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

2. Liberty Memorial Profile Liberty Memorial Profile 1999

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

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

5. A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney February 2002 A fund raising gala by Thank You Walt Disney held January 26 at the Hotel Muehlebach featured Virginia Davis who starred in an early Disney motion picture. Nearly 100 people attended the event that celebrated...

6. 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...

7. World's Designs Come to the Nelson-Atkins World's Designs Come to the Nelson-Atkins March 20, 2012 A major new exhibit, "Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs," opens April 14, 2012. The exhibit "will occupy more square footage than any previous show in the Bloch Building...."...

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. What Happened in 2011 - Visual Art What Happened in 2011 - Visual Art December 25, 2011 A review of exhibits and museums for the past year. Includes a color picture of the "elaborate Shuttlecarts designed by Kansas City artist Peregrine Honig with assistance from artist Asheer Akram to ferry...

10. KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax December 21, 2007 A saxophone played by President Bill Clinton has been added to the collection of the American Jazz Museum located in the 18th and Vine district. The instrument is a gift from Clinton and has been in his...

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. The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road May-August 2011 Announcment of the TWA Museum move to 10 Richards Road at the Chalres B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Article provides a brief history of the museum.

13. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Harry S. Truman Library and Museum 1955-11 Architectural drawing of the entrance to the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum located on 500 West Highway 24 in Independence, Missouri. View is looking toward the northeast.

14. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Harry S. Truman Library and Museum 1955-11 Architectural drawing of the front entrance side of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum located on 500 West Highway 24 in Independence, Missouri. View is looking toward the northeast. Lower left hand...

15. 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.

16. Vintage Voom! Fly Back in History at Missouri's Aviation Museums Vintage Voom! Fly Back in History at Missouri’s Aviation Museums Spring 2010 Article about four historic airplane museums in Missouri that run along Interstate-70, including the Airline History Museum in Kansas City. Three planes on display in the museum's hangar include the Super...

17. Quindaro's History Has Strong Advocate Quindaro's History Has Strong Advocate October 12, 2010 Article about Jesse Hope and the Old Quindaro Museum & Information Center. The museum is housed in the former home of John A. Walker at 3432 N. 29th in Kansas City, Kansas.

18. Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks October 23, 1984 Article about plans for a "proposed museum that would pay tribute to blacks who had significant impact on Kansas City." The plans are described as tentatively combining a museum with a "Spirit of Freedom...

19. Western Gallery of Art Western Gallery of Art March 15, 1897 Article about the art gallery origins in Kansas City in 1897 called the Western Gallery of Art, established by William Rockhill Nelson, with photos of its many Renaissance paintings, etc. "Everybody in...

20. 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...