Welcome to Nelson-Atkins@Home!

A virtual museum experience of robust content centered around different themes and cultural festivals. You’ll discover art activities, music, artist presentations, history, connections to the Nelson-Atkins collection, and so much more. Explore at your own pace, at any time of the day.

This is the fifth annual celebration at the Nelson-Atkins and the tenth annual for JuneteenthKC. We invite you to explore and learn about Kansas City’s Black history through amazing artists, activities, and more!

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In partnership with the Charlotte Street Foundation, we are excited to transform the previously known Artists Walks to the newly revamped Charlotte Street Artists’ Virtual Walks.

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Past Themes and Cultural Festivals

Celebrate India and her South Asian and Middle Eastern neighbors virtually through a digital look at these vibrant cultures.

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Join us for a virtual celebration of the Lunar New Year, a tradition enjoyed in China and in several East and Southeast Asian countries.

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Learn more about Deaf culture and American Sign Language (ASL) from Deaf artists, poets, and storytellers through art activities, ASL storytelling and performances.

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This focus page expands on the in-gallery exhibition, Gordon Parks x Muhammad Ali: The Image of a Champion, 1966/1970.

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Enjoy a virtual commemoration of Juneteenth with visual and literary arts, music, entertainment, and education.

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The Nelson-Atkins Día de los Muertos festival may be virtual but it still marks 10 years of Día de los Muertos celebrations together!

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Our focus on food and wine celebrates works that depict opulent tables of delicacies to those that portray people laboring to provide sustenance.

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For inspiration, we look back at what some people have done in the name of patience and endurance during difficult times.

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Take a look at some of the many inspirational ways people have shown compassion through art, words, and deeds.

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