Rose River Memorial

The Rose River Memorial is a grassroots community art movement that honors and grieves the many lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

This display has just over 10,000 roses representing the 10,000+ lives lost in the state of Missouri. 

You can view this display through October 21, 2021.

The following companies, organizations and individuals created the 10,000: felt roses for this display:

  • Children's Mercy
  • Gold Award Girl Scout Anna Newcome and Girl Scouts across the region
  • HNTB
  • Kansas City Public Library
  • Scraps KC
  • Show Me Hope Missouri