Nelson-Atkins http://kcur.org en The Shuttlecocks 20 Years Later: From Controversy To Icon http://kcur.org/post/shuttlecocks-20-years-later-controversy-icon <p></p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:34:23 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Matt Hodapp 57902 at http://kcur.org The Shuttlecocks 20 Years Later: From Controversy To Icon Art Historian Discusses One Of The Oldest Fountains In America http://kcur.org/post/art-historian-discusses-one-oldest-fountains-america <p>Curator <strong>Robert Cohen</strong> talks about the Roman fountain in the Rozzelle Court Restaurant at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Thu, 03 May 2012 12:52:46 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon 17033 at http://kcur.org Art Historian Discusses One Of The Oldest Fountains In America Innovation The Key To World's Fair Exhibition http://kcur.org/post/innovation-key-worlds-fair-exhibition <p>The first World&rsquo;s Fair was held in London in 1851. It&#39;s a tradition that continues today; Expo 2012 takes place May 12 - August 12 in South Korea. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 15523 at http://kcur.org Innovation The Key To World's Fair Exhibition MLS Prospects Try Their Feet At Art http://kcur.org/post/mls-prospects-try-their-feet-art <p>Major League Soccer has tried new ways in recent years to generate publicity for the SuperDraft – when college graduates and others are signed to the league. On January 11, the day before the SuperDraft took place in Kansas City, M-L-S prospects mixed it up...at a museum.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 18:04:47 +0000 Laura Spencer 11821 at http://kcur.org MLS Prospects Try Their Feet At Art Nelson-Atkins' Design Competition Aims At Innovation http://kcur.org/post/nelson-atkins-design-competition-aims-innovation <p>From the Ferris wheel to the ice cream cone, some pretty influential things have been unveiled at World&#39;s Fairs. For Kansas City, even <strong>an upcoming exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art featuring World&#39;s Fair fare is getting some local designers and&nbsp; architects excited</strong>. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Luke Martin 8795 at http://kcur.org Nelson-Atkins' Design Competition Aims At Innovation Bloch Building Filled with Sculptures of Rodin [VIDEO] http://kcur.org/post/bloch-building-filled-sculptures-rodin-video <p>Kansas City, Mo. – "Rodin: Sculptures from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation" displays 40 bronze sculptures in the Bloch Lobby of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.</p> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:47:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2309 at http://kcur.org Bloch Building Filled with Sculptures of Rodin [VIDEO] Visitors Vote on Scumak to Add to NAMA's Collection http://kcur.org/post/visitors-vote-scumak-add-namas-collection <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be0aa14d6c4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be0aa14d6c4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be0aa14d6c4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-983390.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Acquiring new art for a museum's permanent collection can be a complex, and sometimes political process. When the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art found out they'd be able to keep three of New York-based artist Roxy Paine's Scumak sculptures, they decided to open up the decision to the public.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:32:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2283 at http://kcur.org Visitors Vote on Scumak to Add to NAMA's Collection Naismith's Basketball Rules Bought for $4.3 Million by KU Grad http://kcur.org/post/naismiths-basketball-rules-bought-43-million-ku-grad <p>Kansas City, MO – Looks like the University of Kansas may become home to the original typewritten rules of basketball. The game was invented by James Naismith in Massachusetts in 1892, six years before he became a KU professor and basketball coach.</p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 23:32:19 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 7356 at http://kcur.org Naismith's Basketball Rules Bought for $4.3 Million by KU Grad Original Rules of Basketball to be Auctioned Off http://kcur.org/post/original-rules-basketball-be-auctioned <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be1450523cc-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be1450523cc-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be1450523cc-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-938616.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – The two typewritten pages, penned by late KU professor and coach James Naismith, are set to be sold at Sotheby's December 10, 2010. KC Currents' Susan B. Wilson spoke to the inventor's grandson and the chairman of the Naismith Museum to get their thoughts on the auction.</p> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 23:31:01 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 7338 at http://kcur.org Original Rules of Basketball to be Auctioned Off Europeans Viewed "Through African Eyes" at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art http://kcur.org/post/europeans-viewed-through-african-eyes-nelson-atkins-museum-art <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be17fa29c37-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be17fa29c37-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be17fa29c37-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-933411.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – For more than 500 years, African cultures have responded to European contact with a range of emotions - from admiration to resentment.</p> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 17:57:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1981 at http://kcur.org Europeans Viewed "Through African Eyes" at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Gift Of African Art For 75th Anniversary Of Nelson-Atkins http://kcur.org/post/gift-african-art-75th-anniversary-nelson-atkins <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be06cda65d2-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be06cda65d2-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be06cda65d2-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-880428.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, more than 400 works of art have been promised or gifted to the museum. This includes seven pieces of African art.</p> Fri, 15 Jan 2010 16:04:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1687 at http://kcur.org Gift Of African Art For 75th Anniversary Of Nelson-Atkins