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Kansas City Art Institute
4415 Warwick Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64111
The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a private, independent, four-year college of fine arts and design in Kansas City, Missouri. It has about 75 faculty members and some 600 students. KCAI offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, in which a comprehensive liberal arts program is complemented by emphasis in one of the following studio majors: Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Media, Fiber, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography & New Media, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
Notable alumni include science-fiction/fantasy/mystery author William F. Nolan. Animator Walt Disney attended classes at KCAI as a child. Actor Dennis Hopper attended classes during high school.
Library access: The Jannes Library is open to the public. Guests may read books and journals within the library. Patrons of libraries in the MOBIUS consortium can use their library cards to borrow books. Alumni and employees of local arts organizations may apply for borrowing privileges.
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