The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is internationally recognized for its outstanding collection of more than 33,500 objects. From ancient times to modern day, this encyclopedic museum is one of the best in the country, offering visitors the opportunity to explore civilization through the eyes of painters, sculptors, craftsmen, and many other artists. The Nelson-Atkins is FREE to all visitors, everyday... come discover the best of Kansas City.
Time magazine listed the Bloch Building as one of the "10 Greatest (New and Upcoming) Architectural Wonders" in 2007, considering sites worldwide.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art houses the world's foremost collection of art from Asia and from cultures worldwide. According to Time magazine's 2007 list of the "10 Best (New and Upcoming) Architectural Marvels," which considered candidates from around the globe, the Bloch Building was ranked number one.