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'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser
October 21, 2007
Report on the fundraiser for the Airline History Museum with help from actor John Travolta.
A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection
February 1, 2004
This article describes the Dyer Collection of Indian artifacts currently owned by the Kansas City Musuem. The collection was amassed by Col. Daniel B. Dyer and his wife Ida during the late 19th century....
A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives
January 31, 2010
The Airline History Museum added a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar to its aircraft on display on January 29, 2010. The jumbo jet was headed for the scrap heap until an Arizona man donated the $100,000 that allowed...
A KC Museum Revamp
December 20, 2007
The Kansas City Museum will close on January 7, 2008, and not reopen until 2010 or later. The museum, known as Corinthian Hall, and the carriage house will get new windows and doors and be cleared of lead...
A New Engineer at Union Station
December 19, 2008
The Union Station board of directors announced that former American Royal CEO, George Guastello, will replace Andi Udris as the director of Union Station. The board decided to replace Udris in order for...
About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing
December 16, 1976
Art gallery at 7600 State Line Road.
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...
American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History
September 7-13, 2007
A special supplement to the Kansas City Call containing a series of short articles about the 10th anniversary of the American Jazz Museum and the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area. The museum opened...
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...
Art Installations Need More 'Wow'
June 10, 2007
Review of exhibits in newly opened Bloch Building.
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...
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,...
Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum
February 26, 2008
A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...
Brighter Outlook at Union Station
December 22, 2010
“The balance sheet as of the end of October showed a positive cash flow of more than $1.5 million and pointed to a robust end-of-the-year surplus – a first for the station that only managed to break...
Celebrating All Things Irish
May 7, 2008
Since March 2007, the Irish Museum and Cultural Center has been located in Union Station in the lower level west wing. "The free-admission center has exhibits on Irish immigration, photos of early Irish...
Children's Museum Closing
The Children's Museum of Kansas City closed August 9, 2008. The Museum merged with Wonderscope of Shawnee earlier in the year.
College Basketball Experience Scores Big in KC
November 8, 2011
Kevin Henderson, CEO of the College Basketball Experience and companion National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame which is part of the Sprint Center campus, says, "We deserve our own separate identity."...
College Names Sculpture Park for Oppenheimers
July 31, 2011
Johnson County Community College announced that the lawn in front of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will be renamed the Oppenheimer Sculpture Park. Marti and Tony Oppenheimer are the museum's largest...
Cook Named Kemper Curator
July 8, 2007
Christopher Cook was appointed the new curator of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Cook first joined the museum in 2006 as assistant curator and has served as acting curator since March 2007. He...
Curator Becomes Kemper Director
June 8, 2012
Barbara O'Brien will replace Rachel Blackburn Cozad as the chief curator and director of exhibitions and collections at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. O'Brien has served as curator since 2009 and...
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