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161. They Cared Enough to Send the Very Best . . . They Cared Enough to Send the Very Best . . . April 9, 2006 Article describes some highlights of the Hallmark Photographic Collection, scheduled to be housed in the Bloch Building of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, to open in 2007. The collection features over...

162. Top Designer Remakes Liberty Memorial Museum Top Designer Remakes Liberty Memorial Museum November 24, 2006 Article centers around Ralph Appelbaum of Ralph Appelbaum Associates who created the new World War I museum at the Liberty Memorial. Concerning the museum, "there are new displays of many of the museum's...

163. Touch This Touch This February 16, 2011 Article on the "Tactile Tours" program recently instituted at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in conjunction with the Alphapointe Association for the Blind. Museum docents escort up to nine visually impaired...

164. Trailside Center Celebrates Local Tourism, History Trailside Center Celebrates Local Tourism, History July 18, 2007 Article describes the Trailside Center at 9901 Holmes Road. The Center seeks to "preserve and promote Kansas City's history" and serves as a Missouri tourism information center.

165. Trouble Brings Loss of Status Trouble Brings Loss of Status September 1, 2007 The American Association of Museums has denied professional accreditation to Union Station citing "no track record of financial stability." Station officials acknowledge that the lack of accreditation...

166. Udris Steers Union Station Ahead Udris Steers Union Station Ahead January 11-17, 2008 Union Station had its first year in the black in 2007, reporting a profit of about $200,000, but CEO Andi Udris must attract private funding in addition to tax-generated income in order to survive. Article...

167. 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...

168. Watch a Nelson Exhibit 'Ferment' Online Watch a Nelson Exhibit 'Ferment' Online April 10, 2011 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will broadcast on the Web the installation of New York artist Roxy Paine's 56-foot-high metal tree called "Ferment." The metal sculpture is being installed at the museum's...

169. Western Gallery of Art Western Gallery of Art January 1902 Description of the two "latest accessions" to the Western Gallery of Art given by Mr. W. R. Nelson--"Syndics of the Cloth Hall," by Rembrandt and "Asking Grace" by Nicolaes Maes. From the Twentieth Annual...

170. Western Gallery of Art Western Gallery of Art 1907 Folder contains a small pamphlet entitled "A List of Copies of Works by Old Masters" published by the Western Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. It includes accessions up to July 1907. The collection...

171. 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...

172. 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...

173. Windows, Doors, and Air Windows, Doors, and Air September 26, 2007 Photos and article about the ongoing renovations to Corthinthian Hall at 3218 Gladstone Blvd--formerly the Robert A. Long mansion and current home to the Kansas City Museum. Plans are underway to upgrade...

174. Wonderscope, Children's Place Set Sights On a 'Wow" For Kids Wonderscope, Children's Place Set Sights On a 'Wow" For Kids February 19, 2008 Two local children's museums want to merge and build "a world-class destination museum." The governing boards of both the Children's Museum of Kansas City and of Wonderscope have now signed a letter of...

175. 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...."...