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Kirkwood Landmarks Mission Statement:

Kirkwood Landmarks Policy Statement The Landmarks Commission recognizes and preserves properties that represent or reflect elements of the City’s thriving cultural heritage and architectural history. Certified by the State of Missouri's Historic Preservation Office, the mission of the Landmarks Commission is to protect, retain, and enhance such properties.  The Commission has been instrumental in designating more than 90 landmarks, six local historic districts, and four National Register historic districts, which include businesses, schools, churches, cemeteries, and homes.  The Commission is very proud of its efforts to preserve the rich heritage of Kirkwood and to ensure that its unique character continues.

 

 

 

Kirkwood Arts Commission

The Kirkwood Arts Commission was established in 2014 by the Kirkwood City Council, to promote the arts in the City and around the region.

Kirkwood Arts Commission Mission Statement:  The Kirkwood Arts Commission is a Commission of the City of Kirkwood that promotes and sponsors the arts and participation in the arts for the benefit of the Kirkwood community. [Adopted July 2014]

Many thanks to Emmy Beaven who created
the Kirkwood Arts Commission logo (right). 

 

Art at the Station Returns to the Kirkwood Train Station

"What's in your studio" in March 2018 features the works of area art teachers.  For April, Kirkwood High School AP students will be featured at Art at the Station. The new exhibit opens April 2, and the opening reception will be held Thursday, April 5, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., at the Kirkwood Train Station, 110 W. Argonne Drive. 

Click here to see the full Art at the Station schedule for 2017-2018. 

Photo Competition for 2018 is NOW OPEN

Thank you to all who participated in 2017. See the list below of winners.  For 2018, the theme will be: Kirkwood's Architecture in Focus. Please click here to download the brochure with full details.

Click here to read the press release with the names of the 2017 winners.

Arts Calendar:

If you would like to sign up to receive the Kirkwood Arts Calendar by email, with upcoming arts events and programming, please send an email to:  Arts@KirkwoodMO.org. 
 

Public Art Policy: 

You can read the Public Art Policy developed by the Arts Commission and approved and adopted by City Council in April 2017.  Click here to download the policy.

Making Music Summer Concert Series:

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the concert series in 2017.  Here is the 2018 Schedule:

  • June 16: The Bel-Airs
  • June 30: Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers
  • July 14: The Wire Pilots
  • July 28: Roadhouse Kings
  • August 11:  Brothers Lazaroff
  • August 25:  Route 66 Jazz Orchestra 

Kirkwood Electric will once again be the Presenting Sponsor of the Making Music Concert Series. Concerts are held in Kirkwood Park, in the Lions' Amphitheatre, at 7:00 p.m., on the dates indicated. Presented by the Arts Commission, with additional generous support from the Kirkwood Arts Foundation, Kirkwood Parks & Recreation, the Willard Clifford Gaylord Foundation, and the Webster-Kirkwood Times. 


Volunteer!!

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer with the Kirkwood Arts Commission?  If so:

Sign up here!!


Support the work of the Arts Commission: Donate Now!

DONATIONS WELCOME.  The Kirkwood Arts Foundation is the fundraising group that supports the Kirkwood Arts Commission.  The Kirkwood Arts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.  You can donate to the Foundation by mail:  Kirkwood Arts Foundation, P.O. Box 220492, Kirkwood, MO  63122.  OR use the PayPal Donate Now button directly below. THANK YOU.

Arts Commission Members:

Agnes Garino (Chair)
Judy Roberts
James Weidman
Zoe Perkins
Jim Erwin
Will Frank
Paige Buffington

Council Liaison: Nancy Luetzow
Staff Liaison:  Beth von Behren: vonbehen@kirkwoodmo.org

COMMISSION MEETING TIMES:

Full Commission:  Third Tuesday of every month, 5:00 p.m., at City Hall

MEETING MINUTES 2018:

January 16,2018    
     
MINUTES: 2017    
December 19,2017 (PDF)   RTF
November 28, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
October 17, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
September 26, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
August 15, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
July 18, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
June 20, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
May 16, 2017 (PDF)   RTF 
April 18, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
March 31, 2017 (PDF)   RTF 
February 21, 2017 (PDF)       RTF
February 13, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
January 17, 2017 (PDF)   RTF
     
Meeting Minutes 2016:    
December 15, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
November 15, 2016 (PDF)      RTF 
October 18, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
September 20, 2016 (PDF)   RTF 
August 16, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
July 19, 2016 (PDF)
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June 21, 2016 (PDF)
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May 17, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
April 28, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
April 19, 2016 (PDF)   RTF 
March 22, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
February 16, 2016 (PDF)   RTF
January 19, 2016 (PDF)   RTF

   
2015 MINUTES:    
December 15, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
November 17, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
October 20, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
September 15, 2015   RTF
August 18, 2015   RTF
July 21, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
June 16, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
May 19, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
April 21, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
March 17, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
February 24, 2015 (PDF)   RTF
January 20, 2015 (PDF)     
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MEETING MINUTES, 2014:

December 16, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
November 18, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
October 21, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
September 23, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
August 19, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
July 15, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
June 17, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
May 20, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
August 19, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
July 15, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
June 17, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
May 20, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
April 15, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
March 4, 2014 (PDF)   RTF
February 12, 2014 (PDF)  
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