Aug 25–Oct 28, 2018
#OpenspacesKC

Plan Your Visit

Accreditation at Open Spaces in K.C.

Members of the media, select art professionals and visiting museum patron groups – WELCOME!  Enjoy over 40 art installations located throughout the city by taking a self-guided tour or contact the Open Spaces VIP Concierge to arrange a docent-led tour.  The choice is yours.

Accreditation grants you access to a comprehensive program. Visit the Accreditation page to submit your request.

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Group Travel

If you are bringing a group to Open Spaces and are looking for one team to assist you with all of your travel and visitor experience needs, contact Spark, A Destination Management Company to help you create a personalized itinerary and to handle visit logistics. Contact ASHLEY ROSSBACH at 816-995-7260 or request a proposal online at sparkdmc.com.

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Hotel

Immerse yourself in contemporary art during your Open Spaces stay, in the heart of Kansas City’s Financial District. The new 21C Museum Hotel is Open Spaces’ official hotel partner. The hotel is offering Open Spaces guests a special rate of $145 for standard rooms from Aug 22 – Oct 28. To make reservations, call (844) 577-5542 and ask for the Open Spaces rate or click below for online reservations. Make Reservations

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Open Spaces Visitor Center

The VisitKC Visitor Center is the Open Spaces’ official visitor center.  Find out all about Open Spaces, pick up an official printed program, and learn what’s happening in the Kansas City area.

VisitKC Visitor Center hours:

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1321 Baltimore Ave, KC, MO 64105 | visitkc.com

 

The Landing Pad

Every Friday |  August 31 – October 26 | 6 PM – 1 AM | https://www.union18.org

The 18th Street Union will be hosting “The Landing Pad,” a special reception EVERY Friday for Open Spaces KC from 6PM with last call at 1AM.

We’ll have some of the best DJs, bands, and artists from around the country here to add to your Open Spaces experience! Your dance floor awaits…

Come and enjoy the Music Food & Art.

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Food and Entertainment

From legendary jazz hot spots and award-winning barbeque to world-renowned museums, it’s all here in Kansas City.  Explore VisitKC.com to find out where to experience the best that the City has to offer.  If you’d like more of a personal touch, VIP Concierge Diana Arganbright would love to answer any questions you have or point you in the right direction. Give her a call or email her. info@openspaceskc.com or (816) 459-0258

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getting around

BUS

From 18th & Vine to Swope Park, the Area Transportation Authority will get you to a stop near an Open Spaces offering. Check out ridekc.org for maps, schedules.

STREETCAR

In the mood to pop into a local gallery or to catch an intimate performance in the Downtown or Crossroad area? The streetcar is free and easy. Visit kcstreetcar.org for station info.

BIKESHARE

Feel like exploring Kansas City on a more street-level view? B-Cycle is our city’s 24/7, 42 station way to get around. Use the code 92518 at any of the 42 stations to receive a discounted membership that provides $1 off the first half-hour of any trip. Visit kansascity.bcycle.com for more info or click on the links below for current bike route maps for Open Spaces exhibits.

River Market/Downtown/Crossroads

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KANSAS CITY TROLLEY TOURS

Kansas City Fun Tours will be exploring the art installations placed in the Open Spaces and tucked in hidden places of Swope Park. They will take a progressive approach through the park as you learn the story of how we came to have such a treasure in our city, and what amenities we have available to us year-round now, as we appreciate the astounding art pieces along the way.

Book a Trolley Tour here

 

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kansas city transportation group

If private transportation is what you prefer, KCTG is the Midwest’s largest passenger ground transportation company. KCTG provides the most trusted companies in chauffeur service, including Super Shuttle, Yellow Cab, 10-10 Taxi and Carey Black Car Service. Call (816) 471-1234 or click below to view all of KCTG’s transportation options.

Private Transportation

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