City Hall Access Limited to Appointment Only. Community Center Closed. 

Until further notice, City facilities other than City Hall will remain closed to the public. City hall will continue to provide access only by appointment. Residents interested in purchasing yard waste bags or tags can click HERE for information on retail establishments where they can be purchased. Contractor grade black trash bags in bulk can be purchased at most home improvement stores.


Kirkwood Electric & Kirkwood Water will not be doing shut-offs, and late fees for utility payments will be waived. Amtrak service has not been suspended, however effective May 11 all Amtrak passengers will be required to wear a mask (and provide their own when doing so).


Please call police dispatch at 314-822-5858 for general inquiries or for further assistance.  Other inquiries can be made by emailing


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Arts Commission

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Arts Commission Logo CroppedThe 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 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 (above, right).

Mural Project at Performing Arts Center Site

(Click on the image below to open a PDF of the poster._

Mural Project Poster


Commission Members

  • Zoe Perkins (Chair)
  • Agnes Garino
  • Jim Erwin (Vice Chair)
  • Will Frank
  • Gary Hochberg
  • Glenda Hares
  • Stefanie Kirkland
  • Andrew Smith
  • Deanna Stevenson
  • Council Liaison: Nancy Luetzow,
  • Staff Liaison:  Kyle Henke, 

Board and Commission Rosters

Commission Meetings

The Arts Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:00 p.m., at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road. 


Commission Programs

2019 Photo Competition

Thank you to all who participated in 2019.  Beginning October 1, entries will be on display at United Missouri Bank, 426 N. Kirkwood Road.  

Art at the Station

Everyone knows the Kirkwood Train Station. It's featured on the City's logo, locomotive enthusiasts come to watch trains pass, and its storm water problems have been well chronicled in the local newspaper. Since 2009, the Station has also functioned as an exhibition space for Art at the Station, a community visual arts program hosted and produced by the Kirkwood Arts Commission. 

Art at the Station's October 2019 Exhibit: Sherry Salant

Sherry Salant’s work will be on display in October at Art at the Station, at the Kirkwood Train Station, 110 W. Argonne Drive.  Sherry creates organic mixed media pieces using alcohol inks, acrylics, and photography. Her website is  Exhibits are free and open to the public. Artwork may be viewed when the Station is open for passengers.  This will be the last Art at the Station exhibit for 2019.

A 2020 schedule will be announced soon. 

The Kirkwood Train Station is located at 110 W. Argonne Drive in downtown Kirkwood.

November: No Show

December: No Show


Kirkwood Electric Presents the 2019 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 7:30 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, and the Webster-Kirkwood Times.  (Note the new start time for the concerts:  7:30 p.m.)

New This Year:  Making Music will host a spring kick-off concert at the Lions' Amphitheater in Kirkwood Park on May 4 at 4:00 p.m.  This concert will feature:  Ross Bell Band, Rosewood, and Serapis. 

The Summer 2019 Schedule of concerts in Kirkwood Park will feature the following:

June 15:  The Bel Airs

June 29:  Air Force Band of Mid-America: Roots in Blue

July 13:  Dan Rubright's WirePilots

July 27:  The Roadhouse Kings

August 10:  The Southside Creole Playboys 

August 24:  Hillary Fitz Band

Fall Harvest Concert:  The first concert was such a success, we decided to do it again.  The Fall Harvest Concert will once again feature The Missouri Rounders, on October 12 at Walker Lake in Kirkwood Park.  Time TBD.


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

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.


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


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 visit the Arts Foundation website to donate online:



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