NEW Tours for People with Memory Loss
Minds in Motion Tour
In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter, the museum provides free gallery tours for those with memory loss and their care partners. Explore art in a safe and caring environment with specially trained docents sensitive to the interests and abilities of our visitors.
Two options are available: a monthly walk-in tour or a private scheduled tour.
1st Wednesday of every month at 1 pm
2018 Tour Schedule
Tours for Private Groups
Private tours are also available for groups of 6 or more Wednesday through Sunday.
For the best experience, we highly recommend that facilities bringing a register in advance.
American Sign Language Gallery Tours
In partnership with the Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture,
the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art provides quarterly tours with ASL interpretation.
Eugene Richards: The Run-on of Time
Thursday, March 1 | 7 pm
Asian Collections Tour
Sunday, June 24 | 1 pm & 2 pm
Deaf Cultural Day
Saturday, Sep 8 | 1 pm
Napoleon: The Emperor’s Household
Thursday, Dec 6 | 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Ages 12 & up | FREE
For reservations or info, please call 816-751-1278
Discover sculpture by touching them with gloved hands.
The Human Figure in Sculpture
Gently touch realistic and abstract sculptures of the human figure.