← Back to Events

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

+ Google Map
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
816-751-1278 https://nelson-atkins.org/

October 2018

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Structured Visions: The Photographs of Ralston Crawford

October 26, 2018 - April 6, 2019
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Ralston Crawford worked in a consistently formal, or abstract, manner across a variety of mediums. His photographs provide a look at a vital era of abstraction in American art, and at the cultural scenes and subjects from which that creative sensibility arose. His subjects ranged from urban and industrial themes to ships and sailing, jazz, the people and culture of New Orleans, bullfighting and religious processions in Spain, and the destructive power of the atomic bomb.

Find out more »

November 2018

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Solitary: Alienation in Modern Life

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - May 5, 2019 @ 5:00 PM CST
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

World Wars I and II brought widespread death and destruction to the world, leaving many survivors with lifelong physical and psychological scars. This exhibition of prints and drawings by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, Marie Laurencin, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Otto Dix, and others reveals the impact of these modern forces.

Find out more »

December 2018

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents (RE)CLAIM: Indigenous Artists Reflect on Identity

December 14, 2018 - June 16, 2019
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

The selection of artists in this exhibition is representative of a larger community of contemporary Native artists working to assert Native perspectives and challenge misconceptions. Presented entirely through the artists’ own works and words, (RE)CLAIM shares their reflections on the always relevant question of identity.

Find out more »

January 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents The Contemporary Figure

January 9, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

This collection of works features contemporary objects from the 1960s to today with varying presentations of the human figure. Although artists have depicted the human figure for millennia, 20th-century movements such as Conceptual art, Minimalism, and Abstract Expressionism moved away from the time-honored practice of figurative art. Our current moment is rich with a resurgence of diverse artists working with the figure.

Find out more »

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents 15th-17th Century Italian and Spanish Textiles

January 9 - June 16
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

This exhibition showcases silk and linen fragments spanning the 15th-17th centuries, a period of expanded exploration and trade, when Italy and Spain emerged as major centers of textile production.

Find out more »

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Divine Inspiration

January 16 - July 14
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Few individuals have exercised such a powerful grip on the Western imagination as Jesus of Nazareth. Believed by his followers to be the Son of God, he was central to religious life in Europe. Unsurprisingly, the defining moments of his life figure prominently in Western Art. The drawings and prints in this rotation will explore how various artists from the 14th to the 18th centuries interpreted the key episodes in Christ’s life.

Find out more »

Kemper Museum of Art presents Polly Apfelbaum: Waiting for the UFOs

January 24 - April 28
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Kemper Museum presents a major exhibition of works by internationally-renowned New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum (American, born 1955). Featuring textiles, ceramics, and works on paper, Apfelbaum’s artistic practice branches out into broader social and historical contexts, and is situated in the legacy of post-war American art. She is best known for expansive polychromatic installations, which coalesce the radical and the beautiful, simultaneously domestic and irreverent. Kicking off Kemper Museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary year, Apfelbaum’s oeuvre is the very essence of transformation,…

Find out more »

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

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

After the World War II, Allied forces found much of the art and looted by Nazis and returned it to the rightful owners. But other items disappeared in the chaos of war and remain lost to this day. In light of this fact, the Nelson-Atkins researches the ownership history of its artworks. This research revealed that the works in this exhibition were looted by the Nazis during World War II, returned to their owners after the war, and subsequently acquired…

Find out more »

February 2019

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

February 16 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

February 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

March 2019

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 9 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 10 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 16 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 17 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 23 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 24 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 30 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »

Free Weekend Fun at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 31 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Join the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art every weekend for free activities for all ages.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Sponsored Events

Mar 23
Mar 24

Kansas City Fashion Week

March 24 @ 8:00 AM - March 30 @ 5:00 PM CDT
Mar 24
Apr 10

KC Design Week

April 10 @ 8:00 AM - April 19 @ 5:00 PM CDT
May 04

The Derby Party 2019

May 4 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT

Upcoming Events

Sat 16

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents Paul Henry Ramirez: Sweet On

August 17, 2018 - July 27, 2019
Kansas City Missouri
Sat 16
Sat 16

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Structured Visions: The Photographs of Ralston Crawford

October 26, 2018 - April 6, 2019
Kansas City MO
United States
Sat 16

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Solitary: Alienation in Modern Life

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - May 5, 2019 @ 5:00 PM CST
Kansas City MO
United States
Sat 16

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents (RE)CLAIM: Indigenous Artists Reflect on Identity

December 14, 2018 - June 16, 2019
Kansas City MO
United States

Events Calendar

« February 2019 » loading...
M T W T F S S
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3