The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Art Course 2023

Art Course at the Nelson-Atkins is an artist-designed, mini golf experience located in the exquisite Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park. Each hole on this nine-hole course presents a creative interpretation of a work of art in the museum’s collection.

All tickets include access to the museum.


Art Course is closed for the 2023 season!

Dates & Hours

Spring Session

From March 10 to May 14, Art Course is open regular museum hours on weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) only.

  • Member pre-sale: March 1 and 2
  • Public: March 3

Summer Session

From May 19 to August 21, Art Course is open regular museum hours every day we’re open (Thursday – Monday weekly).

  • Member pre-sale: May 3-9
  • Public: May 10

Fall Session

From August 25 to October 15, Art Course resumes operation on weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sundays) only during regular museum hours.

  • Member pre-sale: August 2-8
  • Public: August 9

Eat & Drink

The Country Club Bank Terrace Snack Bar is open during Art Course hours, proudly serving local favorites like Betty Rae’s, Martin City Brewery beer as well as a wide variety of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis, but may be reserved for private events.

Image of Terrace Snack Bar on the South Lawn of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Event Rental

Want to host a corporate event or private party? Find the Art Course event rental that is right for you.

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Members and Business Council enjoy discounts on Art Course! Call 816-751-1278 or click here to join.

Ready to play? To book an Art Course event rental package for your group, email or call 816.751.1234 for availability.


Questions? Contact us at 816-751-1278 or Not a member? Join today.

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Art Course 2023 is generously supported by: JE Dunn Construction and Suburban Lawn and Garden.

Country Club Bank is the presenting sponsor of the Art Course Terrace Snack Bar.