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1. A 'Final Countdown' A 'Final Countdown' June 29, 2006 The new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will open on June 16, 2007. The addition is a 165,000-square-feet glass and steel structure designed by Steven Holl. The inaugural exhibitions...

2. A New Curator for the Kemper A New Curator for the Kemper May 24, 2006 The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art hired Chris Cook as assistant curator. This is a new position for the museum.

3. Art Art July/9/1960 Referred to as "one of the finest art museums in America," with some history and description of its holdings.

4. As Nelson-Atkin Expands, Curation is a Team Effort As Nelson-Atkin Expands, Curation is a Team Effort July 1, 2006 Interview with Chief Curator Deborah Emont Scott includes biographical information about her and developments at the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

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

6. 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...

7. City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art 2001 This book contains primarily color photography with limited text and covers many of the sculptures and fountains found in Kansas City and in Johnson County, Kansas. It includes coverage in Kansas City...

8. Dan Keegan, the Kemper and the Georgia O'Keefe Miracle Dan Keegan, the Kemper and the Georgia O'Keefe Miracle March 2000 Interview with the director of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

9. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Book includes a short history of the city's main art museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It was named after major benefactor William Rockhill Nelson and Mary McAfee Atkins who also contributed money,...

10. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 4420 Warwick Boulevard. Architect: Gunnar Birkerts. Its groundbreaking took place on September 11, 1994, and its opening gala was on September 24, 1994....

11. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

12. New Art Gallery for Kansas City New Art Gallery for Kansas City January/24/1934 Explanation of the late Nelson's vision for the newly built art museums, with the philosophy that "[unless] art can penetrate every nook and cranny of the life and work of common men, its conquest is incomplete."...

13. Personal History Personal History October/5-11/1995 Photos and biographical article about Stefan Lindfors, the 33-year-old "Chairman and Joyce C. Hall Distinguished Professor of Design at the Kansas City Art Institute." Description of his life and career...

14. SC212 The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts Gallery Events Pamphlets SC212 The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts Gallery Events Pamphlets Collection 1959-1970, 1972 A collection of 117 pamphlets periodically published by the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts to promote special events held at the museums.

15. The Art of Team Work The Art of Team Work July 16, 2006 Article examines how cooperation between three local art museums and their benefactors benefits both parties. Included are: Margaret Conrads, curator of American art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art...

16. The Power of Art The Power of Art September 2002 Article comparing Kansas Citians' interest in the arts with the city's patronage of local sporting events and teams.

17. William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Scrapbook William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Scrapbook 1930-1936 This one volume 148 p. scrapbook contains only newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Journal-Post with almost all of them cited and arranged loosely in chronological order....