Join us Thursday, Oct. 26th at Oak Street Mansion for a journey of discovery where art, culture, and connection intertwine. Behind The Curtain: An Artist Discovery Series is curated by Erin J. McGrane.
This month we will feature the photography and visual art of Chris Dahlquist, and the music of Amado Espinoza.
Each discovery series will offer opportunities to connect deeply with our featured artists through talks, exhibits, and live performances. This October 26th, experience Chris Dahlquist’s incredible work firsthand, ask questions and learn more on her artistic process. Enjoy a stirring musical performance by master musician Amado Espinoza. All while savoring curated cuisine and spirits in the beautiful Oak Street Mansion. Luxuriate in our charming boutique Inn with overnight accommodation for the ultimate staycation.
Limited to 35 participants, the package includes an artist talk and gallery tour, live performance, food, beverages, and lodging (subject to Inn availability).
— Interview with the Artist Chris Dahlquist, hosted by Erin J. McGrane
— Artist Talk and Gallery Tour by Chris Dahlquist, award-winning photographer and visual artist.
— Command Performance by Master Musician Amado Espinoza.
— Delectable cuisine and spirits inspired by the Artists’ vision and home culture.
— Overnight stay at the historic Oak Street Mansion in luxurious comfort.
About the Artists:
CHRIS DAHLQUIST | www.chrisdahlquist.com
Kansas City based visual artist Chris Dahlquist has exhibited extensively throughout the United States in a variety of traditional and non-traditional settings including art galleries, art fairs, and large-scale public installations that allow audiences to interact with photographic objects in unexpected ways. Dahlquist’s works are in hundreds of individual, corporate and civic collections and have won numerous awards, including a curatorial award from the Houston Museum of Fine Arts as well as grants from Mid-America Art Alliance and the Kansas City Arts Council. Dahlquist is represented by Sager Reeves Gallery and Olson Larsen Galleries.
AMADO ESPINOZA | www.amadoespinoza.com
Amado Espinoza , an award-winning Bolivian musician and instrument-maker, seamlessly fuses Andean folk traditions with diverse musical influences. He co-founded Resonation Music and Arts, LLC, fostering cultural curiosity through music and storytelling. Amado has collaborated with Ensemble Iberica, contributed to film, theater, and dance projects, and received the 2022 Spirit of Folk award from Folk Alliance International. He’s a 2019 grant recipient of the Lighton International Artist Exchange Program, a 2017 Charlotte Street Foundation Generative Performing Arts Fellow, and gave a masterclass on Andean Music at Berklee School of Music in October 2019. Amado is a Milan Conservatory graduate from Cochabamba, Bolivia.
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4343 Oak Street,Kansas City,64111,US