First Friday art show celebrates human motion

buttonwoodAn unusual art exhibit at the Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main Street, celebrates movement, including people on bicycles, dancers, walkers, yoga, and people playing sports.

The exhibition includes 99 artworks by 32 artists and illustrates all forms of human movement and figures in motion. The Art of Human Movement benefits BikeWalkKC, a non-profit group focused on making Kansas City a safer community for walking and biking.


  • A reception for the public will be held in conjunction with KC Crossroads First Friday Art Walk from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on August 5th at Buttonwood. Visitors can meet participating artists and BikeWalkKC organizers and enjoy food and beverages at the event.
  • Purchases of art during the exhibit will benefit local non-profit organization, BikeWalkKC’s, B-Cycle Program. Sixty-percent of the sale price compensates artists with the remainder going to the local organization as a charitable donation.
  • If you are unable to attend the August 5th reception normal gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment.
  • Sponsors of the Exhibit include: Buttonwood Financial Group, Union Horse Distillery,    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, The City of Kansas City, Missouri, KC Parks & Recreation, KCATA, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Visit, DowntownKC, Missouri Bank, Burns & McDonnell, JE Dunn, Lockton, Kansas City River Market, Boulevard Brewery, Spencer Fane, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Washington  University, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Vireo, KCTA, Spin Pizza and Silver Screen Salon.
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