Rural art communities, artist enclaves in bigger cities, and thriving arts scenes and events. You’ll find unexpected artistic havens throughout Kansas.
A unique artist community, Matfield Green has a special connection to the Flint Hills prairie. It’s home to the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission’s Tallgrass Artist Residency program, Bill McBride Studio, The Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs and The Bank Art Space.To Matfield Green
Located in central Kansas, Lindsborg is often called Little Sweden USA. The city embraces its Swedish, Nordic and Scandinavian heritage with festivals, events and art. A Viking mural in contemporary comic book style is the latest cultural addition to the town.To Lindsborg
Kansas City / Strawberry Hill
Settled by Croatian immigrants, Strawberry Hill is alive with artistic energy. Galleries and businesses host a monthly Third Friday Art Walk. An emerging culinary scene that spans multiple cultures. Plus Croatian heritage festivals, events and folk dancing lessons.To Kansas City / Strawberry Hill
Topeka / NOTO
The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District in north Topeka is a vibrant arts community with a rotating sculpture program, public art installations, and outdoor performances. It is anchored by the NOTO Arts Center, offering classes and home to the award winning Morris Art Gallery.
Located 50 miles southeast of Wichita, Winfield is home to Southwestern College and a community alive with art. With art galleries, the annual Arts in the Park festival, literary writing and music composition contests, plus the Walnut Valley Festival highlighting acoustic music and bluegrass.To Winfield