Cultural Activities Near The Highlands North and South

One perk of living at Highlands North & South in Overland Park, Kansas is the Kansas City suburb offers an endless supply of cultural activities anyone can enjoy year round. The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a hub of Midwestern culture. From contemporary art to ballet, you will be immersed in culture living in Overland Park. Here are some of the cultural destinations in the area:

National Frontier Trails Museum: Built in 1989, the museum was constructed with the remaining parts of the Waggoner-Gates Mill, a small grist mill reduced to rubble during an explosion in 1967. The museum highlights the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails that led American expansion westward beginning in 1821.

Kansas City Symphony: Founded in 1982, the orchestra’s 80 full-time resident area musicians keep a 42-week schedule. The well-endowed symphony holds other performances with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet throughout the year.

National World War I Museum and Memorial: You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy a learning adventure at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. The educational spot holds the largest collection of World War I artifacts in the world. Watch the museum’s calendar for special events and programs open to the public.

Kansas City Ballet: A 28-member professional ballet company, founded in 1957, offers year-round recitals. Also, a community-based education program is on-site for quality training of future performers.

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art is an award-winning, nationally recognized modern art lover’s destination. More than 100,000 visitors flock to the 11 galleries spread throughout the two-story museum each year. Along with the art, it features a 200-seat auditorium, a cafe, and two classrooms.

Overland Park, Kansas offers this and much more. To learn more about the area and our apartment rentals, please contact us.

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