Northeast News Article

A Glimpse into the future of the Kansas City Museum
Thursday, June 28, 2018
By Paul Thompson

http://northeastnews.net/pages/glimpse-future-kansas-city-museum/

"Outstanding article, fantastic update to the community, well laid out introduction of things to come. This is so exciting for Kansas City and all of its communities!" ~ Michael Toombs, Project Artist

Have you ever wondered how the Kansas City Museum develops its exhibits? A July 27 event at the Kansas City Museum’s Historic Garment District (KCM@HGD) space provided insight into how the Museum will re-shape Corinthian Hall (3218 Gladstone) after it reopens in 2020, following a multi-million dollar renovation.

The June 27 exhibit design and development presentation – the most comprehensive look yet at the plans for Corinthian Hall – included close-up photos of the work being done inside, detailed descriptions of new exhibits and overall themes, preliminary floor-by-floor renderings, and even a fall 2018 estimate for when the general public will be able to take a hardhat tour.

“We do want to give people the opportunity to experience this while we’re in construction,” said Anna Marie Tutera, Executive Director of the Kansas City Museum. (READ MORE)