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Lake Arts Council

Welcome to Arts at the Lake!

We are dedicated to nurturing the arts at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether it’s bringing the Missouri Symphony to the Lake or sponsoring Student Art Quest, we try to fill the cultural needs of the Lake community.

Missouri Symphony

brought to the Lake by the Lake Arts Council

WE WANT TO THANK OUR BUSINESS SPONSORS AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO SO AS WELL.

To see how you might help too, please go to the “Get Involved” tab.

Financial assistance has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

The Lake Arts Council is a proud member of the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies, a statewide organization serving Missouri’s community arts agencies.

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We are the Lake Arts Council

Nurturing the arts at the Lake of the Ozarks

UPCOMING LAKE ARTS COUNCIL SPONSORED EVENTS

August 9-14, 2021

Join us Monday, August 9th until Saturday, August 14th for the En Plein Air Arts Festival hosted by Dr Paula Brown!

Unique event sites will be featured each day during the festival at a variety of locations from local lodges, on the lake restaurants, wineries, historic sites, and surrounding towns. Artists will be spread out at 20 different venues around the Lake of the Ozarks.

The Lake Fine Art Academy & Galleria will be the initial registration site. The gallery will be open daily throughout the Best Dam En Plein Air Art Festival, as the registration and information center. On Friday, August 13th, the artwork will be delivered to Campana Hall at the Lodge of Four Seasons to be displayed for the Saturday artshow/sale, gala/dinner and awards ceremony. The public is invited to observe the artists at work at the various events, vote on viewer’s choice awards, and to view art throughout the week. Must be registered by July 16, 2021!

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Missouri Pops Concert – June 27, 2021 Gallery

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PhotoQuest 2020

Lake Arts Council Summer Art Show 2020

Lake Arts Fall Seasons Show

EXCERPTS FROM 2021 MISSOURI SYMPHONY
LAKE OZARKS AMPHITHEATER
JUNE 27, 2021

We are the Lake Arts Council

Nurturing the arts at the Lake of the Ozarks

LAKE OF THE OZARKS AREA ARTS PROGRAMS & EVENTS WE SPONSOR

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Missouri Pops Symphony

Lake Arts Council have made it a point to annually bring symphonic music to the Lake of the Ozarks.

Photos Courtesy of Kirk Davis

Missoula Children’s Theatre

The Missoula Children’s Theatre has been brought to the Lake annually since 2007. This program involves around 60 children each year, ranging from K-12 in a one week thespian experience. We are proud to say we have never charged a child to participate.

(Photos Courtesy of Gemma Campanini)

Senior Story Quest


2019 Winners

“Bogeyman: A Story of Kindness”
by Abigail Verts

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“Checkmate”
by Savannah Verts

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Student Art Quest

Lake Arts Council sponsors a competition for K-12 artists that covers our three county service area and involves over 400 entrants.

(Photos Courtesy of Tricia Williamson)

Lake Arts Variety Showcase

This is an annual event that brings together a variety of performers that span an assortment of talents and a wide range of ages.

(Photos Courtesy of Abby Johnson)

Student Photo Quest

Lake Arts Council sponsors a competition for K-12 photographers that covers our three county service area.

(Photos Courtesy of Tricia Williamson)

Palm Sunday Art Show

This art show attracts entrants from beyond our catchment area and has been in existence for many years.

2019 PhotoQuest Winners

Arts for the Seasons

An annual art show held at Porto Cima in the Fall.  Original artwork by Mid-Missouri artists will be on display at the Porto Cima Yacht Club.

Photos courtesy of Robert Bair.

Junior Duck Stamp

Lake Arts Council works with the Department of Conservation to facilitate the State wide competition.  Students are competing to have their painting of a duck used to print a US postage stamp.

Art in the Park

Lake Arts Council participate in two local communities in this activity sponsored by local child advocacy groups.

BLAST FROM THE PAST EVENTS

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Vienna Boys' Choir

The Vienna Boys’ Choir is a choir of boy sopranos and altos based in Vienna, Austria. It is one of the best-known boys’ choirs in the world.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

(Photos Courtesy of Kirk Davis)

Springfield Missouri Symphony Orchestra

Grease Sing-Along

Taiko Drummers 2016

Veteran’s Day Art Show

In 2016, this art show raised $1,500 to support the Honor Flight program.

Patriotic Art Show

We are the Lake Arts Council

Nurturing the arts at the Lake of the Ozarks

DIRECTORY OF ALLIED LAKE OF THE OZARKS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

Music

Greater Lake Area Chorale
Lake Area Community Orchestra
Lake Jazz Band
Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society
Ozark Jazz Society
Lake Area Strings

Visual Arts

Camdenton Art League
Lake Area Fiber Artists
Lake Area Woodcarvers Guild
Lake Area Woodworkers Guild
Ozark Brush and Palette
Lake Area Camera Club

Theater & Dance

Lake of the Ozarks Swing Dance Club
Sunrise Beach Little Theater
Camden County Museum Players
Royal Theatre
Curtain Call Theatre

Lake Arts Council

3797 Osage Beach Pkwy, #A1
Stone Crest Mall Ste. D1
Osage Beach, MO 65065

Telephone 573-964-6366
Fax 573-964-6366