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Special Event: Community Event, Food/Tasting, General
Kansas City Restaurant Week
Enjoy lunch or dinner in the Kansas City Power & Light District for Kansas City Restaurant Week, an exhibition of KC's finest culinary talents, January 12th through January 21st, 2018. Enjoy multi-course lunch menus for $15 and dinner menus for $33 at each...
Kansas City Restaurant Week
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Sun 1/21/18
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery, Painting, Sculpture
Being Bussabarger: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Sketchbooks, and More
Painter, sculptor, and ceramicist Robert Bussabarger (1922–2013) lived and worked in Missouri for over fifty years. Being Bussabarger pays tribute to the artist's creative spirit with a retrospective selection of his artworks from the 1940s to the 2010s. T...
State Historical Society of Missouri at Columbia Research Gallery
Columbia, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-4:30pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 9am-3:30pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 9am-4:30pm
Sat 1/27/18 at 9am-3:30pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Fri 2/2/18 at 9am-4:30pm
Art: Installations, Museum
Firelei Báez: To See Beyond Its Walls
Kemper Museum debuts the second in a series of commissioned atrium projects: a solo site-responsive installation by Firelei Báez (b. 1981, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic; lives and works in New York). To See Beyond Its Walls combines a larg...
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Museum, Prints
Japonisme in Print: Japanese Style/Western Culture
This fourth installment of the exhibition series on Japanese prints considers the impact of Japanese color woodblock prints on the prints of European and American artists, including Mary Cassatt, Arthur Bowen Davies, Henri Rivière, and John Taylor Arms. Th...
University of Missouri, Columbia – Museum of Art & Archaeology
Columbia, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-4pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 12pm-4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 9am-4pm
Sat 1/27/18 - Sun 1/28/18 at 12pm-4pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Fri 2/2/18 at 9am-4pm
Theater: Comedy
Kansas City Actors Theatre: Sea Marks
Like KCAT’s production of My Old Lady last season, this romantic comedy examines loving relationships in all their complications. It’s the story of a fisherman from a remote Irish island who falls in love with a woman he’s seen only once. As he attempts to...
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 2pm
Mon 1/22/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 1/24/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/28/18 at 2pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, History/Science, Museum
Page-Turners: Medieval and Early Modern Illustration
Presenting illustrated narratives and decorated pages, this exhibition will investigate different functions of images as well as the interplay between text and image in Medieval and Renaissance books and prints. The selection of objects will include leaves...
University of Missouri, Columbia – Museum of Art & Archaeology
Columbia, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 9am-4pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Fri 2/2/18 at 9am-4pm
Tue 2/6/18 - Fri 2/9/18 at 9am-4pm
Tue 2/13/18 - Fri 2/16/18 at 9am-4pm
Art: Installations, Museum, Sculpture
Pulse of Color
Polly Apfelbaum’s Split (1998) is a sprinkling of organic shapes of crushed velvet pieces that call to mind stone-like forms or botanical tendrils of color. Together, Noland’s Mysteries: Red Light (1999) and Apfelbaum’s Split demonstrate a dialogue of conc...
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10pm and 4pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10pm and 4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Wed 1/24/18 at 10pm and 4pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Stop / Motion
Stop / Motion is an exhibition of two-dimensional works from the Kemper Museum Permanent Collection that focus on the varying techniques used by artists to demonstrate both a sense of stillness and action. In addition to the figure present in each of these...
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Design, Gallery, Museum, Sculpture
Women to Watch | Metals
The Women to Watch exhibition series features emerging or underrepresented artists from the states and countries in which NMWA has outreach committees. From the ornamental to the functional, this year’s exhibition explores metal as a medium.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 1/23/18 - Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
The Barn Players: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Barn Jr. Production
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and feat...
St. Pius X Catholic School
Mission, KS

Wed 1/17/18 - Thu 1/18/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 2pm
Theater: Musical
The Color Purple
Based on the award-winning novel by Alice Walker, "The Color Purple" is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman, who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. With...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 1/18/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 2pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Music: Rock, Punk
Destroyer
Vancouver’s Dan Bejar, aka Destroyer, holds little regard for convention or expectations. Never one to rest on laurels, each successive Destroyer release always explores new sonic territories and ideas.
Record Bar
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity
Featured objects on display include exquisite vessels fashioned from solid jade, a full suit of iron armor, a spectacular solid gold belt buckle and a magnificent, 2,000-year-old, life-sized jade and gold burial suit that is the finest to have survived fro...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time
This retrospective exhibition features the work of Eugene Richards, one of the most respected documentary photographers working today. For almost 50 years, Richards has focused on the diverse, often complex lives of Americans, as well as the ongoing strugg...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Prints
Fine Lines: Whistler and the American Etching Revival
Whistler’s talents earned him a reputation for being among the most influential and internationally respected modern etchers. The prowess and technical innovations he brought to the medium sparked a renewed interest in this centuries-old printmaking method...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Theater: Comedy
Funny Money
Henry A. Perkins, a mild mannered C.P.A., accidently picks up the wrong briefcase, one full of money. Henry assumes it is illicit cash and he decides to keep it. But later, a police detective is at his door, he thinks Henry was soliciting in the men's room...
New Theatre Restaurant
Overland Park, KS

Wed 1/17/18 at 11:50am and 6:30pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 6:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 12:15pm and 6:30pm
Tue 1/23/18 at 6:30pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 11:50am and 6:30pm
Music: Reggae
The Green
The Green is a seven-piece reggae band from Hawaii.
Granada Theatre
Lawrence, KS

Wed 1/17/18 at 8pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Museum
Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection
Modern and contemporary Japanese ceramicists manipulate clay and glaze in inventive ways. The resulting vessels display a range of styles – from rustic textures and asymmetrical forms to elegant silhouettes and sensuous colors.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum, Textiles
Islamic Art: Global Connections and Exchange, Part 2
This exhibition focuses upon the influence of textiles and metalwork from the Middle East on artworks from Germany and Southern Europe.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Fri 1/26/18 at 10am-9pm
Music: Orchestral, Gaming
Kansas City Symphony: Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy
The program features music from throughout the game series, composed by Nobuo Uematsu and under the direction of Grammy-winning conductor Arnie Roth, "Distant Worlds" promises an incredible experience with a full orchestra, choir, plus vocal and instrument...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Thu 1/18/18 at 7pm
    

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