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New course bridges art and biotech

10 September 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2014) — This fall 15 students are enrolled in KCAI’s first course in biomedical visualization, a 3-credit-hour elective offered through the college’s illustration program. The instructor is Stan Fernald (’94 industrial design), a research associate at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Fernald also does industrial design on a freelance basis and founded a Web-based company, Retro Diode LLC, which provides LED retrofits for classic microscopes primarily for customers based in Europe. 

H&R Block Artspace at KCAI celebrates 15th anniversary this fall

4 September 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 4, 2014) — Since the H&R Block Artspace opened 15 years ago this November, the Kansas City Art Institute’s public gallery has welcomed thousands of visitors and presented more than 100 exhibitions and public art projects, as well as numerous educational programs and publications.

KCAI, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance freshmen to ‘converge’ for unique class experience at The Nelson

21 August 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 21, 2014) — The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is hosting a lecture for the entire freshmen class of the Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance at 10 a.m. Aug. 29. The class is part of the KCAI Freshman Symposium and the Muse curriculum co-taught and designed by Mara Gibson, academy director for the Conservatory, and Sarah Tyrrell, assistant teaching professor at the Conservatory.

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Upcoming events at KCAI

Upcoming events at KCAI

Check out a listing of all upcoming events at the Kansas City Art Institute.