Creative Commons Exhibitions

 mission of the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center art exhibitions program is to celebrate the diversity and rich culture of our home. It is our goal to create thought-provoking exhibitions that encourage a new perspective of Johnson County’s place within the global community. Exhibitions are diverse in medium and artists with a five-show rotation throughout the year.

Many of the works in the exhibit are available for purchase directly through the artist, and all proceeds are retained by the artist.

Current Exhibition

Bright Lights: A Pop-Up Exhibit, March 2019-April 2019

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Featuring local artists Allison Bowman, Justin Border, Joseph Gray, George Utter, and Peter Goffstein, Bright Lights: A Pop-Up Exhibit captures the essence of color through choice of hue and vivid imagination. Dive into an otherworldly expansion as you begin with natural light in Allison Bowman's natural oasis and evolve into the smooth abstract of George Utter's pixelated paintings. 

Works available for sale are listed on-site; 100% of sales are retained by the artist.

Upcoming Exhibitions

B1V1 Veterans Exhibition, April 2019-June 2019

In partnership with the Arts Council of Johnson County and After Action Network, Operation: Art, any program designated as B1V1 will include an additional $5 fee allowing a Veteran to join the same participating program at no cost. This charitable program is presented as part of a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. Learn more about Operation: Art by visiting

This exhibition is a culmination of veterans art created through the B1V1 program.

3rd Congressional District State Art Competition, April 2019

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in Kansas' Third Congressional District. 

The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in our District. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The artwork of the runner-up will be featured in our District office in Overland Park. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country.

You can learn more about eligibility and how to apply by visiting