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Mineral Hall at Kansas City Art Institute
Mineral Hall at Kansas City Art Institute

The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a private, independent, four-year college of fine arts and design founded in 1885 that has taught Walt Disney and other artists in Kansas City, Missouri. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2658x1275, 622 KB) Summary Mineral Hall at Kansas City Art Institute - Photo by poster August 2006 Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kansas City Art Institute... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2658x1275, 622 KB) Summary Mineral Hall at Kansas City Art Institute - Photo by poster August 2006 Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kansas City Art Institute... Fine art refers to arts that are concerned with beauty or which appealed to taste (SOED 1991). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...


Ranked among the nation's top 10 art schools by U.S. News and World Report, KCAI is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... National Association of Schools of Art and Design, known as NASAD for short, is an organisation of colleges, schools and universities. ... AICAD logo. ... The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. ...


KCAI comprises nearly 600 students (representing more than 45 states and several foreign countries) and approximately 75 talented artists and educated scholars who serve as KCAI's faculty.


Students pursue the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, in which a comprehensive liberal arts program is complemented by emphasis in one of the following studio majors: Animation, Ceramics, Design, Fiber, Painting, Photo & New Media, Printmaking, Interdisciplinary Arts, and Sculpture. Majors in Art History as well as Studio Art with an Emphasis in Creative Writing are also available. Animation is the rapid display of a sequence of 2-D artwork or model positions in order to create an illusion of movement. ... Ceramics is the art form that uses ceramic materials to produce works of art. ... Design, usually considered in the context of the applied arts, engineering, architecture, and other such creative endeavours, is used as both a noun and a verb. ... Fiber or fibre[1] is a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to lengths of thread. ... For building painting, see painter and decorator. ... A photograph (often just called a photo) is an image (or a representation of that on e. ... This article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper. ... A sculpture is a three-dimensional object, which for the purposes of this article is man-made and selected for special recognition as art. ... This article is about the academic discipline of art history. ... Creative writing is a term used to distinguish certain imaginative or different types of writing from generic writing. ...


History

The school started in 1885 when art enthusiasts formed the "Sketch Club" with the purpose of "talking over art matters in general and to judge pictures." Meetings were originally in private homes and then moved to the Deardorf Buildling at 11th and Main in downtown Kansas City.


The club had its first exhibition in 1887 and 12 benefactors stepped forward to form the Kansas City Art Association and School of Design.


In 1915 Walt Disney took drawing classes as a child at the school. For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ...


In 1927 Howard Vanderslice purchased the August R. Meyer residence and 8 acres at 44th and Warwick Boulevard adjacent to the about to be built Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The residence was later renamed "Vanderslice Hall" and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with another building on the campus -- Mineral Hall. The campus has since expanded to 15 acres (61,000 m²). The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art as seen from Emanuel Cleaver Boulevard to the south The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is the preeminent art museum in both Kansas City, Missouri, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Area as a whole. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ...


In 1935 Thomas Hart Benton left New York City for a teaching job at the school. Thomas Hart Benton is a name shared by the following American men: Thomas Hart Benton (senator) (1782-1858) Thomas Hart Benton (painter) (1889-1975) Thomas H. Benton (higher education columnist) (1968-) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ...


In 1992 the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened on the west side of the campus. The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 1994 in Kansas City, Missouri. ...


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Kansas City Art Institute - definition of Kansas City Art Institute in Encyclopedia (237 words)
The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a private, independent, four-year college of fine arts and design founded in 1885.
Ranked among the nation's top 10 art schools by U.S. News and World Report, KCAI is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
KCAI's scenic 15 acre (61,000 m²) campus is located in Kansas City, Missouri.
AllRefer.com - Kansas City, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - Encyclopedia (530 words)
Kansas City, Kans., is the seat of two theological seminaries, the Univ. of Kansas Medical Center, and a state school for the blind (est.
Among its educational institutions are the Univ. of Missouri–Kansas City, Avila College, Park College, Rockhurst College, Kansas City Art Institute, a college of osteopathy and surgery, a music conservatory, and theological schools.
Kansas City holds various jazz and blues festivals and is home to a jazz museum.
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