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KCAI Receives $25 Million Donation

18 August 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2015) – In its 130th year, the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is honoring its past and celebrating its future, thanks to a $25 million gift, believed to be one of the largest donations to a North American art college. 

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation presented the $25 million donation on behalf of an anonymous donor during a private reception August 18 with KCAI’s board of trustees, faculty, staff and Kansas City arts community supporters in attendance.

Renowned Chinese Artists Travel Around the World to Work at Kansas City Art Institute

3 August 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 3, 2015) — The Kansas City Art Institute is gaining international attention with a six-week international sculpture collective and residency program known as Studio Nong.

$750,000 renovation to KCAI ceramics building

21 July 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 21, 2015) – The Richard J. Stern Ceramics Building at Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) has quietly been home to one of the nation’s leading ceramics programs for nearly half a century. However, today – thanks to a $750,000 renovation – this hidden gem in Kansas City now shines for the global arts community to see.

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Round About – Works from Pele Prints

 

Umbra DS5, 2009. Printed and published by...

year long fellowship at Gravity Tank in Chicago

Seniors:
Gravity Tank in Chicago is currently looking for students or recent grads for their year long fellowship program. This is a great...

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