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The purpose of this calendar is to give information about events of multicultural and interfaith interest, as well as a listing for exhibits and special events.  You have the ability to see "month-at-a-glance" for both current and future months through our new Google calendar, by clicking on the link above. Exhibits and special events will continue to be publicized by email, in order to maintain a legible calendar, so please sign up (see box on right sidebar) to receive our monthly emails. Information given is accurate as of the time received, but please check with event coordinators and venues for possible changes. Remember to click on the Resources tab to find ongoing Things To Do.
Cultural Crossroads updates: See http://culturalcrossroadskc.wordpress.com to read all of our postings and to follow our blog. Also see the Publications tab on our website to read our Statements of position on various current issues. SPECIAL EVENTS AND INFORMATION NOTE: There are numerous celebrations and events that may not appear on this calendar.  Please consult your favorite search process and always verify information with the presenting venue. Summer Series: Art in the Loop A series of live performances through the summer, throughout the KCMO Loop.  See http://www.artintheloop.com/ for calendar, listing artists and locations. ONGOING EVENTS/GENERAL INFORMATION The Dialogue Institute of Greater Kansas City Metro Area is excited to announce Saturday brunches, and Coffee Nights at the new office of Dialogue Institute as well as Baklava Days with different communities. Go to http://dialoguekc.org/events/  to reach bios of all speakers. Please RSVP to which event you are coming by writing to kansascity@thedialoginstitute.org. The Dialogue Institute also offers cooking, water marbling and Turkish language classes; contact the Institute for details. Northeast Arts KC is offering The Kansas City Midtown Coloring Book, featuring 20 homes and buildings in historic Midtown KC neighborhoods.   The coloring books can be purchased for $19 (including postage) from Northeast Arts KC (www.northeastartskc.org). Library information: Remember to visit the Human Spirit collection of multicultural and multifaith materials at the Plaza Branch Library.  This collection, created by Cultural Crossroads with advice from Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council is an excellent resource for teachers and the general public.  We will all benefit from learning about each other! Mid-Continent Library website has a new online magazine, listing programs.  See http://www.mymcpl.org/events and click on Beyond the Books online magazine for details. Our libraries are excellent resources -- check your local library for free classes on computer literacy, foreign languages, bilingual programs and English as a second language. CURRENT EXHIBITS OF A MULTICULTURAL NATURE Through August 5 All the World’s a Stage Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KCMO Through August 11 For All the World to See: Visual Culture & The Struggle for Civil Rights Black Archives of Mid-America 1722 East 17 th  Terrace, KCMO 64108 Through August 31 The Beauty of Nature’s Creations Local photographer Matt Wastler will share his photos of the birds of Wyandotte County Schlagle Branch Library, 4051 West Drive, KCKS Through August 31 100 Years of Maria Luisa Ugolini Bonta Art and memorabilia of Italian artist Main Library, 625 Minnesota Avenue, KCKS Through August 31 Tangancicuaro, Michoacan Jose Antonio Duarte Ruiz's photos of Tangancícuaro, Michoacán in Mexico South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Avenue, KCKS Through September 1 My Tee & Me: Statement & Identity in Kansas City Kansas City Museum at Historic Garment District 800 Broadway, KCMO 64105 Through September 1 Urban Renewal: City of Tomorrow Fifth Floor, Central Library, 14 W. 10 th , KCMO Through September 2 Worlds Otherwise Hidden
Featuring  the work of three international artists
who interpret the complexities—both beautiful
and challenging—of cultures shaped by migration,
immigration, displacement, and exile.
Kemper Museum, KCMO Through September 29 Flatfile & Digital File H&R Block Artspace 16 East 43 rd , KCMO 64111 Part of Open Spaces Expanded Field, exhibit features over 200 regional artists. Art lovers are invited to peruse flatfile cabinets filled with over 200 custom-made artist portfolios holding an excitingly diverse range of flat works, and a screening station will feature time-based works included in the Digitalfile.   More information at https://kcai.edu/artspace  Through September 30 Noble Synthesis Inspiration from nature. Central Library, KCMO Through November 11 For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI World War I Museum, KCMO Through January 6, 2019 Renaissance Italian and Spanish Textiles Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KCMO Through January 19, 2019 Cultivating Nature Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KCMO NOTE: The Kansas City Museum (currently closed for renovation) has opened exhibit space at the Historic Garment District Museum, 800 Broadway, KCMO. There is no admission fee to the Historic Garment District Museum; entrance to the Kansas City Museum space is $5/person (children under 12 are free).  The space is open From 10 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Saturday.  
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