This stunning traveling art exhibit from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City that features works created by artists inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball history.
Shades of Greatness honors and celebrates African American history and sports. This exhibit is made possible by The Library Foundation through contributions from The National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.
The critically-acclaimed exhibit features 35 original works of art produced by 28 diverse professional artists from across the country who interpret the Negro Leagues experience on-and-off the playing field. Renowned artist Kadir Nelson headlines the talented roster of artists who participated in Shades of Greatness.
AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Elementary (K - 5th Grade) | Early Learners (Birth - Pre-K) | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Exhibits |
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||12:00PM to 9:00PM|
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