Northeast News Article
A Glimpse into the future of the Kansas City Museum
Thursday, June 28, 2018
By Paul Thompson
"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)