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Wed July 28, 2010
Kansas City Art Institute Students Create Murals for Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
As the shell-like concrete curves take shape on the $413 million Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the building is about 75 percent complete. The most noticeable change last week - installation started on the first pieces of exterior glass for the grand lobby.
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, MO – Inside what will be the home for ballet and opera, the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, sixteen Kansas City Art Institute students are currently at work on a four-story mural. KCUR's Laura Spencer stopped by the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts recently to check on the progress.
For a behind-the-scenes look, check out the Kansas City Art Institute blog.
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