about us

Learn more about Westport Center for the Arts

Westport Center for the Arts is an arts organization providing affordable multi-discipline events with professional actors, musicians, and artists in the Westport neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri.

WCA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.

Our Mission

Westport Center for the Arts provides opportunities to experience the creative and performing arts in a welcoming setting.

By producing a broad spectrum of affordable and accessible events and programs, we connect with our urban, inter-generational community.

We work to ensure that Westport Center for the Arts is an active, vital, and dynamic resource for the transforming power of the arts.

Our Programming

In 2006, Westport Center for the Arts was established in order to enrich and expand the arts programming that was happening at Westport Presbyterian Church:

  • Brown Bag Concerts
  • Cinema ‘n’ Soul
  • Live Readings of A Christmas Carol

Since that time, our programming has grown to include:

  • Brown Brown Bag Concert Series
  • Reader’s Theatre, including Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Measure of Great Men and An American Christmas
  • Kids Team Up for Art: Children’s Art Workshops
  • Visual Art Shows
  • Special Programs, such as Women’s Voices, 9/11 Memorial Concert, Kansas City Fringe Festival Events, and JFK: A Ghostly Evening.

Our Guiding Values

Inclusiveness, Integrity, Inquiry, Inspiration, Insight & Imagination.