Arts & Culture
Kansas City and the visual arts truly go hand in hand. Internationally known museums, dynamic gallery districts and outstanding performances create a colorful palette that attracts locals and visitors.
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America's Creative Crossroads
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A new center for music, opera, theater, and dance, opened in downtown KC in 2011, and is the home for the performing arts in Kansas City.
With three great museums in the Kansas City metro to choose from, it’s hard to know where to begin. Here’s our list to get you started.
More than 200 vintage, classic and special-interest vehicles, will be rolling into town for the seventh annual Art of the Car Concours®, Sunday, June 23, on the KCAI campus at 4415 Warwick Blvd.
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Kansas City creates a colorful palette that attracts locals and visitors. Outside|Lines Travel is an insider’s guide connecting people to places they typically would not find on their own; places only knowledgeable ‘locals’ would frequent.
Find Arts & Culture in KC
Feel FREE to explore many of our top museums. Kansas City is nationally recognized for its vibrant arts community.
From world-class events to award-winning, cutting-edge plays the theater scene in Kansas City is HOT.
Art galleries are set throughout the city. Many can be found in the Crossroads Arts Districts.
Arts and culture exhibits are taking place throughout the Kansas City region
Explore Kansas City's rich hitstory at these historic locations and attaractions.
The Kansas City area was ground zero for the Civil War in the West.
Quotable Kansas City
“The city’s spot as an arts powerhouse has been solidified.”
- Architectural Lighting, May 2012
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Top Rated Arts & Culture
Check out our list of the top arts & culture options. And, it’s all according to you – the visitor.
Top 5 Places in KC
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
A single crack of gunfire in 1914 sparked an event that forever changed our world. In all, 36 nations took up arms in the wo...
Kansas City Renaissance Festival has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Huzzah and Cheers for 37 years!
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival, a Kansas City fall tradition celebrating 37 years o...
Kansas City Repertory Theatre has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Founded in 1964, Kansas City Repertory Theatre is nearing its golden anniversary as one of the country’s premier regional th...
Bingham-Waggoner Estate has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is recognized today as one of the most significant historical sites in western Missouri because ...
Jesse James Farm & Museum has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Birthplace of Jesse James. Tour consists of 20 minute film, three galleries of artifacts and guided tour of the original 182...
Helen B. - 02/25/2013
Arabia Steamboat Museum has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Sandi S. - 02/02/2013
Boynton Beach, FL
Midwest Genealogy Center has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Bernadette T. - 01/24/2013
Kansas City , MO
Carter Art Center Gallery has been rated 4 out of 5 stars
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Nate T. - 10/23/2012
KC , MO
Studio 2131 has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
Sharon W. - 08/17/2012
Twin Cities, MN
Harry S Truman National Historic Site - Truman Home has been rated 4 out of 5 stars