We go to lots of Art museums around the country and this one is Big for the size of Kansas City. If you are an art lover - this art museum is a must see (and free, except parking). The building is significant in architecture. It has a nice cafe with large portions that can be "shared" with all you can drink cofffee, tea, etc. The special exhibit of Monet opening in April 2011 is just ok (there is a cost), but not great. It combines 3 of the lily paintingsdone by Monet from the Cleveland, St Louis and KC museum and displays them together with some science behind the brush strokes. I would not pay for it if you have seen the large Monet lily paintings before like we have in St Louis.. But there are other Monet paintiing that art free to see that are very good works along with other famous European artists. Overall, a great art museum.
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