October 14, 2012
Donors From All Walks of Life Made Mo. Arts Center Possible
The 2012 Philanthropy 400
The shimmering glass face on the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is designed to send a clear message to Kansas City’s residents that it’s not an institution only for the city’s movers and shakers.
“The board wanted people to be able to look inside and see what is going on,” says Jane Chu, the Kauffman Center’s chief executive. “We didn’t want to be elitist and closed.”
That same communitywide approach was a key to