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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 Big Honor for BNIM A Big Honor for BNIM December 17, 2010 The American Institute of Architects named the Kansas City architectural firm of BNIM as firm of the year for 2011, “the group’s highest honor given to a company.” “Recognized for its distinguished...

3. After Delicate Labor and a Few Kicks, Art Glistens in the Sun After Delicate Labor and a Few Kicks, Art Glistens in the Sun October 5, 2004 Illustrations and photos complement this article about the German-made, U-shaped channel glass being used in construction of an addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Seventeen types of glass will...

4. Art in Kansas City Art in Kansas City April 2007 Two articles highlight the art scene in Kansas City: "Kansas City's Glittering New Galleries" and "Kansas City: A City of Art." The first article reviews the new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum...

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

6. Big Buzz About Those Books Big Buzz About Those Books October 14, 2009 Article spotlights the Kansas City Public Library's "larger-than-life" Community Bookshelf parking garage at 10th and Baltimore. The bookshelf design decorates the south facade of the garage and looks...

7. 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...

8. 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,...

9. Building a Career Building a Career May 2, 2011 Article spotlights BNIM architect Amy Slattery and her work on the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Slattery also helped design the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and is...

10. Buildings in Nation's Spotlight Buildings in Nation's Spotlight January 9, 2008 The Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Liberty Memorial have recently won national architectural awards. The American Institute of Architects has awarded their 2008 Institute Honor...

11. 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...

12. Jewel Ball Returns to the Nelson Jewel Ball Returns to the Nelson April 20, 2008 June 21, 2008, the Jewel Ball returns to its home at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Since 2001 the ball has been held at Starlight Theatre due to the museum's major renovations. The article details the...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Nelson's renovation taking longer, costing more than expected Nelson's renovation taking longer, costing more than expected December 13, 2003 Article about the expansion and renovation project at the Nelson Atkins Museum. Originally projected to cost $80 million, the estimated cost is now $140 million. The date for opening to the public has...

16. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Building Profile Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Building Profile 1999, revised 2007

17. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Provides a Gateway to Urban Inspiration Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Provides a Gateway to Urban Inspiration April 2008 Review of the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Includes images.

18. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art-Bloch Building Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art-Bloch Building October 7, 2008 Information concerning the Bloch Building at the museum:

Developer: The Nelson-Atkins Museum
Architect: Steven Holl Architects, New York and BNIM Architects, Kansas City
Construction:...

19. Ode to the Performing Arts Ode to the Performing Arts August 2007 This issue highlights specific people and groups in the arts community including the following. Sports (A League of Their Own) featuring the Roller Warriors, a women's roller derby; Opera (The Diva Next...

20. Pane in the Glass Pane in the Glass February 3-9, 2005 Author shares his opinion on the aesthetics of the glass additions to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. At the time of his writing, the construction project was still underway and the landscaping around...