Kansas City’s Chalk and Walk gives both amateur and professional artists the opportunity to make the sidewalk talk.

 

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The event was held at Hall’s Crown Center Plaza and was sponsored by Crayola.

 

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The floor of the outdoor concert hall was turned into a children’s coloring area

 

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Both the outdoor plaza and the adjacent sidewalks were converted to makeshift canvases.

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While it was called the chalk and Walk, several media were used such as chalk, crayons, and watercolors.

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Each picture had a sponsor sometimes someone from the organization who make the painting, while some only provided space to an unaffiliated artist.

 

 

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Since this was just an exhibition there were no prizes given, My favorites were the cats in the canoe, and the Dungeons and Dragons.

This is a new festival. I hope it continues to grow. There is no charge and not even a parking fee since it is being held on the weekend. 

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