Visual Arts

Kansas City Art Institute receives a record donation of $25 million

The 130-year-old college of art and design has received the largest single donation in the school’s history — $25 million from an anonymous donor. Tony Jones, the art institute’s interim president, called the gift “transformative” and said it will touch faculty, community and students.

Performing Arts

Grand Arts will close its doors Sept. 4

Founder Margaret Silva announced last year that she is donating the Grand Arts building to the Kansas City Art Institute’s graduate program, which will take over the building by the end of October. Grand Arts’ last show opens Aug. 7.

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