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Kansas City Art Institute – Janet K. Meyer Miller Terrace

The dedication of the new Janet K. Meyer Miller terrace was held on September 25th at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald

6 - Moriartys and Birds
Lucille Moriarty, Mary Kate Bird, Dr. Patrick Moriarty, and Deborah Bird
10 - Maslan, Tivol, Fields
Dr. Mark Maslan and Cathy Tivol Maslan with Michael Fields 
9 - Holland and McDowell
Karen Holland and Steve McDowell
5 - Brents and Steinberg
Kathy Brents and Julia Steinberg
8 - Rymers and Wewers
Helen Wewers with Drs. Rob and Marilyn Rymer



Fountains In Our Town – The Children’s Fountain

Anita B. Gorman, a resident of the Northland, became the first woman to be a member of the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners in 1979. She…

Empowering Women By Anne Potter Russ

Finding employment and keeping employment are challenging enough tasks. When women in our community add in the stress of starting a new business or trying to navigate the repercussions of…

Fountains In Our Town – William Volker Memorial Fountain

William Volker was born in 1859 in Germany. He came with his family to the United States in 1871, and he settled in Kansas City in 1882. A newspaper advertisement…

Art Scene – Onnissia

Twenty-seven-year-old Onnissia (pronounced oh nee see yuh), born in South Central Los Angeles, became interested in art when she was seven years old. “I was told by everyone that I…