In The News

Academic advising and career services functions join forces at KCAI

14 November 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2012) — The Kansas City Art Institute has become one of the first colleges of art and design in the nation to consolidate its academic advising and career services operations into a single office.

KCAI alumna Colleen Burner featured on H&R Block Artspace’s Project Wall

25 October 2012

Pictured: "The Skin that Forms on the Surface," Colleen Burner, 2012.

2012 Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Awards exhibition to open Oct. 13 at H&R Block Artspace

28 September 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2012) — The H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute in partnership with the Charlotte Street Foundation is presenting an exhibition of work by the 2012 Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Award Fellows. The exhibition runs Oct. 13 through Dec.

KCAI Continuing and Professional Studies announces partnership with Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

24 August 2012

Kansas City, Mo. (Aug. 24, 2012) – Kansas City Art Institute’s School for Continuing and Professional Studies in partnership with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents “Here’s Looking at Art,” a new course series in art appreciation. Starting this fall, courses developed to help participants understand art in numerous contexts will be offered. 

Sixth Annual Art of the Car Concours® becomes a true national Midwest event

9 July 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo.(July 9, 2012) — The Sixth Annual Art of the Car Concours®, which took place June 24 on the campus of the Kansas City Art Institute, showcased 212 vehicles from 65 cities in 12 states, including a number of rare vehicles: a Talbot-Lago, Stutz M Lancefield Coupe, Peugeot 402 Darl’mat Roadster, Rolls Royce Silver Ghost and six Duesenbergs, to mention only a few of the standouts in a field of high-caliber entries. The presenting sponsors were the Mercedes-Benz Dealers, Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City and Aristocrat Motors.

“2012 Kansas City Flatfile” opens at H&R Block Artspace at KCAI

31 May 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 31, 2012) ­– The “2012 Kansas City Flatfile,” an exhibition on view through Sept. 29 featuring two-dimensional artwork by more than 150 Kansas City-based artists in media including drawing, photography, prints and mixed-media works on paper as well as time-based artwork in the “Videofile,” will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. June 1 at the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, 16 E. 43 St.

School’s out for the summer; KCAI and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to host a 10,000-square-foot picnic

23 May 2012

Pictured: Two KCAI students hang stamped fabric blanket tiles at a trial Picnic Project workshop in April, during the Eighth Annual Troost Festival in Kansas City.

Upcoming events at KCAI

Upcoming events at KCAI

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