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Portrait Drawing Workshop with Cody Wheelock

Book Now – Friday, January 24th, 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 Calling all artists for the 46th Annual membership Exhibition.  This exhibition showcases the talents of our museum members.  Entries accepted at the Information Desk between Friday, December 27, 2019, through Sunday, January 5, 2020.... 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



Neurofibromatosis: The People by Rachel Mindrup

NOVEMBER 15, 2019 – JANUARY 5, 2020: Neurofibromatosis: The People by Rachel Mindrup – “My son Henry has been the motivation behind my series of portraits depicting individuals with Neurofibromatosis (NF). Through this series of paintings, I am the conduit,... 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