Peter Witte http://kcur.org en Kauffman Foundation Announces $20 Million For Downtown Arts Campus http://kcur.org/post/kauffman-foundation-announces-20-million-downtown-arts-campus <p></p><p>It’s been two years since officials at the University of Missouri-Kansas City unveiled a plan for a <a href="http://info.umkc.edu/artscampus/">downtown arts campus</a>, which would relocate the <a href="http://conservatory.umkc.edu/">UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance</a>. On Wednesday, the <a href="http://secure-devsite.com/mmkf/">Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation</a> announced a pledge of $20 million to support the effort.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 39170 at http://kcur.org Kauffman Foundation Announces $20 Million For Downtown Arts Campus Juilliard's President On Downtown Arts Campus: 'Go For It' http://kcur.org/post/juilliards-president-downtown-arts-campus-go-it <p>The headline of a recent <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2012/12/13/3965019/the-stars-editorial-a-decade-later.html">editorial </a>in The Kansas City Star about downtown Kansas City, Missouri declared: "A decade later, downtown has stronger heartbeat."</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:41:41 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 29036 at http://kcur.org Juilliard's President On Downtown Arts Campus: 'Go For It' UMKC Dancers Take The Stage At The Kauffman Center http://kcur.org/post/umkc-dancers-take-stage-kauffman-center <p>It’s been a year since the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce released its "Big 5" list with ideas and priorities for the region. One of those ideas: a downtown arts campus for UMKC, with the first phase to include the Conservatory of Music and Dance.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 01:13:51 +0000 Laura Spencer 25549 at http://kcur.org UMKC Dancers Take The Stage At The Kauffman Center Discussing The Future Of A Downtown Arts Campus http://kcur.org/post/discussing-future-downtown-arts-campus <p>In September 2011, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce announced "<a href="http://www.big5kc.com/the-big-5/">the Big 5</a>," ideas the city would champion, ranging from revitalizing the urban core to boosting medical research.</p><p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:06:40 +0000 Laura Spencer 23988 at http://kcur.org Discussing The Future Of A Downtown Arts Campus