Nettie Wells, a Kansas City girl who grew up in the 19th century, created a miniature fantasy world within the dollhouse her father built for her. More than a century late, Nettie’s dollhouse is like a telescope that allows us to see into the past. Learn more about Nettie during a first-person performance and enjoy an activity afterwards.
While the museum was closed for renovations, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presented a selection of room settings, ceramics, furniture, and silver from T/m’s fine-scale miniature collection. Some of the miniatures featured were replicas of works in the permanent collection of the Nelson-Atkins.
Antiques Roadshow host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Marshall Martin visited The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures and gave two of our dollhouses their moment in the spotlight. Don’t miss Kansas City, Hour 2 of Antiques Roadshow at 8/7c!