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Last Call for Artists: 83rd Annual Plaza Art Fair

September 19, 20 & 21 
Kansas City, Missouri
On the beautiful and historic Country Club Plaza
240 artists
Deadline:  5/1/14

Ranked as one of Art Fair Calendar's Best Art Fairs and 
in the Top Ten of Fine Art Events by the Art Fair Sourcebook

The Plaza Art Fair marks the beginning of autumn for all Kansas Citians, and attracts art enthusiasts from all over the nation. This annual celebration is located on the Country Club Plaza recognized as the oldest shopping district in the country and a beloved destination in Kansas City.

The Plaza Art Fair exhibits have grown in quality and creativity over seven decades to become a nationally recognized fine art and fine craft event. The three-day celebration of the arts allows visitors to experience the personalities and diverse talents of world-class artists firsthand.

Beyond the colorful collections of art, this extraordinary event offers even more, including delicious food, magnificent music and interactive art experiences for all ages, that attracts a crowd that appreciates all the show has to offer, especially the art.  


  • 300,000 art enthusiasts attend
  • $10,000 in cash awards 
  • Individual Artist Electricity 
  • Artist Breakfast, booth sitters, hospitality area 
  • Free Parking

Applications available at:


    Director: Jan Cichello
    Phone - 816.960.6234
    For more info:

It is always a thrill to exhibit at the Plaza, the air of exclusivity that this fine shopping district exudes brings out the young and affluent to see and be seen AND collect art!

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Comment by Connie Mettler on April 29, 2014 at 9:58am

We've had great reviews on this show for years ...

From glass artist Paul Willsea:

This show turned out in my top five for this year and a real pleasure to do. Thought I would share some info. The setting is in an upscale retail district near some very wealthy residential neighborhoods .... More 
From mixed media artist Bonny Hawley:
Kansas City Plaza- beautiful weather- great art- lots of people- good music- good time.  I was in KC this weekend on vacation so I was not in the show but I stayed in a hotel down on the plaza and saw the show go up and .... More


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