Rapidian on the street: The Great Race

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

"The scent of crayons is one of the most recognizable smells and has a direct correlation with childhood. This year, [Michael] Peoples is once again using color and scent to evoke an emotional experience with 'The Great Race,'"...

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by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under

SEPT 27, 2015Join the Downtown Market and UICA for a fabulous summer afternoon celebrating Vianne’s chocolate shop with a hands-on lesson in the chocolaterie featured in the film, and then follow the class down to the UICA Movie Theatre to...

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SENSE what is in store for you at UICA

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 09-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered how art tastes? The UICA will give you the opportunity to stimulate your senses with their ArtPrize Seven exhibit that takes the viewer on a journey of the faculties that makes for a unique way to experience the creativity of...

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UICA to evoke sensory responses of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling art with seventh ArtPrize exhibit

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-06-2015 under NEWS

For ArtPrize’s seventh year, the (UICA) Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, will host works of that are more than just what meets the eye. The title of the exhibit, “SENSE,” includes six selected pieces all rooted in...

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Saint Laurent film to portray life of fashion icon at UICA

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 07-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA will be showing the Saint Laurent film that portrays his life starting July 17 until July 30.  A closer look at the life of Yves Saint Laurent from 1958, when his career first started, to when he met Pierre...

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UICA continues showcase of selected work for Festival of the Arts through July 26

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NEWS

The 46th annual Festival of the Arts’ Regional Art Exhibition held its opening reception at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (2 Fulton Street SE) for the third year on Thursday, June 3- but it will remain available to the...

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Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

The author's previous review of "Art of the Lived Experiment" at the UICA can be found here.  A friend of mine pointed out that there's a difference between an art exhibit's curation and its design: Curation is...

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Accessibility Theater: "Art of the Lived Experiment" at UICA

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under OPINION

When I heard about "Art of the Lived Experiment", the feature exhibit of the DisArt festival, I was curious as to how the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) would adapt the exhibit- originally shown at Liverpool's DaDa...

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UICA shows us how to take art collecting to the next level

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 04-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The current show at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) with the poetic title of "Power Objects: The Future Has a Primitive Heart" provides us with a wonderful example of what it means to build an art collection with a singular vision....

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DisArt Festival @The Fed

by (Fed Galleries @KCAD)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Here at the Fed Galleries we are excited about all the events and activities scheduled over the next two weeks for DisArt Festival 2015. As an educational institution we strive to support artists and artwork that create new experiences that...

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