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Discover KC's renowned art scene with some of the city's most highly lauded venues, galleries and more.

Favorite Art Museum

Winner: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Runners Up: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Favorite Art Gallery

Winner: Leopold Gallery

Runners Up: Blue Gallery, Weinberger Fine Art

Favorite Mural

Winner: Buck O'Neil Mural (18th & Vine)

Runners Up: Kansas City I'm So in Love, Raised Royal Mural (SW Blvd.)

Favorite Performing Arts Group

Winner: Kansas City Symphony

Runners Up: Kansas City Ballet, Quixotic

Favorite Nightlife Spot

Winner: Knuckleheads Saloon

Runners Up: Green Lady Lounge, Mosaic Ultra Lounge

Favorite Concert/Live Music Venue

Winner: Starlight Theatre

Runners Up: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Sprint Center

Favorite Jazz Venue

Winner: The Blue Room

Runners Up: Green Lady Lounge, The Phoenix

Favorite Casino

Winner: Ameristar Casino

Runners Up: Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

Favorite Gay Bar

Winner: Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille

Runners Up: Bistro 303, Missie B's

Visitors' Choice Awards

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Thousands of votes were cast to help decide the winners of the 2017 Visitors’ Choice Awards, where visitors selected their favorites in Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, Attractions, Sports & Recreation, Special Events, Shopping, Accommodations, and Overall Best of Kansas City.

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