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Treasures of the Kings: 18th Century French Interiors in Miniature

July 30, 2016 - July 30, 2020
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States

T/m is honored to premiere three new fine-scale miniature room settings on long-term loan from Ede & Ravenscroft, the oldest tailor in London and the exclusive provider of robes for the British Royal Family. Treasures of the Kings highlights Louis XV and Louis XVI royal furniture arranged in two room settings from the Palace of […]

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Make Room for Color Field

December 11, 2016 - December 30, 2018
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
Free

Color Field painting, which emerged in the 1950s, is characterized by the primacy of large swaths of radiant hues, and the interactions of color and form. It refers to the technique of thinning and applying paint to unprimed canvas, often by pouring, soaking and staining the material—the color literally becomes a part of the picture’s […]

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Posters as Munitions, 1917

February 21, 2017 - February 21, 2019
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Soon after the outset of World War I, the poster, previously the successful medium of commercial advertising, was recognized as a means of spreading national propaganda with unlimited possibilities. Its value as an educational or stimulating influence was more and more appreciated. The poster could impress an idea quickly, vividly, and lastingly. Historian Pearl James […]

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THE THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGINATION OF DONNA MOORE

June 10, 2017 - June 3, 2018
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States

You may not know who Donna Moore is, but if you grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, there is a good chance you played with one of her soft toys. Based in Kansas City, Moore was one of the most prolific toy designers of the late 20th century and her products were sold all […]

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Calligraphy Exhibition Elegant Illustration of Written Word

October 21, 2017 - July 8, 2018
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

More than Words: The Art of Calligraphy across Asia unveils the most prestigious art form of Asia, where calligraphy is held in greater esteem than painting or sculpture. The exhibition opens at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City Oct. 21, 2017 and runs through July 8, 2018. Ranging in date from circa 1200 […]

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Playing for Keeps: The VFW Marble Tournaments, 1947-1962

November 11, 2017 - January 6, 2019
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, 5235 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
Included with museum admission

Marble playing ruled playgrounds for much of the twentieth century. Requiring only a handful of marbles and a patch of dirt, the game crossed all economic and social barriers. In 1947, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) created a national marble tournament to positively influence young boys and re-engage WWII and Korean War veterans in […]

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The Way We Played

January 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Union Station Kansas City, 30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

At Union Station through May 28, The Way We Played is a first-time collaboration featuring toys from the T/m collection in conjunction with The Art of the Brick exhibition. Our toys reflect our place in time, the values our parents held dear, and the technological advances of our society. But the way we used them […]

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The Art of the Brick

January 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Union Station Kansas City, 30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

The Art of the Brick has inspired and thrilled audiences from Brazil to Australia, France to Russia and Taiwan to Spain. Now, experience this “Must See” exhibition at Union Station Kansas City. This first-ever art exhibition focused exclusively on the use of LEGO bricks as an art medium is one of those rare experiences nearly […]

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OUCH!

February 2, 2018 - June 2, 2018
Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Some topics are more prickly than others. We can usually talk about the weather or sports or movies without creating too much of a ruckus. Other topics, like international military interventions, animal cruelty, gun violence, or racism can leave some people uncomfortable. Art is the same way. Some art addresses social issues head-on. This kind […]

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John Singer Sargent – Gassed

February 23, 2018 - June 3, 2018
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Reaching a British dressing station southwest of the French city of Arras in the summer of 1918, famed American artist John Singer Sargent found his subject for an overdue painting. Sargent had been commissioned by the British Government to “contribute the central painting for a Hall of Remembrance for the World War.” He had procrastinated […]

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Accumulation – Sarah Hearn

March 2, 2018 - May 26, 2018
Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

I am an interdisciplinary visual artist researching how humans can collaborate with, understand and learn from nature. My creative practice is strongly rooted in photography, drawing, site-specific installation and participatory culture. As a citizen researcher I incorporate components of the scientific method into my process. Through earnest investigations of biological life and natural phenomena, I […]

