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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). 

 

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 go to the online submission website.

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

Kirkwood Electric Presents the 2018 Making Music Concert Series

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. Hosted by the Kirkwood Arts Commission and Kirkwood Parks & Recreation, with additional generous support from the Kirkwood Arts Foundation, the Willard Clifford Gaylord Foundation, the Webster-Kirkwood Times, and Commerce Bank.

Please click here for the full summer 2018 schedule.

 

Art at the Station Ends Season with Maryanne Bailhe Barber

Maryanne Bailhe Barber is the current artist exhibiting at Art at the Station. Click here to read her bio

The final exhibit for this season will be Mary Burford-Wichman, an oils and watercolors artist. Her exhibit opens August 6, with the opening reception on August 9, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

Art at the Station exhibits are on display in the Kirkwood Train Station, 110 W. Argonne Drive (63122). Exhibits can be viewed when the Station is open for passengers. Exhibits and receptions are free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. Art at the Station is sponsored by the Kirkwood Arts Commission, the City of Kirkwood, and the Kirkwood Arts Foundation. 

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.

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)
James Weidman
Zoe Perkins
Jim Erwin
Will Frank
Gary Hochberg
Glenda Hares

Council Liaison: Nancy Luetzow     luetzong@kirkwoodmo.org
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:

June 2018    
May 2018    
April 2018 (pdf)   RTF
March 2018 (pdf)   RTF 
February 2018 (pdf)   RTF
January 2018 (pdf)   RTF
     
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