Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO Photos

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art occupies two buildings. The original Beaux Arts structure (1930-3) was designed by Wight & Wight and is memorable for its courtyard area. The modern Bloch Building addition (1999-2007) is by Steven Holl. Both sit in a large sculpture park south of downtown Kansas City. The museum is noted for it collections of painting, decorative arts, Oriental arts, & Native American arts.

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Kansas City, MO.Beaux Arts details of Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Gingko tree in fruit at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building addition at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (1930-3). Kansas City, MO. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Wight & Wight.Beaux Arts details of Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Gingko tree in fruit at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building addition (1999-2007) at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO. Architect: Steven Holl.
Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bloch Building detail at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Courtyard restaurant at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Courtyard restaurant & galleries at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Entrance gallery at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Courtyard restaurant at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Courtyard restaurant & galleries at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Entrance gallery at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.

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