Midwest Trust Center (MTC) at Johnson County Community College announces its first-ever digital artists-in-residence — Kansas City-based Opus 76 Quartet. To launch the partnership, MTC and Opus 76 Quartet present
Unexpected discoveries found deep in the collections are one of the joys of working at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The Gold Room, or more correctly, Panels from Palace of the Grand Prior, Knights of Malta, Temple, Paris, continues to surprise me, and I have been conserving and researching the piece for nearly 25 years. […]
Midwest Trust Center (MTC) at Johnson County Community College announces its first-ever digital artists-in-residence — Kansas City-based Opus 76 Quartet. To launch the partnership, MTC and Opus 76 Quartet present a new virtual chamber music series, “Eat, Drink, Play!” These fun, hourlong concerts feature lively performances and engaging content with cameos from well-known figures in […]
Art lovers can join four different membership organizations at the Kauffman Center and become part of a family of enthusiastic performing arts devotees. All share a commitment to the Kauffman Center’s mission to make extraordinary performing arts experiences available to everyone in the community. “We certainly appreciate that members of Spotlight Premier, Spotlight, Ensemble and […]
Collecting, cataloguing, conserving. The heart of a museum is its collection, but how do museums make decisions, and who gets to answer the question, “Why Keep That?” Why Keep That?, the latest special exhibition at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, follows the journey of a collection item from the moment it is donated to […]
Junius G. Groves was 19, a former slave from Kentucky looking for a better life, when he walked more than 500 miles as part of the great post-Civil War exodus of African Americans to Kansas. The young freedman found work around Edwardsville as a farmhand.
The guitar is a small orchestra,” the late Andrés Segoviaonce said. “It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice.” The acclaimed Spanish musician Segovia is one of many great guitarists who have brought their “orchestras” to Kansas City by invitation from the Harriman-Jewell Series over the years.