please remember that if you can’t help financially we always need volunteers! They make the world a better place and help to make Alcott work.

If you can donate monetarily, here is a PayPal Donation Button to make it easy for you to help us out.




All Monetary Donations are tax deductible.

The L.M. Alcott Art Center Foundation is a

501(c)(3), 509(a)(2), Not For Profit Public Charity 

The Alcott Arts Center is seeking a director for our production of

“Pride and Prejudice”

If you are interested in a directors position please contact us at

alcott@alcottartscenter.org or by calling 913.233.2787

UPCOMING EVENTS

     2016 (more events to be added)

April 9th 6-9pm  Opening Day for the 2016 Season. Exhibiting Artists Kansas City, Kansas School District #500 Students. Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures

April 15th 5-8pm Stony Point North School Carnival Spin Art Paint Booth

April 28th 5-8pm Midland Trails School Carnival Spin Art Paint Booth

April 30th 4-7pm Blue Valley North West High School National Art Honor Club 2016 Spring Auction will hold a Benefit for the Alcott Arts Center.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1172857429394176/

April 30th 11am-2pm  Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot #10  “Twelfth Night”. https://www.facebook.com/events/619032398247930/

May 1st 1-4pm Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot #10 “Twelfth Night”

May 14th 6 -9pm Second Saturday’s Art Exhibits at the Alcott, Presents, Exhibiting Artist Zachary Hill “DC Comic’s Heroes and Villains” with a Reception with the Artist at 6:30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/693279517441790/

May 14th 11am-2pm Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot #10 “Twelfth Night”

May 15th 1-4pm Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot #10 “Twelfth Night”

Summer Classes: Starting in June. Ages 5 and up
There is a $5 Non-refundable registration fee for ALL classes.


Cursive Handwriting 6:30-8:30pm on Monday’s in June. Class fee $20. The students will learn the basics of cursive handwriting in this 4-week course.

Arts & Crafts 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s throughout the summer. Supplies included. There will be a $5 charge for each class visit.

June 8Th   “Art with Tina” 6:30-8:30pm will be on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer. Students will explore a different subject each week with a special class exhibit at the end in the Art Gallery. There will be a $5 charge for each class visit. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1766348123593716&set=gm.1135685293160478&type=3&theater

June 11 6-9pm Second Saturday’s Art Exhibits at the Alcott, Presents, The 2016 Super Hero & Sports Art Exhibition featuring Premier Kansas City, Kansas Artists Darryl Woods and Anthony Oropezo with a Red Carpet Reception at 6:30pm with the Artists. https://www.facebook.com/events/215398985494138/

July 9th 6-9pm  Second Saturday’s at the Alcott. The Alcott will host an evening of Art and Music.

Featured Artists:

Anna Jennings will be giving Live Demos on Lampwork Bead making.

Amanda Fugate does some awesome Digital Art including KC Royals and the KC Chiefs, Star Wars and lots more.

We will also have some Artwork on display from our Collection of past exhibitors that will be up for sale. (Gotta pay the bills)

Our entertainment line-up will be:

Boyd Ahrens on Accordion. Polka Music and more...

Debbie Winter on Piano/Organ

Blake Helton on Trumpet

Beth Latschar on the Flute

Eddison Chen - 6 year old piano prodigy - be prepared to have your socks blown off!

Come join us for an evening of entertainment.

August TBA 5:30 to 9pm  Auditions for Dracula: the Final Countdown By Geoff Bamber
Auditions are open to everyone within the age guidelines listed int the Audition notice above.

August 13 6-9pm Second Saturday’s Event will be at another venue for a change.
The Alcott Arts Center Foundation will be presenting International Classical Pianist Daniel Maltz on the 13th at the Trinity Community Church starting at 7PM. More info above.

September 10,11,17 & 18       2pm Pre-show and our production  of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night starts at 3pm each day. $5 admission

What We Stand For

(the Alcott Motto)
Everything Positive, Nothing Negative”

Alcott Art Center Foundation brings Daniel Maltz to KC for a Solo Recital: Aug 13: 7 pm Sat
International Concert Pianist Daniel Maltz will be performing Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann in Kansas City, Kansas on his second stop in his United States Concert Tour ending at Carnegie Hall in New York City in October.

Alcott has priced the tickets at $10.00 so that everyone should be able to afford the experience.
We are pleased to be able to have the recital at the Trinity Community Church on their Baby Grand Piano.
Trinity is located at 5010 Parallel Parkway, KCKS 66104
Tickets are available at the Alcott Arts Center Tuesday,Wednesday & Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm until day of show and online through BrownPaperTickets.com Use the link http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2580018 to purchase tickets until the day of the show. Tickets will be sold for Cash Only on the day of the recital for $15.00 at the Box Office of Trinity Church from 5:30-6:30PM, if seats are still available.
Proceeds go to cover Alcott's costs of bringing Daniel Maltz to Kansas City, the cost of lodging and the venue.
Hope to see you there! Thank You for Supporting the Arts.
Daniel will be conducting Master Piano Classes at the Alcott Friday and Saturday before the recital. If interested in attending these classes please contact Chris Green at 913-233-2787 or chris@alcottartscenter.org
Trinity Community Church,
5010 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas 66104
(913) 233-2787,

The Daniel Maltz US Concert Tour Schedule

Solo Recital 

July 23 at 7pm
Nemsovszky Keller
Pillichsdorf, Austria

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann


Solo Recital 

July 24 at 3pm
Nemsovszky Keller
Pillichsdorf, Austria

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann


Solo Recital 

August 3 at 7:30pm
Grace Church of Evergreen
San Jose, CA, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital 

August 13 at Trinity Community Church
Brought to you by the Alcott Arts Center Foundation
Kansas City, KS, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital 

August 26 at 7pm
Boca Black Box
Boca Raton, FL, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital 

September 1 at 7:30pm
Emmanuel College
Franklin Springs, GA, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital 

September 8 at 7:30pm
USCA Etherredge Center
Aiken, SC, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital

September 17 at TBD
Turner's Keyboards
Augusta, GA, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Solo Recital

October 6 at 7:30pm
Kassab Recital Hall, Francis Marion Performing Arts Center
Florence, SC, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

 

Concerto with Florence Symphony Orchestra

October 10 at 7:30pm

Francis Marion Performing Arts Center

Florence, SC, USA

Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

 

Solo Recital — Carnegie Hall Debut

October 23 at 7:30pm

Carnegie Hall-Weill Recital Hall

New York, NY, USA

Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann

Daniel Maltz is coming to Kansas City, Kansas! August 13, 2016 7PM

The Alcott Arts Center Foundation is proud to bring Daniel to town for his first Concert in Kansas City.
Daniel will also be teaching special Master Classes and Workshops at the Alcott while he is in town. If you are interested call the Alcott at 913-233-2787 or email us at alcott@alcottartscenter.org

Daniel will be appearing at the Trinity Community Church
5010 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas 66104

Daniel Adam Maltz (b. 1994) is a concert pianist based in Vienna, Austria. Born in Lexington, South Carolina, he is a citizen of both Israel and the United States. 

Daniel regularly appears in concert throughout the US, Europe, and Australia. He will make his Carnegie Hall debut in October 2016.

  

             Through his performances, he is

             capable to serve art and to share

             with his audience the experience

             [of] celebrating in a “temple of music.”

                                                                          -Robert Lehrbaumer