The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is recognized internationally as one of the finest general art museums in the United States. The Nelson-Atkins currently maintains collections of nearly 40,000 works of art, all of which provide the opportunity to create new connections and unique experiences at every turn.
Collections include: African, American, American Indian, Ancient, Architecture, Design and Decorative Arts, Chinese, Contemporary, European, Japanese, Modern, Photography, Prints and Drawings, South, Southeast and West Asian.
In addition, you can enjoy art outdoors in the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park, which houses more than 35 sculptures by many of the 20th century's finest artists.
Admission to the museum is always free though there may be costs associated with certain programs and traveling exhibitions. For details, tickets or reservations visit the information desk in the lobby of the Bloch Building or nelson-atkins.org.