Events

Oct
20
Thu
Domestic Seen @ Nerman Contemporary Museum of Art
Oct 20 2016 – Mar 26 2017 all-day

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art hosts the exhibit “Domestic Seen.” nermanmuseum.com

Everything Nothing Something @ Nerman Museum
Oct 20 2016 – Mar 29 2017 all-day

Don Kottmann exhibits at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art with “Everything Nothing Something.” nermanmuseum.com

Jan
14
Sat
Spectrum: Autism, Art, and Music @ American Jazz Museum
Jan 14 – Apr 30 all-day

The American Jazz Museum hosts Spectrum: Autism, Art, and Music an exhibition that uses digital imagery to illuminate the relationship between autism and jazz music and increase awareness of the importance of art and health. americanjazzmuseum.org

Feb
9
Thu
“Hail We Now Sing Joy” @ Kemper Museum of Modern Art
Feb 9 – May 21 all-day

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Hail We Now Sing Joy,” an exhibit of a new body of work by Chicago-born, New York-based artist Rashid Johnson. kemperart.org

Feb
10
Fri
Richard Learoyd: In the Studio @ Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Feb 10 – Jun 11 all-day

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents the exhibition “Richard Learoyd: In the Studio.” nelson-atkins.org

Mar
3
Fri
Constellations @ Repertory Theater
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre presents Constellations. kcrep.org

Mar
7
Tue
Bunnies and Wonderland Animals at the Plaza @ Country Club Plaza
Mar 7 – Apr 23 all-day

Bunnies and Wonderland Animals arrive at the Plaza. countryclubplaza.com

Mar
11
Sat
Bloch Galleries @ Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Mar 11 – Dec 31 all-day

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art shows its new Bloch Galleries–and with it Bloch Collection masterpieces–in its “Bloch Galleries” exhibition. nelson-atkins.org

Rivals: Rivals: John Smart and Richard Cosway. @ Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Mar 11 – Sep 10 all-day

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents the exhibit “Rivals: John Smart and Richard Cosway.” nelson-atkins.org

Mar
23
Thu
2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional @ Sprint Center
Mar 23 – Mar 25 all-day

Let the madness begin. The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional takes place at the Sprint Center. sprintcenter.com

The Tempest @ Polskey Theater at Overland Park Convention Cente
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Mar 26 @ 10:00 am

The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival stages a script-in-hand performance of The Tempest in partnership with the Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College. jccc.edu/performing-arts-series

Brews + BBQ @ Boulevard Brewery
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm

Brews + BBQ = a benefit for the Children’s Place. childrensplacekc.org

Mar
24
Fri
By George! The Pops Plays Gershwin @ Kauffman Center
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm

March 24

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra perform By George! The Pops Plays Gershwin, courtesy of the Harriman-Jewell Series. hjseries.org

Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops Esplandade Orchestara @ Kauffman Center
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra perform By George! The Pops Plays Gershwin, courtesy of the Harriman-Jewell Series. hjseries.org

A Raisin in the Sun @ Kansas City Repertory Theater
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre stages A Raisin in the Sun. kcrep.org

Hope Springs Eternal: Sibelius’ Second @ Kauffman Center
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm

Hope Springs Eternal: Sibelius’ Second is played by the Kansas City Symphony. kcsymphony.org

Community Gratitude Luncheon @ Kauffman Foundation
Mar 24 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 25 @ 1:30 pm

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery holds its Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon. firstcallkc.org

Mar
25
Sat
2017 Pink Promise Conference @ Overland Park Convention Center
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City holds its 2017 Pink Promise Conference. komenkansascity.org

White Coat Gala @ Kansas City Marriott Downtown / Count Basie Ballroom
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm

Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation holds its White Coat Gala. tmcgiving.org

Anne Akiko Meyers @ Kauffman Center
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm

The Kansas City Symphony’s Charles and Virginia Clark Inside Music Series presents violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. kcsymphony.org

Diane Reeves @ Gem Theater
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm

Diane Reeves is in concert at the Gem Theater. americanjazzmuseum.org

Identify @ Folly Theater
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm

Part choral concert, part Ted talk, the Heartland Men’s Chorus’ spring concert, Identify, celebrates living lives of authenticity. hmckc.org

Mar
26
Sun
Civic Service Awards Dinner @ Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy holds its Civic Service Awards Dinner. hbha.edu

The Oak Ridge Boys @ Kauffman Center
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm

The Oak Ridge Boys play the Kauffman Center. kauffmancenter.org

Mar
28
Tue
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical @ Municipal Auditorium Music Hall
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical comes to the Music Hall. kansascity.broadway.com or theaterleague.com

Mar
30
Thu
The Promise of Hope Luncheon @ Overland Park Ritz Charles
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Promise of Hope Luncheon benefits CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. casajwc.org

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day Breakfast @ National World War 1 Museum at Liberty Memorial
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm

Eat up at Camp Fire Heartland’s Absolutely Incredible Kid Day Breakfast. campfireheartland.org

Mar
31
Fri
The Wild West Bottoms Antique, Vintage & Garden Show @ Hale Arena
Mar 31 – Apr 1 all-day

Wild west, indeed. The Wild West Bottoms Antique, Vintage & Garden Show comes to Hale Arena at the American Royal Center. wildwestbottoms.com

You’re a Grand Old Rag: George M. Cohan’s Broadway @ Polsky Theatre at Johnson County Community College
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performs “You’re a Grand Old Rag: George M. Cohan’s Broadway” as part of the Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College. jccc.edu/performing-arts-series

Hoopla for Hope @ KC Power and Light District
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

Come dressed as your favorite character for the Netflix-themed event Hoopla for Hope benefiting Hope House. hopehouse.net

Anne-Sophie Mutter @ Folly Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm

The Harriman-Jewell Series presents Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist in recital. hjseries.org

Sleeping Beauty @ KC Ballet
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm

The Kansas City Ballet stages Sleeping Beauty. kcballet.org

Duke Ellington: Sacred Choral Concerts @ Kauffman Center
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm

The Kansas City Chorale performs Duke Ellington: Sacred Choral Concerts with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. kcchorale.org

Paula Poundstone @ Arvest Bank Theater at the Midland
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm

Funny lady Paula Poundstone comes to the Midland. midlandkc.com