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1. 'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser '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.

2. A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection 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....

3. A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives November 24, 2013 Article describes problems facing the operations of the American Jazz Museum. The museum is compared against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which it shares a location with on 18th Street, and local...

4. A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives 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...

5. A KC Museum Revamp 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...

6. A New Engineer at Union Station 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...

7. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

8. A Squeeze Play A Squeeze Play July 7, 2013 Article discusses plans by the city of Birmingham, Alabama, to establish a museum that will share the name of the the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Bob Kendrick, president of the Kansas...

9. About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing December 16, 1976 Art gallery at 7600 State Line Road.

10. 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...

11. American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History 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...

12. 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...

13. Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine November 23, 2013 Article provides details related the installation of a 5,000 pound steam engine from the early 19th century as an exhibit at the Arabia Steamboat Museum. David Hawley, one of the museum's operators, is...

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

15. 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...

16. Blue Skies and Blue Dresses; We're off to See Wamego Blue Skies and Blue Dresses; We're off to See Wamego August 24, 2014 Two part article that focuses upon two the Wizard of Oz tourists attractions in Kansas: Dorothy's House and Land of Oz in Liberal and the Oz Museum in Wamego. When describing Dorothy's House and Land of...

17. 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,...

18. Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum 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...

19. Brighter Outlook at Union Station 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...

20. Celebrating All Things Irish 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...