Upcoming in Kansas City, Mo.
An Art Historical Journey Along the Missouri River
Presentation by art historian and writer Brian Hearn
In this presentation, Brian Hearn will share a curated selection of the river’s most iconic images and consider how artist’s representations have shifted, like the river itself, through the centuries.
Time and Place
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Westport CoffeeHouse Theater
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Presentation by art historian Brian Hearn
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Where – Westport Coffeehouse Theater – 4010 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City, MO
6 p.m. – Social Hour
7 p.m. – Presentation. Presentation will be filmed – After 7 PM, Please enter through Green Room Burgers
Presentation is FREE and open to the public!
Westport CoffeeHouse – 4010 Pennsylvania Kansas City, Mo – www.westportcoffeehouse.com
The Westport CoffeeHouse is in the Westport entertainment area, midtown KC, south of downtown and north of the Plaza. The main intersection is Westport Rd and Broadway. From this intersection, go west on Westport Rd one block to Pennsylvania. Turn north (right).
OR you can get there from the intersection of Southwest Trafficway and Westport Rd. Go east on Westport Rd to Pennsylvania. Turn north (left).
Westport Coffee House is approximately one block down on the west side of Pennsylvania. Parking can be had either south of the coffee house in the large parking lot or just north of the coffee house alongside the building. Enter through Green Room Burgers or Westport CoffeeHouse.
Resources and Links
Dig deeper for more info on this topic –
- ARTICLE – “The Missouri As Muse: Painters And Photographers Are Drawn To The River” – by CJ Janovy, June 10, 2015 – KCUR.org
- AUDIO – “River Art” – a Central Standard broadcast discussion with local artists and activists working to connect KC to the Missouri River, including Healthy Rivers Partnership’s Vicki Richmond.
- ARTICLE – “The Epic Tale Of How A ‘Lost’ Film With An All Native-American Cast Can Once Again Be Seen” – a KCUR story about Brian Hearn’s work bringing back the lost silent movie classic “The Daughter of Dawn” – by Melissa Lenos, Oct. 17, 2016, KCUR.org
The Big Muddy Speakers Series in Kansas City
is hosted by these wonderful partners!
- Little Blue River Watershed Coalition
- Friends of Lakeside Nature Center
- Missouri River Relief
- Healthy Rivers Partnership
- Kansas City Digital Video
- Lights On – KCK
Thanks to all of our venue hosts for making this possible! Click here for a list of upcoming presentations» The Big Muddy Speaker Series is also held monthly in Rocheport and St. Charles.
Recordings of Presentations
Kansas City Digital Video has been recording Big Muddy Speaker Series presentations. These are available on their website at this link. Some contain synchronized powerpoint presentations. We will be posting these to the archived presentation pages on bigmuddyspeakers.org. Thanks Micheal Morgan and crew for putting this important archive online!