Nocturnal Illuminations

Art that draws us in like moths to a flame, ‘Nocturnal Illuminations’ spotlights artists that works glow. Join us as we come together to celebrate the beauty, mystery, and excitement of the night. This dark and dreamy collection will feature local and national artists, and is open to apply to now at

The opening reception will be on Third Fridays, September 13th at 5 pm. If you don’t like the busy atmosphere of First Fridays in Kansas City, but love great art and food, Third Fridays at the Stockyards and Columbus Park offer plenty of parking, and a plethora of amazing participating galleries, musicians, and artists at a laid back pace.

Be sure to make the best of all Third Fridays has to offer and stop by The Trap Gallery and The Eight One Five Gallery’s openings as well, located in Columbus Park, just a short drive from Vanessa Lacy Gallery.

The Stockyards has a wide-ranging selection of beloved restaurants such as Stockyards Brewing Co., Amigoni Urban Winery, The Golden Ox, Rockstar, Lucky Boys, and Pinoy.

Columbus Park on 39th Street, known as “restaurant row,” has some delicious options, including Asian cuisine at Blue Koi, Mongolian grill at Genghis Khan, all around great comfort food at Anna’s Oven, and many more. Stop by The North End for special Third Friday drink deals.

We would love to see you come out and support local and national artists, as well as encourage you to apply to the show. See you there!

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