May 10, 2021
Art Westport returns to Kansas City’s historic Westport neighborhood for its 42nd event, Friday, Sept. 10, through Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Produced by the Westport Regional Business League and sponsored by Country Club Bank and Pepsi Cola, the three-day art festival is Kansas City’s largest and oldest outdoor art show exclusively for local, visual artists.
Starting on Friday, Sept. 10, up to 150 of the top artists from the Kansas City area will line the historic streets of Westport to showcase a high-quality exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, glasswork, and seven additional categories of visual art. Attendees can browse displays and purchase quality, one-of-a-kind art, as well as enjoy food and drink or unique shopping from scores of local businesses surrounding the event. Art Westport also showcases exclusively local musicians performing on multiple outdoor stages throughout the weekend.
Celebrating its 42nd year this September, Art Westport is the oldest art festival in Kansas City that showcases juried work from the area’s most talented local artists. Local visual artists desiring to be considered for the 2021 Art Westport Show must submit their application before midnight on May 31. Click here for more details.
Art Westport is a favorite among locals and visitors alike that attracts more than 30,000 visitors annually. It is open to the public and free to attend.
2021 Art Westport Hours
Friday, Sept. 10: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 11: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 12: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please note: Art Westport will take place rain or shine.
For more information about Art Westport, visit www.westportkcmo.com/artwestport.
Founded in 1833, Westport is both the most historic neighborhood and the original entertainment district in Kansas City featuring more than 50 restaurants, 30 bars, 20 patios and 30 unique shops. Its emphasis on local and authentic offerings is still evident today as it houses the region’s largest concentration of independent and locally owned businesses. Its historic, pedestrian-scaled buildings house tasty eateries, trendy boutiques, nightlife hot spots, and indulgent personal service enterprises. Westport is located between 39th Street and 43rd Street to the north and south, and between Main Street and Southwest Trafficway to the east and west. For more information, visit www.westportkcmo.com, and follow Westport on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.