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A Pictorial Historian
Brief article describing a George Catlin exhibit on loan (from the Smithsonian American Art Museum) to the Museum of the American West in Los Angeles from the Smithsonian Institution from Jun 4-August...
Abstractionist Exhibition Long Overdue in Kansas City
Article describing an exhibit featuring Colette Bangert's art.
After Dark on Charlotte Street
February 1, 2004
Review of seventh annual Charlotte Street Foundation Award Exhibition.
Art Fair Celebrated 50th Anniversary
Plaza advertising supplement.
Beyond a Calling
Photos and biographical article about Lucile Bluford, 90-year-old African American "editor and part owner of 'The Kansas City Call' newspaper" since 1955. Native of North Carolina raised partly in Kansas...
City Lights: Show-a-Rama Is One of Filmland's Largest Games of Show-and-Tell
Article about the international convention for the motion picture industry, describing the exhibits and movies as business.
Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries
Article about the history and recent exhibits at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with photo.
Entertainment by Commissioners
Photos of Daniel Houser, chairman of the committee on legislation at the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis, and Charles Huttig, chairman of the committee on state and territorial exhibits.
Going Places: Meet You in St. Louie!
Article about the Saint Louis Science Center, a science museum next to Forest Park for entertainment and education, describing its several exhibits.
Historical Society to Observe 150th Anniversary of George Caleb Bingham's Birth: Thomas Hart Benton to Give Memorial Address
Notice about an art "exhibit of paintings by George Caleb Bingham, sponsored by the Jackson County Historical Society at the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art," with an address by artist Thomas Hart...
History Comes Alive
Description of historical exhibits at the museum at 3128 Gladstone Avenue.
In $135 Million Renovation St. Louis Union Station Brought Back to Life
Article about the new renovation of the old 1890s Saint Louis Union Station into a downtown complex of "hotel, shops, restaurants, a lake, a park, and exhibits," with photos of the real building and a...
In Lieu of Travel
Article about popular displays at the library to increase circulation.
Jubilesta: Kansas City's Formula for Luring Out-of-Towners Makes the Visitors Pay the Bill
Article about the "jubilesta" held in the fall, meant to attract out-of-towners to the city, featured in 1937 entertainment and exhibits held at Municipal Auditorium.
Kansas City Museum
Photo and article about the history and exhibits of the Kansas City Museum, founded in 1939 and opened to the public in 1940 at the former R. A. Long mansion.
Library World News: Kansas Travel Exhibit
Article about the "Pageant of American Travel Week" at the Kansas City Public Library in 1941, with exhibits at each branch "built around the historic dates outstanding in United States history," including...
Lone Elm Park Dedication
Article describes the dedication of a park at the Lone Elm Campground in Olathe, Kansas, on June 9, 2005. In 2000, the city of Olathe purchased the 160 acres on which the site lies from the Willsey family,...
Museum without Walls
Article about the exhibits of "Jewish-themed" art work, including Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, and Art Spiegelman, around the city organized by the "Museum Without Walls" program and its directors, the Kahn...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Multiple articles on collections of Indian art and artifacts at the museum, entitled collectively as the "Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of American Indian Art."
Philomene & Lou
Article about the "struggle to make a living" for "the best-known artists working in Kansas City," Philomene Bennett and Lou Marak, with photos of them and their work, discussing art exhibits, etc.
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