was created in Italy many centuries ago and brought to life by artists using pastel chalks as their medium and pavement/brick as their canvas.
to experience the creation of these street paintings, interact with the artists, enjoy street performers, Children's Creative Corridor and Workshops.
Sept 7, 11am-8pm
Sept 8, 11am-5pm
Crown Center Square
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
Imagine artists, young and old, professional and amateur displaying their talents by drawing directly in front of a visiting audience rather than in the solitude of their studios. Artists start with empty squares of asphalt and by the end of the weekend, these squares will be transformed into magnificent pieces of artwork.
The Kansas City Chalk and Walk Festival continues to be “FREE” to all visitors through donations and sponsorships from the community. In addition, donations support an organization that provides arts education outreach programs to schools and shelters in the Kansas City area all year round.Read More
The Kansas City Chalk and Walk Festival is currently looking for companies or individuals to sponsor a square and artists to participate in the event. Levels of sponsorship range from $200 to $5000.Read More
Volunteers will be needed in many areas throughout the Festival. We will need volunteers to help in registration, chalk supply, as well as dispensing fresh water as requested, providing directions for artists and helping in the Children's Creative Corridor. Other jobs will be assigned as needed. Volunteer as an individual or part of a service organization.Read More