I love the building. Many paintings are very historical and religious. It is free admission and it's worth to visit when you are in the area.
About The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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We always enjoy visiting this art museum when we go to Kansas City and especially if they have a special exhibition. This time it was Pollock and Motherwell.
The Nelson is one of the best art museums in the Midwest and has a world class Asian collection. The modern art in the 10 year old Bloch building, which was designed by Steven Holl, is fabulous! This museum is free! If you park close...More
We have visited the Nelson at least once a year for the past several years and not just for special exhibits. It never gets old. This year we saw an exhibit of impressionists that was terrific (Bloch Collection). We also enjoy eating at the Rozelle...More
We were at an estate sale and asked if there was a good place to have lunch nearby and she suggested the museum across the street. It was great food but the museum is world class. It would take hours to see all the great...More
I visited on a Sunday with my daughters (high school and college age) We had an amazing day, not crowded, beautiful art. The museum is arranged well for easy traffic flow through the exhibits. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful. There are works from famous...More
Monet, Renoir and Degas. Oh my! We were pleasantly surprised by the amount of fabulous works they displayed at the N-A in KC! The Native American and eastern art galleries were phenomenal as well. And free?! What are you waiting for??!
If only in Kansas City for a short trip, the Nelson is a highlight of any visit, besides the BBQ. The gorgeous architecture outside and incredible beauty inside are blown away by the variety of art and sculpture displayed. Rotating displays of touted artists keeps...More