The Culture Lab
Exhibitions at M-AAA Headquarters
The Culture Lab is our space for presentations and activity at our headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. The Culture Lab allows us to showcase programs and test ideas in the vibrant Kansas City Crossroads neighborhood, taking place in the city’s First Friday celebrations.
Past projects have included music presentations, dance, theatre performance, fine art exhibitions, and humanities projects. Traveling exhibitions from our program ExhibitsUSA frequently launch their tours here.
On view at M-AAA | Art by Jill DownenFind Out More
Mid-America Arts Alliance presents the exhibition I Spoke Truth and Someone Listened, featuring artworks by Kansas City-based artist Jill Downen. The exhibition is on view September 22–November 11, 2022, at Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA). Artist Jill Downen’s newest series seeks…
First Friday June with Kai CogginFind Out More
KAI COGGIN: FIVE POEMS June 3 through July 15th, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. each day A video and sound projection, accessible from the sidewalk in front of M-AAA headquarters The five poems are: Izibongo for Black Women (a…
April First Friday: Walking in AntarcticaFind Out More
Join us for a trip to Antarctica! Opening April 1, 2022, for Kansas City First Friday, M-AAA will be hosting an exhibition preview of Walking in Antarctica from ExhibitsUSA. Though the building will not be open, the preview includes the artist’s…