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Chicago Trip

The UMKC Department of Art & Art History welcomes you to the heart of Kansas City! 

We provide a creative and comprehensive learning environment that leads students in the discovery of a broad liberal arts education that serves as the foundation for further academic and career-oriented pursuits.

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Madelyn Stewart


What makes UMKC’s Department of Art and Art History different?

Small class sizes with interactive learning experiences; internship, mentoring and professional development opportunities; relationships with community arts organizations and immersion in a dynamic urban arts scene!

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Calendar of Events

Welcome Week Event
Enjoy donuts and fill out a survey to win prizes!
M-Th, 8/22-8/25
Labor Day
UMKC closed
M, 9/5
Opening Reception, UMKC Gallery of Art
Arterial Echoes: Three Generations of Creative Mentoring
Th, 9/8, 5-7pm
Craig Auge


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