Arts and Music

Summer Entertainment

Music in the Park

NOTE: Due to the planned renovation of the Santa Fe Commons Park our concerts will be held at other locations: the Indian Creek Recreation Center, two of the Overland Park pools and the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead. All concerts are free to the public, please bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

The Overland Park Civic Band concerts will be at 7 p.m. in the Indian Creek Recreation Center, 10308 Marty Street. Dates are: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and July 7.

Music at the Pools

Concerts at the pools will be Fridays, 6 p.m. on June 21  and July 19 at Bluejacket Pool. Bands to be announced.

Music at the Farmstead

Concerts at the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead will be Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. These concerts are free Please bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating, picnics welcome, dogs are not allowed in the Farmstead. 13800 Switzer, Overland Park, KS 66221, Farmstead Hours


Star Spangled Spectacular EventThe Star Spangled Spectacular

Headline is Noe Palma at 8 p.m.

July 4 in the Corporate Woods Founders' Park, 9300 Indian Creek Pkwy. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. with State Line Drive to open. Fireworks commence at 9:45 p.m. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Coolers are allowed. Dogs must be leashed.  Sponsorships available contact: julie.bilyea@opkansas.org

 


Children's Corner Entertainment

Children's Corner events are held in the Tomahawk Ridge and Matt Ross Community Centers on the first Wednesday and Thursday respectively at 10 a.m. 

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Wednesdays 10 a.m.

Matt Ross Community Center

Thursdays 10 a.m.

March 6 - Percussion Magic No March Show
April 3 - Janie Next Door April 4 - Jay and Leslie's Laughing Matters
May 1 - Dino O'Dell  May 2 -  Priscilla Tells Stories
June 5 - Priscilla Tells Stories June 6 - Janie Next Door
July 3 - Percussion Magic No July Show
Aug 8 - Priscilla Tells Stories Aug 1 - Jay and Leslie's Laughing Matters
Sept 4 - Janie Next Door Sept 5 - Dino O'Dell 
Oct 2 - Stone Lion Puppet Theatre Oct 3 - Priscilla Tells Stories
Nov 6 - Percussion Magic Nov 7 - Janie Next Door
Dec 4 - Stone Lion Puppet Theatre Dec 5 - Percussion Magic

Gallery Exhibitions

Art at the Center is a unique, not-for-profit gallery space that offers local, regional and national artists, both professional and amateur, a showcase for their work in the heart of Overland Park.

Cotton Gin by Dennis McCann

The gallery is open daily at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center. Admission is free.

To showcase your art the Art at the Center please see the 2019 Juried Show application for details on our annual national show. For future exhibitions information check the 2019 Art at the Center Exhibition Schedule

Current Exhibition: The 2019 National Juried Exhibition, Artist Awards sponsored by the Friends of OP Arts

Best of Show - $2,500: Dennis McCann for Cotton Gin

Second Place - $1,500: Chelsie Murfee for The Covenant

Third Place - $1000: Donna Nyzio for House on a Hill

Honorable Mentions - $250 each: Larry Wolfe for Renaissance Steel, Peter Baczek for Structure, Peggy Wyman for Comfort Zone and Stephen Johnson for Repose

People's Choice Award - $200: Anne Brewer for Day's End

This exhibition on display through June 2 features the work of artists from across the nation. All work is for sale.

Upcoming Exhibition: The Plein Aire Exhibition, Opening Reception June 7.


The Overland Park Fall Festival

The 2019 Fall Festival will be on Saturday, September 28 in Downtown Overland Park.will be in the Farmers' Market area due to the renovations of the Santa Fe Commons Park. Applications for craft vendors can be found here

 


Virtual Art Tour

The City has hundreds of pieces of art in it's permanent collection. Take a virtual tour here. Then try a tour in person with the handy map.