Mattie Rhodes Center
Mattie Florence Rhodes
Mattie Rhodes Art Center & Gallery
919 W. 17th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108


Gallery Hours
Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Juan Chawuk  
March 2 - April 20
, 2012 

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Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, from 6-9 pm

Closing Reception: Friday, April 6, from 6-9 pm


In conjunction with the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, Mattie Rhodes Center presents Juan Chawuk, a Tojolobal Maya from Las Margaritas, Chiapas, Mexico, located near the famed Palenque Mayan Ruins.  Chawuk is a painter, muralist, sculptor, photographer, and graphic artist  who has been in solo and group exhibitions throughout Mexico and the United States. Recently, Chawuk conducted arts workshops in Turin, Italy, and Bogota and Cartagena, Columbia. The main gallery will highlight new works by Chawuk, and there will be a series of events, artist lectures and workshops coinciding.

Side Gallery... 
Corazones Valientes    
February 3 - April 20, 2012


Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, from 6-9 pm

Closing Reception: Friday, April 6, from 6-9 pm


Mattie Rhodes Gallery is excited to introduce Kansas City to the Corazones Valientes(Brave Hearts), a collective group of female painters and muralists from the village of  La Unión de Monterrey, San Carlos, in northern Costa Rica.  The side gallery will feature new works from Corazones Valientes artists'  Toribia Mayrena Guido, Marina Méndez Cruz, Patricia Quesada Méndez, Viria Salas Araya, Luz Ríos Duarte, Ivannia Zambrana Ríos, Lany Zambrana Ríos, and Esmeralda Rivera Ruíz.   For the past nineteen years, the Corazones Valientes have been exhibiting and selling paintings of tropical landscapes and colorful scenes of rural life across the United States, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Their artwork has also been published  in several children's books, posters and cards. 





If you are looking for something fun and different for your creative kiddos to do during Spring Break why not...

Coming soon...

Children's Exhibition 
May 4 - 19, 2012 

Opening Reception: Friday,  March 2, 2012 from 6-9pm
Closing Reception:Friday,  April 6, 2012 from 6-9pm

This annual exhibit features artwork created by Mattie Rhodes After School Art Program students in grades K-6. Come celebrate with us these very talented young artists! Proceeds from the sale of artwork will benefit the After School Art Program.



Frida y la Casa Azul

June 1 - August 10, 2012  



Frida's love, beliefs and artistic passions have inspired many artists all over the world. This exhibit will feature the paintings of artist Alisha Gambino, as well as  artwork that is inspired through Frida Kahlo's  art, love, struggles and political views.



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