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Art Annual

2016 Brookside Art Annual

2016 Brookside Art Annual Poster The Brookside Art Annual, is celebrating its 31st year on April 29, 30 and May 1, 2016. Located in an eclectic neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, Brookside is just minutes from downtown, the Plaza and the southern suburbs. This is the first art show of the year and draws over 70,000 people from the entire region. The focus of the show is on ART! This community loves art shows and it consistently ranks in the top 25 shows according to Art Source. Art Source quote "This is a very pleasant, national caliber event attracting an affluent, enthusiastic and knowledgeable clientele."

Artist Dates

2016 Art Annual Info

Application deadline - January 11, 2016
Notification - February 5, 2016

2016 Art Annual Swag

2016 Art Annual Poster (PDF)

2016 Art Annual Artists

2016 Art Award Winners, (PDF)

2015 Art Awards Photo Gallery

The Brookside Art Annual is produced by the Brookside Business Association. It is a non-profit organization of merchants working to promote and improve the community in the heart of Kansas City. Dominated by quaint neighborhoods, the Brookside neighborhood becomes the center of the Midwest art community each May. The Brookside Art Annual is known for its festive atmosphere, hospitality, convenience, and has become a must-attend event for artists and art seekers alike.

The location for the show is at 63rd and Brookside between Main St. and Wornall.

Pets and art don't mix posterArt Fair Hours:
Friday, April 29, 5pm-9pm
Saturday, April 30, 10am-9pm
Sunday, May 1, 11am-5pm

The show has children's activities on Saturday and Sunday and light music in the evenings. Food booths are operated by local restaurants.

Any further questions can be e-mailed to or call the Brookside Business Association at (816) 523-5553.

2015 Brookside Art Annual