A $20 million challenge grant will help the University of Missouri-Kansas City move its Conservancy of Music and Dance to a new arts campus. Supporters must raise $70 million more.
The new building includes new classrooms, flooring and updated galleries in the main and south buildings.
The Missouri Contemporary Ballet is rolling out a modern adaptation of the classic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," complete with new choreography, live music and student dancers.
The opening of Art in the Park on Saturday could be postponed because of storms.
Sarah Dresser of the Office of Cultural Affairs tells us about a craft beer tasting and gallery crawl that will take place this week.
Joel Sager, curator of Perlow-Stevens Gallery, announced that he intends to become owner and director. He said he wants to run the gallery like the original owners did but also wants to bring his own curatorial style.
Before applying for college, Alex Clayton had only four months of dance training in his pocket. Now, he is about to graduate from the Stephens College dance department and take the next step toward his dream.
Walter Hrycaj, director of the School of Metaphysics, shares information about an art show that will take place April 26 to 28 at the School of Metaphysics.
On Saturday, museum-goers will be encouraged to slow down at the third annual Slow Art Day at the Museum of Art and Archeology. The event is being held from noon until 2 p.m.
The first part of Kushner's "Angels in America" will be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights this week and next week at the Rhynsburger Theatre. A free reading of the second part of the play is scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
The traditional treatment is a quick swig of alcohol, but that has obvious risks. Today, the possibilities include Valium, hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, meditation and the class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Directors David Wilson and AJ Schnack were recognized for their documentary about Branson, "We Always Lie to Strangers."
A concert featuring Hickman High School's Music Society will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church to benefit the Missouri Fine Arts Academy in Springfield.
The exhibit showcases the couple's talents, as well as their differences. It opened Thursday in the Montminy Art Gallery at the Boone County Museum and Galleries.
Orr Street Studios is hosting Second Saturday For Kids on March 9. Marketing intern Katie Rapp discusses the theme and project opportunities.
Local musician Eric "Rocket" Kirchner has been following a love of music his whole life. On Thursday, a documentary about his life in music will be shown at the Columbia Public Library.
Shawna Johnson, Executive Director of Access Arts' School of Service, talks about an upcoming workshop featuring the photographs from Dr. Adrienne Hoard's exhibit, "Hiding in Plain Sight: Symbolic Messages in Indigenous Art."
Three fact-based films nominated for this year's best-picture Oscar — "Argo," "Lincoln," and "Zero Dark Thirty," — take liberties with historical fact.
Katie Rapp, a marketing intern for Orr Street Studios, is excited for the "Longviews" show — on exhibit now until March — and the Art of Food event on March 20.
The documentary film festival returns to Columbia Feb. 28 to March 3 for its 10th season. It offers movie screenings, parties, panel discussions, a parade, a 5K run and other events.