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Visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Just in Time for This Annual Lecture

At The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Ellenor Alcorn, the Eloise W. Martin Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago, is presenting British Silversmiths in the 18th Century: Art or Industry?

Eighteenth century British silversmiths worked in a highly competitive environment. Though supported by their guild, silversmiths in London faced the challenges that every small business must address: finding start-up capital, maintaining a skilled workforce, developing a niche product, and turning a profit. From court commissions to household wares, London makers were challenged to navigate a narrow path between art and commerce.

On Thursday, October 11, you can attend this lecture at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The Nelson-Atkins maintains collections of more than 35,000 works of art and welcomes 500,000 visitors a year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Even though Waterside Residences on Quivira, the premier apartments in Lenexa, Kansas, provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, October 11, 2018—6:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

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