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Central Standard
12:45 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Early Man And Mammoths: Linda Hall Exhibit Shows Human History

Neanderthal skull discovered in Gibraltar in 1848.
Charlie Upchurch KCUR

In the early 19th century, it was commonly believed that humans were a relatively new species, existing for only about 6,000 years. 

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Visual Arts
12:50 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Kemper Museum Announces Resignation Of Director

Rachael Blackburn Cozad, the Kemper Museum's director and CEO, has resigned. She plans to start two new arts-related businesses.
Courtesy of Madison Group Fine Art Appraisals

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art announced on Friday it has begun a search for a new director. According to museum officials, director and CEO Rachael Blackburn Cozad has resigned.

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The Arts
12:30 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Economy Rebounding, Kemper Museum Cuts Staff

Tom Otterness' "Crying Giant" outside the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
Courtesy of Missouri Department of Tourism

Despite a recent article in The Kansas City Star titled "Sting of recession fades for Kansas City art museums," the sting has not faded - and perhaps still burns - for newly terminated employees at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Central Standard Friday
1:29 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

KC History: Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

What comes to mind when you think of famous Missourians? Brad Pitt, or Thomas Hart Benton, or Sheryl Crow? Well, of course, but even more long-enduring is the beloved author and satirist Mark Twain.

On Central Standard Friday, our host Monroe Dodd interviews Cindy Lovell, executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. The museum celebrates its 100th anniversary on May 15th.

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