Arts Consortium

Fall Ushers in Colorful Costumes and Folkloric Footwork; Winter Brings Musical Warmth with Joyce DiDonato’s ‘Journey’

Fall Ushers in Colorful Costumes and Folkloric Footwork; Winter Brings Musical Warmth with Joyce DiDonato’s ‘Journey’

For more than 60 years, Ballet Folklórico de México has introduced audiences to the incredibly rich and varied forms of Mexican dance with a theatricality worthy of Busby Berkeley. On Nov. 3, Ballet Folklórico de México will make its third appearance on the Harriman-Jewell Series, filling the Kauffman Center’s Helzberg Hall with its exuberant live […]

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Nelson-Atkins Docents: Inspiring Kansas City for 85 Years

Nelson-Atkins Docents: Inspiring Kansas City for 85 Years

When The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art opened its doors in 1933, volunteers were present to educate the public about the new collections. Eighty-five years later, the Volunteer Docent Program at the museum continues to play a central role in helping visitors of all ages make powerful and lasting connections with works of art. The story […]

Volunteers are the Integral Part of Kauffman Center’s Success

Volunteers are the Integral Part of Kauffman Center’s Success

As a non-profit organization hosting more than 300 performances each year, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts relies on a core group of nearly 600 active volunteers who ensure patrons have a positive experience. Kauffman Center volunteers fulfill many important tasks, interacting and connecting with people of all ages and backgrounds. This dedicated group […]

Kansas City Public Library’s Dementia-Friendly Programming

Kansas City Public Library’s Dementia-Friendly Programming

The con in quaint River City was beginning to work. Robert Preston, as roguish professor Harold Hill, had sung a few early numbers and won over the school board and mayor’s wife when, suddenly . . . The screen in the lower-floor auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch went dark, and the strains of Dixieland jazz filtered in.

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