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American Art Galleries Open at Nelson-Atkins

courtesy of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Director and CEO Marc Wilson announced April 21, he'll retire after almost 30 years in 2010. During Wilson's tenure, there's been a near transformation of the museum, including the American Art galleries, which re-opened to the public on April 22.By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – The $7 million project displays new acquisitions, as well as works that have not been on view to the public for more than a decade.

Opening day for the Museum's new
American Art Galleries is April 22, 2009.

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