Welcome to Nelson-Atkins@Home!
LOOK—closely at your favorite objects and a vast library of videos on our YouTube channel.
LEARN—something new, enjoy our participation in Google Arts & Culture project, and access stay-at-home educational tools.
LISTEN—to curators, story tellers, playlists, and history makers.
CREATE—through inspiration and resources from our collection, educators, artists and community partners.
Nelson-Atkins@Home also offers a virtual museum experience of robust content centered around different themes and cultural festivals. You’ll discover art activities, music, artist presentations, history, connections to the Nelson-Atkins collection, and so much more. Explore at your own pace, at any time of the day.
Two of “the greatest” American heroes, Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali, came together in 1966, and again in 1970, and shaped a nuanced photographic portrait of the controversial champion for Life magazine during the civil rights era. Our latest focus page expands on the in-gallery exhibition, Gordon Parks x Muhammad Ali: The Image of a Champion, 1966/1970.
Enjoy a virtual commemoration of Juneteenth with visual and literary arts, music, entertainment, and education.
Raise a glass and lift your fork as we celebrate a full range of art focusing on food and wine.
For inspiration, we look back at what some people have done in the name of patience and endurance during difficult times.
Take a look at some of the many inspirational ways people have shown compassion through art, words, and deeds.
Celebrate India and her South Asian and Middle Eastern neighbors virtually through a digital look at these vibrant cultures.