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21. Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings October 1901 Article about the Western Gallery of Art, on the second floor of the library building at the time, with paintings donated by William R. Nelson.

22. Art and Education: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Johnson County Community College Art and Education: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Johnson County Community College October 2007 The Nerman Museum opens October 2007. It is the second largest museum in the Kansas City area and is unusual in being located on a college campus. Article features color photographs of building and collections....

23. Art Gallery Art Gallery October 1907 Review of the additions of three paintings to the Nelson Gallery of Art--"The Entombment," by Josef de Ribera and two by Rembrandt, "The Slaughter House" or "Flayed Ox" and a self-portrait. From the Twenty-sixth...

24. Art Gallery for Kansas City Art Gallery for Kansas City March 10, 1906 Under Notes and Clippings: "Col. Thomas H. Swope, who a few years ago gave to Kansas City 1,300 acres of land, now known as Swope Park, will early in the year give to the city a magnificent gallery of...

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

26. 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...

27. Bess Wallace Truman Gravestone Bess Wallace Truman Gravestone Grave marker for Bess Wallace Truman, wife of President Harry S. Truman at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri.

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

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

30. 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...

31. 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,...

32. 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...

33. 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...

34. Catalogue of the Nelson Gallery of Art Catalogue of the Nelson Gallery of Art October 1904 Listing of each piece of art with artist, type of artwork, date, and museum of origin as of 1904 in what was originally called the Western Gallery of Art.

35. 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...

36. Chapter Three Chapter Three September 2008 Article describes the William T. Kemper Collecting Initiative, "a 10-year, $10 million gift," begun in 1999 to purchase contemporary art for the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

37. Chester A. Reynolds and the Cowboy Hall of Fame Chester A. Reynolds and the Cowboy Hall of Fame 2005 Chester A. Reynolds, President of the H. D. Lee Company in Kansas City, Missouri, called the first meeting to discuss the building of the Cowboy Hall of Fame on January 20, 1955. Reynolds was born in 1887...

38. Children's Museum Closing Children's Museum Closing 2008-08-03 The Children's Museum of Kansas City closed August 9, 2008. The Museum merged with Wonderscope of Shawnee earlier in the year.

39. College Basketball Experience Scores Big in KC College Basketball Experience Scores Big in KC November 8, 2011 Kevin Henderson, CEO of the College Basketball Experience and companion National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame which is part of the Sprint Center campus, says, "We deserve our own separate identity."...

40. College Names Sculpture Park for Oppenheimers College Names Sculpture Park for Oppenheimers July 31, 2011 Johnson County Community College announced that the lawn in front of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will be renamed the Oppenheimer Sculpture Park. Marti and Tony Oppenheimer are the museum's largest...