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Your friendly Midwestern neighborhood art museum with everything from Ancient to Contemporary. Tweets by Emily Black, Melissa Kleindl & Adrianne Russell.

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Important retrieval info for 'Forever' Cup recipients! Claim your Cup: January 5th – 9th, during regular Museum hours.

In order to claim your Cup, bring your copy of the Deed to Gallery L8. (If you have misplaced your Deed, please bring a print out of this email, as it will help us locate your Deed for countersignature.)

If you cannot pick up your Cup, please send a representative on your behalf (with your Deed).

*Works not claimed by the close of business January 9th, 2011 will be, without exception, considered abandoned property.*

As an on-going part of Forever, we hope you further participate in the exhibition by posting your images or comments describing why you wanted to be an owner and how you value and care for your Cup at: http://bit.ly/dUQVAL

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Week 2 of Mobile Guide Contest! Question: This work of art was inspired by these lines penned by poet Marion Manville Pope: “The trail is lost, the path is hid, and winds that blow from out the ages sweep me on to that chill borderland where Time’s spent sands engulf lost people and lost trails.”

Bonus points for describing how your answer relates to one of our current exhibitions – think Romance!

First to post the correct answer will win a Mobile Guide T-Shirt. All answers found at www.naguide.org from your Smartphone, desktop computer or check-out a Free iPod Touch from the Bloch Lobby front desk!

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Mobile Guide Contest begins today! Be the first to post the correct answer and win a sweet Mobile Guide t-shirt. All answers can be found at www.naguide.org from your Smartphone or desktop computer!

Question: What’s the audio guide number, artist and title of the art object that will make you rethink your Ray-Ban sunglasses?

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Are you ready for some football? The Chiefs are playing Monday Night Football and we've got team spirit. Go KC!

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Last quiz clue! Win two free tickets to Edward Steichen- In high Fashion: This icon of American film was married to Douglas Fairbanks from 1929 to 1933. Her influential forty-year career spanned the silent movie era to the 1960s.

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Steichen Quiz! First right answer gets 2 exhibition tickets, good through May 30. Clue 1: This legendary composer wrote most of his songs with his brother, Ira, as lyricist.

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Congrats to who correctly identified today's glamorous celeb: Katharine Hepburn!

More Steichen quiz tomorrow!

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Steichen Quiz Question #3! First right answer wins 2 free exhibition tickets, good until May 30. Clue 1: This Hollywood icon began her legendary career in the movies in 1932, when she starred with John Barrymore.

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Congrats for correctly identifying yesterday's featured celeb: Amelia Earhart. Next quiz question coming very soon!

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Steichen Quiz Question 2! First right answer wins 2 exhibition tickets, good until May 30.
Clue 1: This local girl broke many records for doing something not many women did in her day.

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Congrat Joann! She correctly identified today's mystery man: Gary Cooper. See his photograph and others in the 'Steichen: In High Fashion' photo exhibition!

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Steichen Quiz! First right answer wins 2 exhibition tickets, good until May 30.
Clue 1: This Hollywood heartthrob began his career in 1925 playing cowboys.

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Even Shuttlecocks need some mud therapy.

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Quiz #4: Where's this circular sculp.? 1st correct tweet wins 2 tickets to Magnificent Gifts for the 75th

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Quiz Day #3 answer: Column Capitals in Kirkwood Hall.

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Quiz Day #3: Identify this “long-standing” object at the Nelson-Atkins.

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The full photo for yesterday's quiz. The answer was Mary Atkins crest from the Atkins stairwell.

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Twitpic Quiz photo #1: Retaining wall on East side of Museum along Rockhill Road.

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