The Hall Family Foundation is a private philanthropic organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of human life. Programs that enrich the community, help people and promote excellence are considered to be of prime importance. The Foundation views its primary function as that of a catalyst. It seeks to be responsive to programs that are innovative, yet strive to create permanent solutions to community needs in the Greater Kansas City area.

What's New
December 6, 2019

A Remarkable Daguerreotype Was Recently Acquired by the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City

BY BRIGIT KATZ, SMITHSONIANMAG.COM In the mid-19th century, a Georgia plantation owner posed for a photograph alongside a group of enslaved African-Americans. Three of the men tote large baskets of...
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November 25, 2019

Bill Hall to Retire

Bill Hall, longtime president of the Hall Family Foundation and assistant to the chairman of Hallmark Cards, has announced his decision to retire in 2020. “As president of the Hall...
What's New
October 23, 2019

This Wall Was Made for Walking

BY MARK GARDINER, THE NEW YORK TIMES KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are walls — and then there are walls. Some, like the one that separated East and West Berlin,...
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March 29, 2019

Artist Andy Goldsworthy’s Walking Wall installation at the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park

BY LAURA SPENCER, KCUR 89.3 In early March, a new wall started snaking its way through the grass just east of the Bloch Building at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art....