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1. 'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser 'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser October 21, 2007 Report on the fundraiser for the Airline History Museum with help from actor John Travolta.

2. 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions April 2008 List of Missouri museums and mansions relative to the Civil War.

3. A "What Is Science" Debate at Science City A "What Is Science" Debate at Science City May/18-24/2000 Discusses the debate surrounding the quality and usefulness of the exhibits at Science City.

4. A 'Final Countdown' A 'Final Countdown' June 29, 2006 The new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will open on June 16, 2007. The addition is a 165,000-square-feet glass and steel structure designed by Steven Holl. The inaugural exhibitions...

5. A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection February 1, 2004 This article describes the Dyer Collection of Indian artifacts currently owned by the Kansas City Musuem. The collection was amassed by Col. Daniel B. Dyer and his wife Ida during the late 19th century....

6. A Day at Union Station--Kansas City History Meets Its Present at the Tracks A Day at Union Station--Kansas City History Meets Its Present at the Tracks April 2008 Photos and article about activities and restaurants at the Union Station and its Science Museum. Icludes photos of the old and new Harvey House located in the same place as the original.

7. A Great Wealth of Good Will A Great Wealth of Good Will July 29, 2006 Article about developments at the Kansas City Museum. New director, Christopher Leitch, hopes to use Kansas City residents' happy memories of visits to Corinthian Hall to build up the museum and forge...

8. A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives November 24, 2013 Article describes problems facing the operations of the American Jazz Museum. The museum is compared against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which it shares a location with on 18th Street, and local...

9. A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives January 31, 2010 The Airline History Museum added a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar to its aircraft on display on January 29, 2010. The jumbo jet was headed for the scrap heap until an Arizona man donated the $100,000 that allowed...

10. A KC Museum Revamp A KC Museum Revamp December 20, 2007 The Kansas City Museum will close on January 7, 2008, and not reopen until 2010 or later. The museum, known as Corinthian Hall, and the carriage house will get new windows and doors and be cleared of lead...

11. A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin) A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin) January 16, 2004 Negro Leagues Museum awards the Jackie Robinson Award for lifetime achievement to Monte Irvin, the last Negro Leagues Hall of Famer still alive.

12. 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...

13. A Natural A Natural February 1992 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine District with description of many of the league's former players such as Buck O'Neil, Satchel Paige, Woody Smallwood, Lefty...

14. A New Curator for the Kemper A New Curator for the Kemper May 24, 2006 The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art hired Chris Cook as assistant curator. This is a new position for the museum.

15. A New Engineer at Union Station A New Engineer at Union Station December 19, 2008 The Union Station board of directors announced that former American Royal CEO, George Guastello, will replace Andi Udris as the director of Union Station. The board decided to replace Udris in order for...

16. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

17. A Page for Collectors: A Great American Collection of English Pottery A Page for Collectors: A Great American Collection of English Pottery September/27/1958 Short article about the museum's British art pieces.

18. A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past June-July//1993 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 1601 East 18th Street in Kansas City, with description of several of its members from the old Kansas City Monarchs.

19. A Proposed New Parking Lot A Proposed New Parking Lot January/25/1967 Illustrated map of the "proposed new parking lot (outlined) for the Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum" at 45th and Rockhill Roads.

20. A Shared Passion: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art A Shared Passion: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art March 2005 Article describes the nationally recognized modern art collection of Jerry and Margaret Nerman, and plans for the creation of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College....