I had a wonderful afternoon at the new Brookwood Elementary School in Leawood, Kansas as they celebrated the installation of my new sculpture. I was able to speak to the children about my artwork at an all-school assembly. Afterwards, I gave out my book to the Shawnee Mission School District librarians.
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On October 5th, Tom Morgan, faculty percussionist and composer, led a concert that began in the gallery, then the sculpture garden, and ended in the concert hall.
Opening October 5th, 6-8 PM, First Friday event benefiting Steps of Faith Foundation. 20 small works on paper from the Celebration series, 1986, will be on display at the Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st Street, Kansas City, Missouri.
Also that evening - Showing Rita Blitt drawings to the music of Dr. Tom Morgan in a Faculty Recital, Rita Blitt Gallery, Mulvane Museum, Washburn University, Topeka Kansas. 7:30 pm.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO) has included the Rita Blitt sculpture Iceland Surge as part of their new exhibit, Unexpected Encounters.
Rita Blitt was featured on Channel 41 Action News in Kansas City to discuss the opening of the Rita Blitt Gallery and Sculpture Garden.