The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Art Course

Art Course at the Nelson-Atkins is an artist-designed, mini golf experience located in the exquisite Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park. Each hole on this nine-hole course presents a creative interpretation of a work of art in the museum’s collection.

All tickets include access to the museum.


Art Course will return in Spring 2024!

Dates & Hours

Spring Session

From April 5 to May 12, Art Course is open regular museum hours on weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) only.

  • Member pre-sale: March 18 – March 22
  • Public: March 25

Summer Session

From May 16 to August 25, Art Course is open regular museum hours every day we’re open (Thursday – Monday weekly).

  • Member pre-sale: April 29 – May 3
  • Public: May 6

Fall Session

From August 30 to October 20, Art Course resumes operation on weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sundays) only during regular museum hours.

  • Member pre-sale: August 12 – August 16
  • Public: August 19

Eat & Drink

The Country Club Bank Terrace Snack Bar is open during Art Course hours, proudly serving local favorites as well as a wide variety of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis, but may be reserved for private events.

Image of Terrace Snack Bar on the South Lawn of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Event Rental

Want to host a corporate event or private party? Find the Art Course event rental that is right for you.

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Members and Business Council enjoy discounts on Art Course! Call 816-751-1278 or click here to join.

Ready to play? To book an Art Course event rental package for your group, email or call 816.751.1234 for availability.


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