Artist & Musician Opportunities

colorful glass globes art hanging in foreground with musicians playing on stage in background

The City of Lenexa offers a variety of ways local artists can showcase their work through exhibits and at events. 

We also work with musicians of many genres to provide everything from background music at receptions to large concerts for festivals.

Want to get involved? Check out the options below and submit an interest form or application.

For artists

HeART of Lenexa Contest

This juried art exhibit is displayed in January and February. It features works of art in any medium inspired by something each artist loves about Lenexa. We accept applications April through December.

Lenexa Artists' Show

This juried art exhibit is displayed in August and September and includes 2D and 3D works by Lenexa residents only. We accept applications from April to early July.

Place of Peace Veterans Art Exhibit

This one-time art exhibit will be on display in November, featuring art created by veterans from all military branches. We will accept applications from May through August.

Solo or shared art exhibit

The Lenexa City Hall Art Gallery rotates exhibits on nearly a monthly basis. Apply to have your 2D or 3D work considered for a solo or shared non-juried exhibit.

Cupid's Gems Artisan Jewelry Show

This juried event takes place in early February. We accept applications for jewelry artists from October to November.

Farmers Market

This weekly event takes place outdoors from April to October and indoors once a month from November to March. Our juried Artist of the Market program features local artists and their handmade art and craft products.

Lenexa Art Fair

This juried event takes place in early May. We accept applications for fine artists from October to January.

Sip, Mingle & Jingle

This Lenexa Public Market event takes place in late November. We accept applications from September to October.

Spinach Festival

This event takes place in early September. We accept applications for craft vendors from April to early August.

For musicians

Lenexa Community Orchestra

The orchestra performs free concerts each summer. We accept applications for volunteer musicians from March through early May.

Parks & Recreation events

Perform at the Lenexa Farmers Market, major festivals and special events.

Submit an interest form

Public Market

Perform at Lenexa Public Market events.

Submit an interest form