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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

816-751-1278|http://www.nelson-atkins.org

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is dedicated to the enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts and the varied cultures they represent. It is committed through its collections and programs to being a vital partner in the educational and cultural life of Kansas City and a preeminent institution both nationally and internationally.

The Nelson-Atkins strives to achieve this goal by adherence to the highest professional standards in the collection, preservation, exhibition and interpretation of works of art.

Hours and Admission
Wednesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday/Friday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission is free to the Nelson-Atkins every day.

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

ROZZELLE COURT RESTAURANT
Lunch | Wed-Sat, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Brunch | Sun, Noon-3 p.m.
Happy Hour @ Bloch Lobby | Thursdays, 5:30-8 p.m.
Served dinner & live music Fridays | 5-10:30 p.m. Menu and performers change weekly.
Reservations 816-751-1ART (1278), Option 2.

Tours
Highlights of the Collection

Wed–Fri 1:30 p.m.

Thurs/Fri 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.

Sat/Sun 1:30 & 2:30 p.m.

FREE | Meet at Info Desk

Drop in for a guided tour and enjoy interesting conversation about works in the collection.

December 2016

Free

Make Room for Color Field

December 11, 2016 - December 30, 2018

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 surface. This process is a delicate balance of skill and chance. Make Room for Color Field, consisting of four works by Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis…

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June 2018

A Figure of Influence: Lincoln Kirstein and American Art

June 28, 2018 - December 10, 2018

Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was an art insider with the imposing personality and ambitious projects to match his sizable six-foot, three-inch frame. Kirstein was involved in the early history of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and co-founded the New York City Ballet. Though he abandoned his own painting career, Kirstein directed considerable energy toward shaping the lives of artists and the art world. He organized exhibitions, wrote about art, and connected artists with collectors, museums, and private galleries.…

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August 2018

In the Studio with Wilbur Niewald

August 8, 2018 - November 4, 2018

From early abstractions, to his later dedication to painting only from direct observation, In the Studio surveys Wilbur Niewald’s nearly 70-year painting career. The exhibition encompasses paintings from the 1950s to the present, with works from the museum’s collection, as well as private and the artist’s personal collections. A native Kansas Citian and professor emeritus at the Kansas City Art Institute, the Nelson-Atkins is honored to present canonical works of this beloved artist. In the Studio will be installed within the Bloch Galleries,…

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October 2018

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

October 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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November 2018

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

November 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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December 2018

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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January 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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March 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

March 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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April 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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May 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

May 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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June 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

June 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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July 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

July 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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August 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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September 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

September 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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October 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

October 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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November 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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December 2019

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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January 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

January 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

February 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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March 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

March 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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April 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

April 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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May 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

May 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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June 2020

YFA Second Friday Happy Hour

June 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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