Animation & Imagination
Mickey Mouse ... what image does the name conjure up? Is it the friendly smile, red shorts and yellow shoes that captivate even the youngest audiences on the current Mickey Mouse Clubhouse? Or the mischievous little helper who finds out that some magic is far beyond his control in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice?
Nationally Touring Civil Rights Exhibition Launches in Kansas City
Mid-America Arts Alliance’s NEH on the Road program, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, is currently on display at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum in Bonner Springs through May 25. The exhibition is compelling with photographs, television clips, art posters, and historic artifacts.
Union Station Hosts Titanic Exhibition
Listening to the strains of a waltz while looking at fragments of fine china may not seem chilling or sad, but when a guest to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition views the more than 250 artifacts conserved from the ship’s debris field is an almost overwhelming look into a 100-year-old story. The echoes of the past are tangibly felt.
Artistically Branching Out
High school students in the North Kansas City School District benefited from classes offered by the Kansas City Art Institute. The first students took classes in the fall and the spring semester is well underway. The dual-credit studio art classes mark the first time KCAI has partnered with area high schools to offer a dual-credit program.