Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Frank Lloyd Wright of Scotland

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Frank Lloyd Wright of Scotland

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his designer wife, Margaret Macdonald, transformed buildings and interior architecture, turning from the claustrophobic stuffiness of Victorian clutter to elegant, simple, dramatic designs that have extraordinary contemporary appeal. Tony Jones, Nerman Family President at Kansas City Art Institute, tells the astonishing and rather tragic tale of Mackintosh’s work and life.

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Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curators

Join Benjamin Gross, VP for Research and Scholarship, and Eric Ward, VP for Public Programs, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for a curators gallery talk on the new exhibition, It’s Alive Frankenstein at 200: The Science Behind the Story.

How the Social Brain Builds Itself—But Sometimes Doesn’t: Genes, Experience, and the Biological Roots of Autism

How the Social Brain Builds Itself—But Sometimes Doesn’t: Genes, Experience, and the Biological Roots of Autism

The 16th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented by the Linda Hall Library in association with the Princeton Alumni Association of Kansas City, the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City.

We have reached our seating capacity for this event and we have closed the wait list.

If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.