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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Museum Attendance Booming
March 7, 2007
Article gives an update on the success of new programs and other things which have boosted the attendance at the Kansas City Museum over the past year. Historic House/Museum Director Christopher Leitch...
Museum Collection in Storage Shuffle: Managing Collection and Archives of the Kansas City Museum Accommodates Master Plan
April 10, 2002
Article details information about the location and storage of the collections kept by Union Station Kansas City Inc. Gay Clemenson, Collections Manager, is featured and quoted. Many items are now stored...
Museum Contract Formalizes Contact
July 4, 2007
The city of Kansas City, Missouri, and Union Station Kansas City, Inc. (USKC)--the management group for Union Station and the Kansas City Museum--have agreed to a new 20-year management contract. In recent...
Museum Director Fired
October 27, 2004
Article contains information about the recent release of the latest Kansas City Museum's site manager, Eric Page. His dismissal was abrupt and a surprise to many who knew him. The museum's Director of...
Museum in a Debut
Article about the opening of the museum of Missouri River Valley history, the former R. A. Long 72-room mansion.
Museum in Living City
Photo of the museum at its dedication with a speech and over 2,000 visitors.
Museum Management Changes Policy
After cutting back on the open hours, Corinthian Hall will now be open its former hours of Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 to 4:30, and on Sunday from noon to 4:30. Kansas City Museum President David Ucko...
Museum Plan Draws Fire from North Area
Map, illustration, and article about the controversy surrounding the "proposal to increase the Kansas City museum tax" for "operation of a proposed science museum at Union Station" with revenues only planned...
Museum Repairs Won't Receive City Funding
The city's neighborhood improvement sales tax will not be used as funding for restoration work on Corinthian Hall.
Museum's Future Needs Financing
Photo and article about the Kansas City Museum housed at the 92-year-old Corinthian Hall at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard since 1940, and the building's needs for refurbishment before being able to attract...
October 12, 2005
It has become apparent that the newly hired Kansas City Museum Director, Jay Smith, has been let go from his position effective October 23, 2005. He had been there only eight months. Article discusses...
Museums: Dyer Collection
Article describing the acquisition of Indian artifacts for a new display at the Kansas City Museum.
Head and shoulders view of Nathan Scarritt.
Neighborhoods: The Northeast
Highlights of attractions in the Northeast area of Kansas City including the city's oldest museum, The Kansas City Museum housed in the former R. A. Long mansion, ethnic restaurants like the Vietnamese...
Nelson Gallery: New Kansas City Museum of Antique Treasures Opens
Article about the opening of the Nelson Art Gallery, later called the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, in 1933 in Kansas City. Description of the museum's collections and interior decoration, including "sculptured...
New Director Coming Home
May 7, 2014
Anna Marie Tutera has been named the new executive director of the Kansas City Museum. This marks the return to the Northeast community for Tutera, who lived in a house behind the museum until the age...
New Exhibit at Museum
A new exhibit will open May 17, 2002, entitled "Corinthian Hall: An Amrican Palace on Gladstone." The history of the home will be highlighted as well as the history of R. A. Long, the owner and builder...
New Government Structure Allows for More Focus on Corinthian Hall
Article explains the new governing system that has been formed called Union Station Kansas City. It will unify the management of Union Station, Science City and the Kansas City Museum. It is hoped that...
New KC Museum Leader Named
April 26, 2014
Article announces that the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has named Anna Marie Tutera as the new executive director of the Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall. Tutera's background in museum...
New Man At Museum
March 9, 2005
The new site manager for Corinthian Hall is Jay Smith. He comes here from Hutchinson, Kansas, where he worked with the Kansas Underground Salt Museum. As site manager, he deals with day-to-day maintenance...
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