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Art: Art Show, Children's Arts/Crafts, Gallery, Textiles, Multimedia, Mixed Media, Painting
ARTicipation Open Studio 2018 - C3: Collaboration. Community. Connection.
ARTicipation 2018 Open Studio - C3: Collaboration. Community. Connection., is the 8th annual community art exhibition and program series featuring art making stations for visitors of all ages and abilities to explore and be inspired by including: looms fo...
Epsten Gallery
Overland Park, KS

Sun 5/27/18 - Sun 6/10/18 at 1pm-4pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
John Singer Sargent: Gassed
One of the world’s largest war-related paintings will be exhibited in the Midwest for the first time as part of the inaugural Wylie Gallery exhibition "John Singer Sargent: Gassed," which opens at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. "Gassed," which measu...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, For the Family, Social Event
Memorial Day Weekend
As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I (2014-19) continues, the National WWI Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day we...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 - Mon 5/28/18
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Prints
All the World’s a Stage: Theater and Costume
Theater has evolved through the centuries into two primary forms: tragedy and comedy. The prints and drawings in this exhibition explore both forms, focusing on the players and the audience.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/2/18 - Sun 6/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 6/6/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Prints
Fine Lines: Whistler and the American Etching Revival
Whistler’s talents earned him a reputation for being among the most influential and internationally respected modern etchers. The prowess and technical innovations he brought to the medium sparked a renewed interest in this centuries-old printmaking method...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Installations, Museum
Firelei Báez: To See Beyond Its Walls
Kemper Museum debuts the second in a series of commissioned atrium projects: a solo site-responsive installation by Firelei Báez (b. 1981, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic; lives and works in New York). To See Beyond Its Walls combines a larg...
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 5/29/18 - Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/2/18 - Sun 6/3/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 6/5/18 - Wed 6/6/18 at 10am-4pm
Art: Gallery, Museum, Textiles
Islamic Art: Global Connections and Exchange, Part 2
This exhibition focuses upon the influence of textiles and metalwork from the Middle East on artworks from Germany and Southern Europe.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/2/18 - Sun 6/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 6/6/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
More Than Words: The Art of Calligraphy Across Asia
This exhibition explores the roles and aesthetic qualities of writing in Asia from 4 BCE to the present. The installation will introduce calligraphy and how it is made, and then will present four thematic sections.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/2/18 - Sun 6/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 6/6/18 at 10am-5pm
Music: Acoustic, Americana/Roots, Bluegrass, Blues, Country, Folk, Live Music in Bar/Club, Metal
Westport Roots Festival
The Westport Roots Festival unites performers and lovers of Americana, Bluegrass, Roots, Rockabilly, Punk and Folk music in the heart of Kansas City.
The Westport Saloon
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 11:30am-2am
Art: History/Science, Museum, Painting
What Lies Beneath: Rediscovering Hieronymus Bosch and Albrecht Bouts
Recent scholarship has led to the identification and re-attribution of two paintings in The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s collection of European art. Hieronymus Bosch’s The Temptation of St Anthony and Albrecht Bouts’ Christ crowned with Thorns came into t...
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Music: Rock, Alternative, Country
American Aquarium
American Aquarium is an alt-country rock band from North Carolina. Formed in 2006, the band's current lineup features BJ Barham, Shane Boeker, Adam Kurtz, Ben Hussey and Joey Bybee.
Knuckleheads Saloon
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Musical
Disney's The Lion King: National Tour
This acclaimed production is based on the animated Disney movie, but is quite different from the film. From the startling opening, featuring life-sized animal representations taking over the stage to pay tribute to the lion king, this unique theatrical exp...
Kansas City Convention Center – Bartle Hall
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 1pm
Theater: Play
Kansas City Actors Theatre: Skylight
Sparks of another sort fly in the final show of the season. Abandoned love and clashing social views collide with wit and wisdom when an older, successful restaurateur comes to visit his much younger former mistress, a schoolteacher in a poor London neighb...
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm
Tue 5/29/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 2pm
Mon 6/4/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 6/6/18 - Sat 6/9/18 at 7:30pm
Music: Jazz, Swing
Lenexa Outdoor Concert Series: Tom's Town Quintet
Tom's Town Quintet is a big band quintet celebrating Kansas City jazz of the 30s and 40s. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and picnic dinner and enjoy the music!
Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
Lenexa, KS

Sun 5/27/18 at 6pm
Music: Rock
Pop Evil
Pop Evil is a post-grunge band from Michigan, formed in 2001. The quintet began to score hits on the Billboard charts after releasing their second album, "Lipstick on the Mirror," in 2008.
The Blue Note
Columbia, MO

Sun 5/27/18 at 8pm
Theater: Comedy, Musical
Radio Gals
"Radio Gals" is a lively musical comedy and a tribute to the light-hearted innocence of the 1920’s. Hazel Hunt is host of her own radio show, WGAL, and her idea of programming includes local gossip & healthy doses of The Hazelnuts’ musical & comedic talent...
Chestnut Fine Arts Center
Olathe, KS

Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 2pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Fri 6/1/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 2pm
Music: Opera
Centenary: A WWI Memorial in Song
This Memorial Day, revisit the hauntingly beautiful songs and poetry of the Great War with internationally acclaimed performers operatic baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan. An exploration of the timeless themes of longing and the search for meani...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Mon 5/28/18 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Loss and Healing Support Group
Gift yourself with time to heal and reflect. Allow yourself a time to grieve. Begin to make meaning out of your daily losses. Led by Sr Barb Conroy, OSB. Meets 4th Monday of each month (except May). To register, call 913-906-8990.
Keeler Women's Center
Kansas City, KS

Mon 5/28/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Mon 6/25/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Memorial Day Ceremony
A formal public program to include remarks from dignitaries, including U.S. Missouri Fifth District Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II, Kansas City and Missouri Mayor Sly James (a former U.S. Marine), a keynote address from former astronaut/space shuttle c...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Mon 5/28/18 at 10am-11am
Sports: Baseball
Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals host the Minnesota Twins in this MLB regular season game.
Kauffman Stadium
Kansas City, MO

Mon 5/28/18 at 6:15pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 7:15pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 7:15pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 7:15pm
Sat 7/21/18 at 6:15pm
    

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