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Nelson-Atkins Museum Social Outing for 50 Plus offered on Jan. 17
POSTED: 12/20/2017
Experience the newly renovated galleries at the beautiful Nelson-Atkins Museum during a social outing being offered in mid-January by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

This Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Social Walk will take participants to the museum in Kansas City, Mo., known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art. The Nelson-Atkins is an encyclopedic art museum whose collections spans a period of over 4000 years, from ancient to contemporary art. The museum’s collections encompass various geographical areas - Far and Near East, Africa, Europe, and the Americas - and art fields - including painting, sculpture, photography, archaeology, architecture, design, and decorative arts. Participants in the Jan. 17 outing can bring a friend or meet some along the way. Lunch will be at the museum's Rozzelle Court restaurant, with meal costs on your own.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under travel. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “social walk.”

Participants will depart for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Social Walk from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, and return at approximately 3 p.m. that day. The cost is $12 per person for transportation, and admission to the museum's regular collection is free. Lunch costs are on your own. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, click on the green “Register for Activities” button and complete a barcode search for 41748.

While JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-3030 for space availability.

Printed copies of the My JCPRD Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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