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 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 this our production of

“Pride and Prejudice”

If you are interested in a directors position please contact us at or by calling 913.233.2787

The Alcott Arts Center in Kansas City, Kansas presents

the Premier of

The 2016 Comic Super Hero & Sport

Art Exhibit  ( a Red Carpet Event)

featuring Premier Kansas City Kansas Artists

Darryl Woods
Freelance “Super Artist”
Licensed Lucus Film Artist,
Comic Books & Sports
Woodytoon Graphics 913.206.8966


Anthony “AO” Oropeza

Strong Ave. Studios Sports Painter,

Comic Book Artist and

Creator of the AMIGOMAN™ Comic Book /

An Art Exhibit of Super hero’s, Comics & Sports Paintings

Anthony will also bring in a One-night only Royals Art Exhibit

There will be an  Artist Reception with Q&A at 6:30pm

June 11, 2016


The exhibit runs June 11- July 1 evenings and weekends and by appt.


Be sure to watch KSHB 41 Action News Today! on Thursday June 9th 2016.

Joel Nichols will air a teaser before 6am and interview the Artists at 6:11 & 6:35AM.

Darryl Woods one of our featured artists will be doing a Live painting of

Mohammed Ali during the interview and the Opening night of the event

for a live preview of the Exhibitions


Dracula: The Final Countdown by Geoff Bamber

Directed by Caitlynn Davidson

Dracula: The Final Countdown is screaming fun and will be a biting good time for all those who dare to participate! We will need an enthusiastic and dedicated cast with ages ranging from 9 (3rd grade) to 18 (High School).

Audition dates: June 11& 12 @ 5:30pm-9:00pm

Show dates: July 15,16,17,22,23,24

Rehearsals: Starting June 14 Tues/Weds/Thurs 6-9pm

Jonathan Harker is sent to Transylvania to handle a property deal for Dr. Acula. On arrival, Harker realizes he’s a victim of a misprint, but is charmed by his welcome failing to realize he has become something of a prisoner. His plight is made more acute by the attentions of the Brides of Dracula, a wild trio, who are up to no good. With help from Dracula's servant, Igoretta, Harker escapes and returns to England, where his fiancé finds herself in the company of a mysterious foreign gentleman.

Prepared monologues, not exceeding 60-90 seconds in length are encouraged but not required.

Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script alone and with other actors.

Resumes/Headshots are accepted but not required. *If you are unable to make these times please call to schedule a make up audition date for those unable to attend.* 913-233-2787


     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.

April 30th 11am-2pm  Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot #10  “Twelfth Night”.

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.

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.

June 11 & 12, 5:30 to 9pm  Auditions for Dracula: the Final Countdown By Geoff Bamber
Directed by
Caitlynn Davidson. Auditions are open to everyone within the age guidelines listed int the Audition notice above.

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.

July 9th 6-9pm  Second Saturday’s at the Alcott. The Alcott will host a “Variety Show”. Come join us for an evening of entertainment. Comedy, Spoken Word, Music, Singing, Dancing and more!

August 13 6-9pm Second Saturday’s Art Exhibits at the Alcott featuring Class Projects from the Summer classes.

What We Stand For

(the Alcott Motto)
Everything Positive, Nothing Negative”