Chinese New Year is one of five annual festivals celebrated at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  For more than two decades, the museum has celebrated the event with performances, demonstrations, art, music, and food.  This was the temporary tattoo station featuring Year of the Monkey tattoos. Year of the Monkey Tattoo Photo #1.  A volunteer helps […]

Chinese New Year is one of five annual festivals celebrated at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  For more than two decades, the museum has celebrated the event with performances, demonstrations, art, music, and food.  Here are three different shots from the event held on Sunday, January 31st. Chinese New Year Photo #1.  A drummer performs […]

Thanks to an amazing win in New York last night, the Kansas City Royals are up 3-1 in the World Series!  My photos from Budapest will remain delayed while I continue to practice my night shots by capturing Kansas City‘s landmarks bathed in royal blue lights. In case you missed the original post of Kansas […]

Sadly, we arrived at the Nelson-Atkins Museum too late to take our Belgian exchange student on a tour of the works inside, but there is still a lot to see on the exterior grounds of the museum.  As we strolled along the tree-lined walkways, we marveled at the shuttlecocks and giggled when we noticed that someone […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

In addition to his Rush Hour  piece in the sculpture garden at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, pop artist George Segal also has Chance Meeting on display. While Segal started his art career as a painter, he is most known for his life-size figures usually modeled from people close to him.  For example, the woman in heels […]