May 31, 2024
Randy Williams
Impressions of the Kansas City Art Institute


Presentation overview:

Kansas City Art Institute - KC’s Hidden Gem

The Kansas City Art Institute was established in 1885 and is the oldest arts organization in Kansas City. Come and learn about the history of this cultural institution and how this thriving private college continues to leave a lasting impression on the art and design community both locally and nationally.


Biography: (feel free to edit this down as needed)

Randy Williams is the Associate Vice President of Corporate and Community Partnerships for the Kansas City Art Institute. He is instrumental in fostering relationships between the college and business community to develop partnerships and implement initiatives to enhance the institute's visibility and impact in the broader community. This includes working with the KCAI Professional Practice Center and student internships programs. He represents the college on the board of directors for both Midtown KC Now and the Downtown Council’s Art in the Loop Foundation.

Randy is a graduate of the Civic Council’s Kansas City Tomorrow program and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication and Public Relations from the University of Central Missouri. In his spare time, Randy enjoys water skiing and playing percussion with the Heritage Philharmonic, eastern Jackson County’s community orchestra.