Kansas City in Platte County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Art and Soul
A Midwestern city as a hotbed of artistic expression? You bet. Here in Kansas City, you’ll discover a wealth of superb arts and cultural offerings. From the extraordinary exhibits and architecture of The Nelson-Atkins Museum to the excitement of stage performances at the Missouri Repertory Theater, Kansas City is a great place to fill your soul and mind with beauty and thought-provoking arts experiences.
Kansas City is also home to the Kemper Museum, featuring many permanent and rotating exhibits of contemporary art by internationally acclaimed artists such as Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keefe and Robert Mapplethorpe. Our town also features performances by the State Ballet of Missouri, including the annual staging of the “Nutcracker”, as well as the Lyric Opera Company.
Among the other live theatres bringing in national acts are Starlight’s outdoor amphitheater in Swope Park, and the Midland Theatre, located on Kansas City’s Avenue of the Arts. Seasonal arts offerings include the Plaza Art Festival, the Ethnic Enrichment Festival and the Kansas City Blues & Jazz Festival, four of the city’s most anticipated annual events. Mark your calendars!
Erected by Kansas City International Airport. (Marker Number B11.)
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at Passenger Kiosk B11, in Economy Parking Lot B, at Kansas City International Airport, 601 Brasilia Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64153, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. KC: On Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Rail Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Football Fever (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of BBQ (about 500 feet away); Atkins Gift (about 600 feet away); Airport History (about 700 feet away); KC's Baseball Story (about 700 feet away); Hale: The Firepole (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Kemper Museum. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of The Nelson-Atkins Museum. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on June 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.