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Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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September 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Golden Prospects

September 6, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

The California gold rush was the first broadly significant event in American history to be documented in any substantial depth by photography. This exhibition provides a critical look at this historic event through the lens of the daguerreotype camera. In San Francisco and Sacramento, urban panoramas, street views, and studio portraits of miners were made. Outside these cities, gold towns were established and abandoned around gold strikes. Mining technology transformed the landscape, progressing from an individual with a pick, pan,…

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Tue 20

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents The Contemporary Figure

January 9, 2019 - December 31, 2019
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Tue 20

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution

January 26, 2019 - January 26, 2020
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Tue 20

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Expedition to the ChimaCloud

March 1 - September 1
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Tue 20

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Andy Goldsworthy: Walking Wall

March 4 - November 29
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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Creatures of the Night: Women in Paris from 1850-1900

March 28, 2019 - March 22, 2020
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