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Portrait Drawing Workshop with Cody Wheelock

Book Now – Friday, July 24, 2020 In this exciting workshop, students will tackle the elusive subject of portrait drawing with artist, Cody Wheelock. Cody will cover the fundamentals of portraiture in charcoal, discussing how to get accurate proportions, attain... View More


46th Annual Membership Exhibition

January 11 – February 23, 2020 The Membership Exhibition showcases the talents of museum members.  Each member was allowed to submit two original works not previously exhibited at the museum. Artworks have been divided into ten categories (Oil/Acrylic Painting; Watercolor... View More


Origami by Aldon Addington

  November 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Artist, Aldon Addington was born on September 23, 1934, in Omaha, Nebraska.  He moved to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1941.  He graduated from Central High School in 1953, he traces the beginnings... View More





Studio Saturdays with Miss A: Art Classes for Kids

Join us for our last Studio Saturday with Miss A in 2019. All supplies are provided. Ages 1st – 5th graders. Classes are $25 each. Reservations are requested (for supplies). Please call the museum at (816) 233-7003 or sign-up online... View More


Master Copy Painting in the Gallery

William Merritt Chase’s A Venetian Balcony positions us in a dark interior and invites us to gaze through an open window at majestic edifices flanking a shimmering Venetian canal. Skilled painter, Larry DeGraff will be in the AKMA gallery on…... View More


Meet the Appraisers

Bring us your family heirlooms or the odd, quirky piece that you always wanted to know more about, get it looked at by appraisers and have your questions answered. The cost is $10 per item, limit of 3 items. Must... View More