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The Giant Ice Age Mammals that Roamed Throughout the Greater Kansas City Area and Beyond

Presented by The Box Gallery at The Box Gallery, Kansas City MO

Apr 04 2022
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Jun 24 2022
The Giant Ice Age Mammals that Roamed Throughout the Greater Kansas City Area and Beyond presented by The Box Gallery at The Box Gallery, Kansas City MO

A Scene on the Country Club Plaza during the Ice Age. Illustration by Melissa Dehner, HoneyBee Creative copyright2022

The Giant Ice Age Mammals the Roamed Throughout the Greater Kansas City Area and Beyond, April 4 – June 24, 2022, Open: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. The Box Gallery, 1000 Walnut, inside the Commerce Bank Building. Free and open to the pubic.

During the Ice Age, giant mammals dominated the landscape of what is now Kansas City. Most became extinct about 10,000 years ago, and only some are represented today by descendants of diminutive size. This exhibit compares skeletal remains of the Ice Age giants with their modern day relatives. Visitors will learn about the giant ground sloth, woolly mammoth, mastodon, giant beaver and the saber-toothed cat — Ice Age giants of our KC area.  The exhibit was created by Dr. Richard J. Gentile,

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ADMISSION INFO

The Box Gallery is always free and open to the public.

Opening Reception events are free and open to the public.

Family Friendly.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Opening Reception event on Thursday, April 14, 2022, 11:30am-1:00pm.

Pop-in over the lunch-hour to view the exhibit and meet the exhibit organizer, Dr. Richard J. Gentile, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri – Kansas City.  Ask questions about local fossils and Ice Age giants!

The event is free and open to the public. Family friendly. Free parking validation is available for the Commerce Bank Building Garage at 1025 Main, at the Security desk.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Box Gallery

Commerce Bank Building, 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 211, Kansas City, MO 64106

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PARKING INFO

Free parking validation is available for all visitors to The Box Gallery.  Please park in the Commerce Bank Building Parking Garage at 1025 Main Street.  Once parked, enter the main building on the 2nd floor.  Bring your parking ticket in and request a validation sticker at the Security office window located at the west end of the Arcade.

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