Visitors in American Paintings Gallery

Every visit to the Nelson-Atkins offers new and exciting discoveries. Our featured exhibitions bring the Museum’s outstanding collection of art together with magnificent works from private collections and world-renowned art institutions.


The following exhibitions are FREE.

Worldly Luxuries: Repetition in Renaissance Textiles

August 31, 2014—February 15, 2015

Landscapes: Real and Imagined

August 16, 2014—February 22, 2015

Starr Miniature Collection: The Sitter and the Setting

August 13, 2014—February 22, 2015

Stone and Mist: Chinese Landscape Photography by Michael Cherney

August 6, 2014—February 1, 2015

Across the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867-68

July 25, 2014—January 11, 2015

Highlights from the Collection of The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

July 2, 2014—February 22, 2015

Presence & Absence: New Works by Tom Price

June 20, 2014—February 22, 2015

Revealing a Hidden Treasure: A Jain Shrine from India

June 20, 2014—May 31, 2015

Caricature, Fashion and Fantasy

June 18—December 14, 2014

Benton in Black and White: Lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton

May 21, 2014—February 15, 2015

Splendors of Japanese Art

January 31—December 1, 2014

Rodin: Sculptures from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

December 22, 2012—October 31, 2014

Subodh Gupta Egg

March 1, 2012—October 31, 2014

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

September 19, 2014—January 11, 2015

World War I and the Rise of Modernism

January 9—June 19, 2015

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