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Second Saturday Conversation: The Intersection of Art and Architecture

February 11, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Second Saturday Conversations feature interesting sci-tech and engineering topics in an informal setting. The programs are held in the Linda Hall Library Main Reading Room from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

The exhibition galleries and the William N. Deramus III Cosmology Theater are open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and parking. Reference, research, and circulation services are not available on Second Saturdays.

The program

Zahner is an engineering and metal fabrication firm specializing in complex metal forms and design.For 120 years, Zahner has pushed the limits of design through partnering with those who dare to boldly imagine the future. Our tagline, ‘The Intersection of Art & Architecture’ truly is our foundation. Zahner has partnered with such renowned architects as Frank Gehry, Antoine Predock and Thom Mayne and are the preferred fabricator for numerous artists focusing on large-scale metal artwork. Zahner projects can be found worldwide—North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Eric Steele, Director of Estimating at Zahner, will provide insights to some of their most fascinating projects and answer your questions.

Admission tickets

The event is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required. Doors open at 10:00 a.m.


Parking is free in Library parking lots and along the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd streets. The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. The Linda Hall Library is not affiliated with UMKC. Parking in all UMKC lots is by permit or meter. Doors open at 10:00 a.m.


February 11, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eric Ward
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Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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