Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery was established in 1999 to provide emerging and established Latino artists a venue in which to display their art work, as well as a place for the community to celebrate and learn about Latino cultural through visual arts.

Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery continues to invite all artists to exhibit works that explore themes important to the Latino culture. We strive to educate the public about the importance of Latinos visual arts and bring together many cultures within our community.

A Unique Space
An accessible and comfortable setting welcomes children and adults. All exhibits are open and free to the public. The family-friendly gallery is available for private parties and group fieldtrips. Click here for current exhibits.

Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery is a great location for birthday parties, showers, and social events. Gallery tours and hands-on cultural art activities are available upon request to enhance your experience.

First Fridays
Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery is a premiere Latino arts and cultural institution that features the work of local, national and international artists. Artist receptions are held most First Fridays on the month beginning at 6:00pm, including refreshments, music and other entertainment. The gallery is located on the Crossroads Galleries shuttle route.

Classes and Workshops Special classes and cultural workshops that compliment the current art exhibits are offered throughout the year. Click here for more information.

Educational Fieldtrips
Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery is a wonderful place to bring community and school groups for a unique cultural experience. Fieldtrips include exhibit tours and/or a hands-on art activity for a minimum of 10 and maximum of 60 people. The cost ranges from $3.00 to $7.00 per person based on activities. Reservations required. Call (816) 221-2349 to schedule.

Visiting Artist Program A visiting artist is available to visit your school or organization to teach Latino Cultural Art workshops. Activities are available for all ages. Call Allison Pinneke at 816-221-2349 for details.

Gift Shop Located within the gallery, Mariposa Gift Shop features unique items imported from Latin America and handmade pieces by local and national artists. Inventory rotates frequently based on exhibit themes.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am - 5:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location and Contact Information:
919 West 17th Street, KC, MO 64108
(816) 221-2349