Museums In Kansas City

Kansas City Museums are fun, interesting and well kept secrets.

The five best reasons for checking out museums in Kansas City.

* There is a lot more out there then you might think.

* The challenge of finding Kansas City galleries is fun.

* You will get to enjoy some wonderful creative art.

* You may find a new and interesting approach to your home decor.

* Viewing art in Kansas City in the spring can make for an uplifting and joyful afternoon or evening

Here are some attractions that may make your weekend.

Out of respect, we of course, start with the most well known.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Kansas City, Missouri

4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO  – (816) 751-1278

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO is a world-class encyclopedic museum.

Admission is always free.  Don’t forget the Rozelle Court Restaurant for lunch, or romantic things to do on Friday evening or a relaxing Sunday Brunch; the Kansas City Nelson is the place.

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

4420 Warwick Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64111. Tel 816-753-5784

Not far from the Nelson-Atkins is another Kansas City treasure that has both permanent and rotating exhibits in a unique, contemporary building that is designed to be “expressive of the constant progression of modern art.”

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

12345 College Boulevard, Overland Park (913) 469-3000

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art is located on the campus of Johnson County Community College. If you live out south and contemporary arts are your passion then don’t pass up the Nerman Museum.  Be sure to check back often as their exhibits rotate frequently throughout the year.

More ideas to come in our next review of museums in Kansas City.

We are awarding a $40 gift certificate for the most interesting comment below related to a trip to one of Kansas City’s museums. We will announce the winner next Tuesday. Good luck.

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