May 13, 2012 12:31 AM

Sting of recession fades for Kansas City’s art museums

The recession took a toll on Kansas City’s art museums, prompting some to mount fewer shows and others to cut staff or refrain from hiring as their endowments, investments and earned income dropped. Today’s brighter economic picture finds the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and many other museums, locally and around the country, in much better shape.

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