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‘Heroes or Corpses’: Captain Truman in World War I

March 10, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum, 500 W. US HWY. 24
Independence, MO 64050

“There we were watching New York’s skyline diminish, and wondering if we’d be heroes or corpses,” Harry S. Truman later recalled as he departed New York for the battlefields of France in the spring of 1918. Truman returned a hero, and his service helped set him on the path to the presidency. “‘Heroes or Corpses’: Captain […]

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A Life’s Looking Glass: The Collection of John Mallery

March 23, 2018 - June 19, 2018
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64596 United States

John Mallery is the founder and owner of a computer forensics firm. He is also a public speaker, former circus performer, birder, and print fetishist. Although his employment is firmly entrenched in the digital realm, he discovered a deep connection to analogue printmaking. A Life’s Looking Glass focuses on the collector as much as the […]

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Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World

March 27, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi Street
Lawrence, KS 66045

Sam and Connie Perkins Central Court, 317; Dolph Simons Family Gallery, 316; Estelle S. and Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation Gallery, 315 Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World will explore humankind’s deep connections and fascination with the plant kingdom through artworks from the Spencer Museum’s permanent collection, a number of significant loans, and site-specific […]

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Crucible Life and Death 1918

April 3, 2018 - March 10, 2019
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

1918 was a tough year. This exhibition is not an illustration or timeline of how or why the 1918 battles were fought. It focuses on individuals and their lives and deaths in the crucible of 1918. For the Doughboys on the Western Front, 1918 was their year. It was the crucible where the American land […]

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Art of Comics

April 6, 2018 - May 31, 2018
The Box Gallery, 1000 Walnut
Kansas City, MO 64106 United States

Since their first appearance in newspapers in the late 19th century, comics have shaped American popular culture. In 1970, two charismatic visionaries founded a company that challenged the convention of the medium to give voice to the groundbreaking comic storytellers and cultural commentators of their day. This exhibit explores the evolution of the funny pages, […]

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My Tee & Me: Statement & Identity in Kansas City

April 20, 2018 - September 1, 2018
Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64123 United States

We all have a favorite t-shirt. It’s comfortable, it goes good with anything, and it makes a statement—of how we’re feeling, what we like, where we stand. It says something about who we are. T-shirts are an important part of most everyone’s wardrobe today. But no one just throws on a tee—some thought goes into the wearing of one. Where are we going? What […]

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ARTicipation Open Studio 2018

April 22, 2018 - June 10, 2018
The Epsten Gallery in Village Shalom, 5500 W. 123rd St.
Overland Park, KS 66209 United States

Collaboration. Community. Connection. Featuring community art making experiences with weaving looms, light tables and mixed-media materials, plus a salon installation of art work by Village Shalom residents, collaborative group art projects Special Feature: Site specific, aerial-color-experience mural by Kansas City artist, Zach Arlan!

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Brother Toad

April 27, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Kansas City Repertory Theatre-Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way
Kansas City, MO 64105 USA

Mellon Foundation KCRep Resident Playwright and Kansas City, KS resident, Nathan Louis Jackson (Sticky Traps, Broke-ology, When I Come To Die), brings us an arresting new play about two families’ from different stations in life as they search for answers to gun violence right here on our own city streets. Times Vary

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Welcome to Fear City

April 27, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Kansas City Repertory Theatre-Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way
Kansas City, MO 64105 USA

It’s July 1977 and the South Bronx is HOT — from a heat wave, from this new thing that would come to be known as “hip-hop,” and from the number of fires burning throughout the borough. WELCOME TO FEAR CITY takes a jarring, yet hopeful and funny, look at a community trying to get by […]

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Park University Senior Thesis Art Exhibit

May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Campanella Gallery-Park University, 8700 Northwest River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64152 USA
Free

A trio of Park University fine art students will exhibit their work as part of their senior thesis, Tuesday, May 1, through Thursday, May 31, in the University’s Campanella Gallery. Admission to the gallery, located within Norrington Center on the Parkville Campus, is free. A reception for the artists will be held Friday, May 11, […]

