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Asian Cultures in Kansas City
An Asian Experience in Kansas City
Kansas City has an active Asian population with events and celebrations all through the year. What Kansas City doesn't have is a "Chinatown"t; or even one neighborhood where you can go to find Asian businesses or events. But they can be found if you know where to look.
We have the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum which has a very fine collection of Asian Art, the annual Dragon Boat Races, Japan Festival, and Ethnic Festival along with many various holiday celebrations.
On this page you'll find a few clues to help you discover a few gems.
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Chinese Brush and Ink
This Chinese Brush and Ink set is designed for people who want to have good materials for Chinese calligraphy.
These paper umbrellas are brimming with a distinctive Asian design flavor. 35-inch canopy diameter.
Links To Kansas City's Japanes Culture
- KCJAS.ORG | Heart of America Japan-America Society
The Heart of America Japan-America Society comes together in the Kansas City area working towards the understanding and the improvement of relationships between the United States and Japan. The purpose of this site is to inform members and guests of
- Japan Council of Greater Kansas City
The Japan Council of Greater Kansas City was founded in 2004 to foster communication and cooperation among Kansas City's Japan-related organizations, promote cultural events, and provide support to member organizations upon the closing of the Consula
- Japan Council of Greater Kansas City Organizations
A list of a number of organizations in the Japan Council who facilitate activities related to cultural exchanges and education between America and Japan. Our goal for the council is to maintain communication and exchange volunteers for various activi
- Japan Club In Japanese Only
Japanese Language Website Purpose / Mission: Promote mutual friendship in Japanese and studying Japanese culture. * Meetings: Meetings held five to seven times per year, usually on a weekday evening. * Main Activities: Picnic, public performance (eve
- Naka-Kon Anime Convention
Kansas City, Missouri's Premier Anime Convention
Asian Galeries At The Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Chinese Art Collection
Chinese Art Collection Since it opened in 1933, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has actively collected, preserved, studied and exhibited works of Chinese art. Even before the Museum was built, its benefactors planned to include in it the first major
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Japanese Art Collection
Japanese Art Collection The Japanese collection contains more than 2,000 works of art ranging from the 10th century B.C.E. to the early 20th century. The strength of the collection lies in the number and quality of its folding paper screens, an art
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | South & Southeast Asian Collection
South & Southeast Asian Art Collection The Museum's collection of South and Southeast Asian art is considered among the important collections in America, in company with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Met
Kuan Yin -- Nelson Atkins Museum
Kuan Yin in Chinese Temple -- Nelson Atkins Museum
Landscapes East / Landscapes West - Past Exhibit
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | What images or words come to mind when you think of landscapes?
Representing Nature from Mount Fuji to Canyon de Chelly Location: Nelson-Atkins Building, Gallery 222 | admission is Free.
My Photos Of Asian Cultures In Kansas CityClick thumbnail to view full-size
Links To Kansas City's Chinese Culture
Links To More Of Kansas City's Asian Culture
Taiwanese Association of America Greater Kansas City Chapter
- Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Kansas City
Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Kansas City
- East Asian Library, University of Kansas
East Asian Library, University of Kansas
- Edgar Parks Snow (1905-1972) Papers
University Archives From Vagabond to Journalist: Edgar Snow in Asia, 1928-1941
Kansas City's Asian Sister Cities
Cultural Exchange with Cities in Asia
Sister Cities United for International Peace and Friendship
A five-year network initiative
Kansas City has Sister Cities in Japan, China and Taiwan
Tainan City, Taiwan
X'ian , China
Kurashiki , Japan
Asian American Gifts
Charlie Rose - 50th Anniversary of the Asia Society -
- Charlie Rose - 50th Anniversary of the Asia Society -
An hour at the Asia Society with philanthropist and art collector David Rockefeller and the president of the Asia Society, Vishakha Desai. ... all David Rockefeller's brother, John D. Rockefeller III, founded the Asia Society in 1956.
Kansas City Lunar New Year Festival - Photos by A BatesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Dragon Boat Races - Country Club Plaza
Dragon Boat Festival
in Kansas City
Annual Dragon Boat Festival at Brush Creek, Country Club Plaza on Saturday, June 11, 2011
" Anyone who sees a dragon boat won't forget it. Painted in bright colors, with heads that feature bulging eyes and bright-white fangs, they are to ordinary boats what a centipede is to a beetle - 40 feet long and 650 to 1,300 pounds, dragon boats require 20 paddlers, plus a drummer and a steersman.
But they fly through the water, if a team achieves the synchronicity borne of many hours of practice. "
Ethnic Enrichment Festival - in Kansas City
The Commission, with membership from 66 countries and ethnic groups, fosters understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity in the greater Kansas City area. With Kansas City and Missouri Parks and Recreation, the Commission hosts an annual festival in Swope Park each August.
- Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City - Missouri
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