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41. 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."...

42. 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...

43. Cook Named Kemper Curator Cook Named Kemper Curator July 8, 2007 Christopher Cook was appointed the new curator of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Cook first joined the museum in 2006 as assistant curator and has served as acting curator since March 2007. He...

44. Courthouse Collection Courthouse Collection September 7, 2013 Article provides details concerning the opening of the Jackson County Museum of Art, located within the historic Truman Courthouse in Independence, Missouri. Some of the items on display, 27 paintings...

45. Curator Becomes Kemper Director Curator Becomes Kemper Director June 8, 2012 Barbara O'Brien will replace Rachel Blackburn Cozad as the chief curator and director of exhibitions and collections at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. O'Brien has served as curator since 2009 and...

46. Developing the Dotte Developing the Dotte December 2008 Article about Wyandotte County's growing art community and "its own evening art walk, with a focus on cultural awareness." Includes list of ten participating studios and galleries including the four branches...

47. Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum May 8, 2008 There is tension between the Rockhill neighborhood and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art concerning the fate of the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum trustees own the tennis club at 46th Street and Rockhill...

48. DisUnion Station DisUnion Station October 31-November 6, 2013 Article that summarizes the ongoing problems associated with the running of the Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall by Union Station. A brief history of the museum's establishment is provided. The merger...

49. Exhibit Planners Aim for a Big Hit Exhibit Planners Aim for a Big Hit June 22, 2007 Union Station officials have decided to "go for more of the blockbuster shows." Article includes floor plan for the sub-basement which would increase the space for temporary exhibits from the current 6,000...

50. Farewell to an Outfielder Who 'Just Oozed Happiness' Farewell to an Outfielder Who 'Just Oozed Happiness' February 20, 2010 Column notes the death of Alfred "Slick" Surratt . Surratt was an outfielder for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1947 to 1952 and one of the original founders of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

51. Fertile Ground for Change Fertile Ground for Change November 18, 2007 Review of the inaugural special exhibition of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art titled "American Soil." Described as a "morality tale told in paint," the dominant theme of the exhibit is the exploitation...

52. Fire Museum Making a Move Fire Museum Making a Move April 25, 2007 The Kansas City Fire Museum, now located at 1019 Cherry Street, is having to move. The proposed East Village redevelopment project is scheduled to be a part of the current location. The museum's vintage...

53. Five Visions for Pavilion Five Visions for Pavilion January 22, 2012 Color pictures of "proposals by five teams of architects and designers" that "have been named finalists in a competition to build a temporary pavilion on the grounds of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art."...

54. Former Nelson Curator Heads to Ohio Former Nelson Curator Heads to Ohio September 13, 2009 Deborah Emont Scott, former chief curator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will be director and chief executive officer of the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati.

55. Friends of Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall Proposes Merger with Union Station Friends of Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall Proposes Merger with Union Station June 22, 2011 Friends of the Kansas City Museum board members hope to strengthen the organization through a proposed merger with Union Station Kansas City, Inc. The agreement calls for the Friends group to become a...

56. Future of Kansas City Museum Still Unclear Future of Kansas City Museum Still Unclear July 17, 2013 Part one of a two part series examining the future of the Kansas City Museum and its relationship with Union Station Kansas City (USKC). This installment reports on the firing of the museum's director,...

57. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view of speaker and crowd at the dedication of the Garment District Museum located at 801 Broadway in the Poindexter building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The speaker at the podium is identified...

58. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view of unidentified female model taking part in a historic clothing fashion show in the Garment District located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The event was held October 4, 2002, in conjunction...

59. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view which features a group of unidentified women, part of the "Women in Purple" club who attended the dedication of the Garment District Museum and sewing needle sculpture. Event took place on...

60. Getting Art from Here to There Getting Art from Here to There July 2008 Article describes exhibition swaps between White Flag Projects in St. Louis and the Urban Culture Project's la Esquina in Kansas City. The TRUCK exhibition was held simultaneously in the two cities in...