Wichita Art Museum

Local nameWichita Art Museum
LocationWichita, Kansas, United States

The Wichita Art Museum is an art museum located in Wichita, Kansas, United States.The museum was established in 1915, when Louise Caldwell Murdock’s Will which created a trust to start the Roland P. Murdock Collection of art in memory of her husband. The trust would purchase art for the City of Wichita by “American painters, potters, sculptors, and textile weavers.” The collection includes works by Mary Cassatt, Arthur G. Dove, Thomas Eakins, Robert Henri, Douglas Abdell, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, John Marin, Paul Meltsner, Horace Pippin, Maurice Prendergast, Albert Pinkham Ryder and Charles Sheeler. The Museum's lobby features a ceiling and chandelier made by Dale Chihuly.

The museum opened in 1935 with art borrowed from other museums. The first work in the Murdock Collection was purchased in 1939. Mrs.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wichita_Art_Museum

Official website http://wichitaartmuseum.org/

Phone +1 316 268 4921

Address 1400 W. Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203, USA

Coordinates 37°41'41.784" N -97°21'22.939" E

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