This event will take place at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St. in Kansas City, Missouri.
Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To reserve your free ticket(s) contact the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at 816.751.1278.
Your registration information will be shared by the Kansas City Public Library and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Location: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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