Milton Katz: Making Creativity Dance

Professor Milton Katz discusses the 125-year history of The Kansas City Art Institute, one of the oldest cultural institutions in the city.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
2:00pm @ Central Library

The Kansas City Art Institute’s Milton Katz presents Making Creativity Dance: A History of the Kansas City Art Institute on Sunday, February 21, at 2 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

The Kansas City Art Institute is one of the oldest cultural institutions in the city. For 125 years, the independent college of art and design has fostered an environment in which artists have nurtured and passed on their talents, creating a historic aesthetic force. Artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Walt Disney, and Robert Rauschenberg have all worked or studied there.

Katz has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute since 1974. He is an expert on art of the Holocaust and has published widely on the subject of social justice in contemporary America.

This presentation is part of the Missouri Valley Speakers Series, a program of the Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Central Library.

Admission is free. Click here to RSVP. Free parking is available in the Library District Parking Garage at 10th & Baltimore.

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