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How to Loiter

May 4, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Open House, 4419 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
Free

How to Loiter: Kansas City seeks to reimagine and create public sites for loitering through a tongue-in-cheek Public Service Announcement style exhibition and campaign that examines the loitering laws in various communities around the United States. Over the last 3 years I have been leaving signs that say Reserved for Loitering in sites where I […]

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– STREAK – SUNSETS OVER KANSAS CITY ​BY AARON SMITH

May 4, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Plenum Space, 504 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

"Sunsets over Kansas City" is a project to photographically capture up to 7 months worth of sunsets over Kansas City and the surround area. These time-lapse photographs are generated with hand-made pinhole cameras which shows the movement of the sun, not just from dawn until dusk, but from the Winter Solstice in the south, to […]

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Spring Art Salon | May – June ’18

May 4, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Cerbera Gallery, 2011 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Experience Cerbera Gallery’s new exhibit “Spring Art Salon” with Editions, Photography, Painting & Sculptural Works by renowned national and international artists. The Spring Art Salon Concept: Originally the name of the official art exhibitions organized by the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture (Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture) and its successor the […]

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Abundance

May 5, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Perennial Places, 1535 Walnut Street, Suite 107
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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DISNEY’S THE LION KING

May 9, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Music Hall, 301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony […]

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RADIO GALS

May 10, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Chestnut Fine Arts Center, 234 North Chestnut Street
Olathe, KS 66061 USA

CHESTNUT FINE ARTS CENTER HOME ABOUT SHOWS DICKENS CAROLERS PHOTO ARCHIVE CONTACT US BOX OFFICE Directed by Brad Zimmerman Radio Gals is a lively musical comedy and a tribute to the light-hearted innocence of the 1920’s. Hazel Hunt is host of her own radio show, WGAL, and her idea of programming includes local gossip & […]

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Worlds Otherwise Hidden

May 17, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Worlds Otherwise Hidden features the work of three international artists who interpret the complexities—both beautiful and challenging—of cultures shaped by migration, immigration, displacement, and exile. Nevin Aladağ (b. 1972), Kimsooja (b. 1957), and Nari Ward (b. 1963) combine and transmute specific objects, designs, and symbols from divergent cultural contexts in their video and sculptural installations. They […]

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WAR AROUND US: SOLDIER ARTIST IMPRESSIONS

May 22, 2018 - January 13, 2019
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Creating art when surrounded by war seems contradictory. However, as the work attests, inspiration can take many forms, providing a glimpse into a world that otherwise would be unfamiliar. Although markedly different in their styles and subject choices, the featured artists—Jean Lefort, Curtiney George Foote, Charles Thatcher Shellabarger, Myron Chapin, and Clifford Warner demonstrate several […]

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Skylight

May 23, 2018 - June 10, 2018
H & R Block-City Stage, 30 W. Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Sparks of another sort fly in the final show of the season. Abandoned love and clashing social views collide with wit and wisdom when an older, successful restaurateur comes to visit his much younger former mistress, a schoolteacher in a poor London neighborhood. Over the course of the evening (and the on-stage preparation of an […]

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6:00 pm

An Evening Celebrating the Music, Art & Culture of Lithuania

May 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Mission Woods, KS 66205 United States

This event celebrates the thousand-year-old Lithuanian Jewish heritage through visual arts and music. Aviad Sajevitch, an exceptionally talented and recognized visual artist in Israel, has prepared a special artwork exhibition representing the world of his forefathers in Lithuania. Each painting opens a window into the rich history and culture of the Lithuanian Jews. In addition […]

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7:30 pm

Westport Jazz Jam with Eddie Moore

May 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Californos, 4124 Pennsylvania ave
Kansas City, MO United States

Every Wednesday at the Jazz Nebula in Californos Saloon, join Eddie Moore (or guest host) for an hour long performance followed by an open jazz jam from 8:30-11:30. Full menu available as well as cocktails.

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