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The Nelson-Atkins Museum offers Artist Hours at Found in Translation: Explorations by 8 Contemporary Artists

Hong Chun Zhang (Born in China, working in the United States, born 1971). Continuity, 2022. Chinese ink on Alcantara fabric with scrolls, 240 × 58 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photo © 2022 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

March 10, 2023 5:30-7:30p.m.
Kirkwood Hall
Drop in, no tickets required

Many things risk being ‘lost in translation,’ but what about being found? In this showcase, the Nelson-Atkins Museum explores the skilled visual artists who converting ideas and questions into art, with art being discovered and ‘found’ through this process of change and transformation. This is the second exhibition in KC Art Now, which celebrates local artists, informed by their individual experiences with immigration from places across Asia to Kansas City.

On March 10th from 5:30-7:30pm, anyone is invited to drop in and meet the artists featured in the show—Noriko Ebersole, Shreepad Joglekar, Priya Kambli, Kathy Liaowill, Yoonmi Nam, Hyeyoung Shin, Heinrich Toh, and Hong Chun Zhang—who will discuss their artistic processes. View images and tools of their work and hear how they make choices about media and techniques.

Recordings are also available for previous artist conversations about memory and identity.

Artist Hours are organized by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Generous support for the exhibition is provided by Linda Woodsmall DeBruce and Paul DeBruce, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

To learn more, click here and here.