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1. Adele's Hallmark on Philanthropy Adele's Hallmark on Philanthropy May 12, 2007 This is the third in a series of articles paying tribute to people who have had a major impact on the continuing expansion and success of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Featured in this installment is...

2. An Egyptian Gem for KC An Egyptian Gem for KC December 17, 2007 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has recently purchased "a spectacular painted coffin of a noblewoman named Meretites created in Egypt 2,500 years ago." The coffin does not include a mummy (the museum already...

3. Art Gallery for Kansas City Art Gallery for Kansas City March 10, 1906 Under Notes and Clippings: "Col. Thomas H. Swope, who a few years ago gave to Kansas City 1,300 acres of land, now known as Swope Park, will early in the year give to the city a magnificent gallery of...

4. Art Installations Need More 'Wow' Art Installations Need More 'Wow' June 10, 2007 Review of exhibits in newly opened Bloch Building.

5. Art Museum Gets a Major Gift Art Museum Gets a Major Gift October 23, 2009 Morton and Estelle Sosland have made a gift of about 200 "rare and important objects of Northwest Coast art" to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gaylord Torrence, curator of American Indian art, said that...

6. Biography of Laurence Sickman (1906-1988), Museum Curator and Director Biography of Laurence Sickman (1906-1988), Museum Curator and Director 1999

7. Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress 2003

8. Blochs Add To Nelson Treasures Blochs Add To Nelson Treasures February 5, 2010 A promised gift of 29 impressionist works was made today by Marion and Henry Bloch. According to Marc Wilson, director and CEO of the Nelson, this is the largest gift the museum has received. The gift...

9. Bold + Beyond: The New Nelson-Atkins Bold + Beyond: The New Nelson-Atkins June 7, 2007 Sixteen-page special section profiling the "new" Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, including the grand opening of the Bloch Building, expansion of the orginal building, and new exhibits. One of the articles,...

10. Chapter Three Chapter Three September 2008 Article describes the William T. Kemper Collecting Initiative, "a 10-year, $10 million gift," begun in 1999 to purchase contemporary art for the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

11. Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum May 8, 2008 There is tension between the Rockhill neighborhood and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art concerning the fate of the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum trustees own the tennis club at 46th Street and Rockhill...

12. Five Visions for Pavilion Five Visions for Pavilion January 22, 2012 Color pictures of "proposals by five teams of architects and designers" that "have been named finalists in a competition to build a temporary pavilion on the grounds of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art."...

13. Former Nelson Curator Heads to Ohio Former Nelson Curator Heads to Ohio September 13, 2009 Deborah Emont Scott, former chief curator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will be director and chief executive officer of the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati.

14. He Wants You to Think He Wants You to Think March 16, 2014 Profile of Kansas City artist Peter Cowdin, known to the arts community as A. Bitterman. The author writes that Bitterman was trained as a printmaker, moved to Kansas City in 1988 where he took a hiatus...

15. He'll Bring a New Dimension He'll Bring a New Dimension March 6, 2010 Julian Zugazagoitia has been named the new director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. A native of Mexico City, Zugazagoitia studied in Paris and earned a doctoral degree in philosophy. He leaves...

16. Lenses on the Lawn Lenses on the Lawn April 30, 2007 Article praises Steven Holl's addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum, as "laudably functional, with a clear layout, handsome and logically designed galleries, and a suffusion of natural light." The author...

17. Live-Work Options Live-Work Options October 2008 Article describes blossoming of Kansas City as a "culture hub" focusing particularly on visual arts. The Nelson-Atkins, Nerman, and Kemper Museums are profiled as well as public art, galleries and foundations...

18. Longtime Museum Director to Retire Longtime Museum Director to Retire April 22, 2009 Marc Wilson, director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, plans to retire in 2010 after nearly 30 years at the museum. Includes a sidebar of key events that happened during his tenure.

19. More than Meets the Eye More than Meets the Eye June 10, 2007 Article following opening of Bloch Building discusses importance of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to Kansas City. Total cost of the project was $196.4 million but the rave reviews the building has attracted...

20. Muse for the Masses Muse for the Masses December 2008 Pictures and short article about the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and its new Bloch Building. Pictures include Caravaggio's "Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness," Van Gogh's "Olive Orchard" (one of...