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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.

Phresh Prints Co-op, a KCAI student organization, steps out into the Creative Crossroads

7 May 2012


Pictured: KCAI students and members of Phresh Prints Co-op work to finalize postcards for "The Speakeasy."

Get your art on this summer with KCAI’s School for Continuing and Professional Studies

16 April 2012

Kansas City, Mo. (April 16, 2012) – From summer art camp for children to intensive workshops for art instructors, the School for Continuing and Professional Studies at the Kansas City Art Institute wants to help you get your art on, get down with your creative self and offer you an opportunity to be inspired and go from doodling to doing. Spring and summer classes are being offered for youth, high school students and adults, as well as intensive workshops for educators and certificate programs in graphic design and digital media.

Upcoming events at KCAI

Upcoming events at KCAI

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