InterUrban ArtHouse‘s programs have been developed to serve needs identified through our research and community outreach. We continually develop five innovative programs through community, art and civic partnerships: ArtMatters, ArtWorks, ArtsConnect, ArtSmart and ArtHeals.
ArtMatters programming is for artists and creative entrepreneurs wishing to advance their artistic skills, learn new studio methods, participate in discussions and critiques or to connect with other creatives.
ArtMatters programming includes regular Open Studio, Sketch Night, Photography Group and Painters Social Club. ArtMatters also offers presentations, critiques and workshops by visiting and established artists, discussions and artist mentoring.
ArtWorks is a professional development and business training program for artists and creative entrepreneurs. The organization collaborates with regional partners working to improve career skills and business practices.
ArtWorks programming includes our Web & Marketing Co-op, ArtsFunding Series, Global Entrepreneurship Week, legal and accounting workshops, panel discussions and networking.
ArtsConnect is a community engagement program. Arts and culture is placed at the center of local outreach events, neighborhood festivals, open studios and exhibitions.
The ArtHouse is facilitating district-wide cultural planning with leaders from civic, merchant, resident, education and nonprofit sectors.
ArtsConnect programming includes openings and events on Local Life Third Friday, monthly Morning Brew, Public Library Exhibitions, Fall Festival and an annual performance event.
ArtSmart has been going since 2007. The program has provided cross-cultural, multimedia, community arts programming in several Shawnee Mission School District public schools.
Students are exposed to a variety of artists who discuss their careers. The programming themes include multiculturalism and environmentalism. ArtSmart links elementary students, high school mentors, parents and local artists through dance, storytelling, music, poetry, puppetry, painting, sculpture and field trips.
Each year, ArtSmart is partially funded through the Kansas Green Schools Grant by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KSDHE) and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) funds. StoneLion Puppet Theater is funded by Johnson County Stormwater Management, Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Missouri Arts Council, KC Parks and Recreation and ArtsKC.
- Forming a Business
- Leadership/Professional Development
Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space
- Conference/Meeting and Event Space
- Incubator Space
- Office Space
- Retail Space
- Insurance Requirements
- Trademark and Copyright Information
- Marketing Plan Training
Starting a Business
- Business Research Resources
- Home-Based Business Training
- Startup Business Counseling
- Peer Mentoring
Internship Programs and Student Services
- Internship Program
- Student Marketing Projects
- Student Research Projects
- Youth Entrepreneurship Education