Art critic Gregory Volk is based in New York, but he's an adviser to Kansas City's Charlotte Street Foundation, and his writing about local artists is largely responsible for putting our town on the map among the nation's artistic movers and shakers. If you're an aficionado of KC's great art scene, circle today's date on your calendar for Gregory Volk: In Conversation With Three Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Fellows
, an event accurately described by its title. Volk speaks with multidisciplinary artist David Ford, painter Peregrine Honig and photographer Elijah Gowin about their work, the Charlotte Street Foundation and Kansas City's art scene. The 6 p.m. discussion is in the Atkins Auditorium at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (4525 Oak). Admission for museum members is $10; nonmembers get in for $15, and students for $5. For tickets, see nelson-atkins.org
or call 816-751-1278.
Thu., Jan. 28, 6 p.m., 2010