• The Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.


  1. Water: Access, Supply, and Sustainability

    October 27, 7:00 pm - October 29, 8:30 pm
  2. How Do I Become a Rocket Scientist?

    November 20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Kansas City Invention Convention

    April 17, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Olaf Recktenwald

(Travel Fellow, 2020-21)
Olaf Recktenwald

Olaf Recktenwald

Travel Fellow

The Pop-Up Diagram: Thomas Malton’s A Compleat Treatise on Perspective

Olaf Recktenwald received his PhD from McGill University. His doctoral research explored the architecture of eighteenth-century German rococo engravings. At the Library he will investigate developments in British architectural treatises of the same era.