The exhibition “Through the Eyes of Picasso,” opening Friday, Oct. 20, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, looks at the inspiration he drew from the art of Africa, Oceana and the Americans.
Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is installing doors that are casts of the 15th century “Gates of Paradise” that once adorned the Baptistery of the Duomo cathedral in Florence, Italy. July 13, 2017
The Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art was misunderstood and criticized by many. It has since earned glowing praise, but technology is forcing museum officials to think how it should evolve.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will feature entertainment, music, demonstrations and discussions that will help deepen the cultural appreciation of Juneteenth, which marks the freeing of the last slaves in the United States, in Galveston, Texas, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued.
In 2016, Ruby Hanson opened Night Blooms Darkroom, Bookstore and Coffee, which offers a public darkroom for film development. On First Friday, April 7, it will host a show by photographer Bryan Atkinson, who likes to capture “alternative perspectives on parts of the city that aren’t photographed.”
The latest in light, sound and interactive technology highlight works in the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The refurbished space opens to the public on Saturday, March 11, and will feature 29 impressionist and post-impressionist works collected and donated by Henry and Marion Bloch. Paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne and others are displayed next to the rest of the Nelson’s collection of European works.