Signature Place is an easy drive from a destination where the power of art engages the spirit of community. We’re talking about the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and it’s an institution of national and international renown where people can gather, share, and contemplate the greatest creations of humankind.
Admission is always free and exhibitions include:
Through the Eyes of Picasso
(on display through April 18, 2018)
This major exhibition explores Pablo Picasso’s fascination with African and Oceanic art. So it features several of his paintings, drawings, and sculptures. It also includes various works that he collected and that his family still owns.
Whistler and the American Etching Revival
(on display through May 29, 2018)
America’s premier etcher is James Abbott McNeil Whistler. He famously joked that “in an exhibition of etchings, the etchings are the last things people come to see.” In reality, Whistler’s etchings were appreciated by the public, critics, and fellow artists. As a result, he became known as one of the most influential and internationally respected modern etchers. Therefore, this exhibit celebrates his accomplishments and showcases some of his greatest works.
Make Room for Color Field
(on display through December 30, 2018)
Color field painting emerged in the 1950s. Basically, it’s large swaths of radiant hues in addition to the interactions of color and form. The exhibition Make Room for Color Field displays the abstract paintings of Morris Louis, Helen Frankenthaler, and Jules Olitski. Best of all, it was made possible by a group of donors.
In conclusion, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is just one of the many nearby attractions. If you want to call our apartment community home, please contact us to set up a tour.Back to all posts