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Saturday, February 28

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Friday, March 6

Ages 5–12
1:00–3:00 p.m.

Fine Art Friday: Art & Tour for Homeschool Students
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join us for hands-on art making inspired by works of art in the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, followed by a docent-guided tour. Fine Art Friday for homeschoolers is designed to be an interactive experience that encourages students to examine objects and ideas through observation, discussion and activities. Drop-in. No registration necessary.


Saturday, March 7

Ages 6–8, 11:00a.m.–12:30p.m.

Ages 9–12, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtReach Spring 2015: Portrait Pop Up
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The work of Aime Mpane will be introduced from the exhibition, Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Students will create textured portraits experimenting with yarn, modeling clay, and recyled objects.


Saturday, March 7

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Friday, March 13

5:00 p.m. Cash bar

6:00 Artist talk

Artist Talk: Xaviera Simmons
Kemper Museum | Free

New York–based artist Xaviera Simmons presents a range of her multimedia projects including one of her most recent works, Number 16 (2013), featured in a solo exhibition at the Kemper Museum in the Barbara and Paul Uhlmann Gallery.


Saturday, March 14

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Tuesday, March 17

Ages 7–11
10:00 a.m.–noon

Spring Break Camp Kemper: Art Meltdown
Kemper Museum | Free, Registration Required

Do you love Camp Kemper in the summer? What about during Spring Break? For the first time ever, the Museum is offering a fun, creative, and free three-day camp with activities inspired by the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Campers explore the galleries and create a unique work of art each day. Early registration is available to Museum members through January 30. Open registration begins February 1.

Camp Kemper is now full. You can be added to the waiting list by emailing reservations@kemperart.org.



Tuesday, March 17

Ages 3-5
11:00 a.m.–noon

Tots on Tuesday
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Story-time, songs, art inspired conversation, and hands-on art making led by a librarian and museum educator.



Wednesday, March 18

Ages 7–11
10:00 a.m.–noon

Spring Break Camp Kemper: Art Meltdown
Kemper Museum | Free, Registration Required

Do you love Camp Kemper in the summer? What about during Spring Break? For the first time ever, the Museum is offering a fun, creative, and free three-day camp with activities inspired by the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Campers explore the galleries and create a unique work of art each day. Early registration is available to Museum members through January 30. Open registration begins February 1.

Camp Kemper is now full. You can be added to the waiting list by emailing reservations@kemperart.org.



Thursday, March 19

Ages 7–11
10:00 a.m.–noon

Spring Break Camp Kemper: Art Meltdown
Kemper Museum | Free, Registration Required

Do you love Camp Kemper in the summer? What about during Spring Break? For the first time ever, the Museum is offering a fun, creative, and free three-day camp with activities inspired by the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Campers explore the galleries and create a unique work of art each day. Early registration is available to Museum members through January 30. Open registration begins February 1.

Camp Kemper is now full. You can be added to the waiting list by emailing reservations@kemperart.org.



Saturday, March 21

Ages 5-13
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Scavenger Saturdays for Families
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Children and adults can look together at works of art in the Museum's galleries. After completing a self-guided activity, kids will receive a free take-home art project. Scavenger Saturdays take place on every third Saturday of the month.

Discover something new about art at the Kemper Museum. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure.



Saturday, March 21

Ages 6–8, 11:00a.m.–12:30p.m.

Ages 9–12, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtReach Spring 2015: Outside the Box
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The art of Susanne Kuhn will be discussed and compared to other interesting works in the Museum. Students will create works combining geometric lines with figural forms using colored tape, patterned paper, and art markers.


Saturday, March 21

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Sunday, March 22

1:00 p.m.

Sunday Cinema: Piece by Piece — Herb & Dorothy (Director Megumi Sasaki, 2008, 87 min.)
Kemper Museum | Free

Herb & Dorothy tells the extraordinary tale of Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a seemingly ordinary couple who filled their humble one-bedroom New York apartment with more than 4,000 works of art over a 45-year period.


Saturday, March 28

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Friday, April 3

Ages 5–12
1:00–3:00 p.m.

Fine Art Friday: Art & Tour for Homeschool Students
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join us for hands-on art making inspired by works of art in the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, followed by a docent-guided tour. Fine Art Friday for homeschoolers is designed to be an interactive experience that encourages students to examine objects and ideas through observation, discussion and activities. Drop-in. No registration necessary.


Saturday, April 4

Ages 6–8, 11:00a.m.–12:30p.m.

Ages 9–12, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtReach Spring 2015: Scenic Views
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The work of Mickalene Thomas will be revealed and considered from the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Students will create layered landscape compositions with rhinestones, fabrics, and magazine clippings.


Saturday, April 4

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Saturday, April 11

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Sunday, April 12

Ages 6–8, 11:00a.m.–12:30p.m.

Ages 9–12, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtReach Spring 2015: Color Wash
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The work of Jen Stark will be explored from the exhibition, Piece by Piece: Building a Collection. Students will create overlapping gradations of color using paint sticks on canvas paper.


Saturday, April 18

Ages 5-13
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Scavenger Saturdays for Families
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Children and adults can look together at works of art in the Museum's galleries. After completing a self-guided activity, kids will receive a free take-home art project. Scavenger Saturdays take place on every third Saturday of the month.

Discover something new about art at the Kemper Museum. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure.



Saturday, April 18

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Sunday, April 19

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Reading Reptile Stories & Art
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The Reading Reptile has been a purveyor and promoter of children’s books in Kansas City for over 25 years and has brought children and books together, emphasizing the joy and importance of reading. Join us for a fun family story-time and art-making activity celebrating the modern children’s book as a vital and evolving art form in American culture. Drop-in. No registration necessary. Open to all ages.


Tuesday, April 21

Ages 3-5
11:00 a.m.–noon

Tots on Tuesday
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Story-time, songs, art inspired conversation, and hands-on art making led by a librarian and museum educator.



Saturday, April 25

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Sunday, April 26

1:00 p.m.

Sunday Cinema: Piece by Piece — Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe
(Director James Crump, 2007, 77 min.)

Kemper Museum | Free

This documentary chronicles the contributions of curator Sam Wagstaff and his relationships with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and musician/poet Patti Smith.


Friday, May 1

Ages 5–12
1:00–3:00 p.m.

Fine Art Friday: Art & Tour for Homeschool Students
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join us for hands-on art making inspired by works of art in the exhibition Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, followed by a docent-guided tour. Fine Art Friday for homeschoolers is designed to be an interactive experience that encourages students to examine objects and ideas through observation, discussion and activities. Drop-in. No registration necessary.


Saturday, May 2

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Sunday, May 3

Ages 6–8, 11:00a.m.–12:30p.m.

Ages 9–12, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

ArtReach Spring 2015: Walk in the Park
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

The work of Lois Dodd will be introduced and explored. Students will create a plein-air painting with acrylics and canvas.


Saturday, May 9

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Saturday, May 16

Ages 5-13
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Scavenger Saturdays for Families
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Children and adults can look together at works of art in the Museum's galleries. After completing a self-guided activity, kids will receive a free take-home art project. Scavenger Saturdays take place on every third Saturday of the month.

Discover something new about art at the Kemper Museum. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure.



Saturday, May 16

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Tuesday, May 19

Ages 3-5
11:00 a.m.–noon

Tots on Tuesday
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Story-time, songs, art inspired conversation, and hands-on art making led by a librarian and museum educator.



Saturday, May 23

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.


Saturday, May 30

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Gallery Conversations Drop-in Tour
Kemper Museum | Free, No Registration Required

Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. These tours serve as our only "drop in" opportunity to have a guided tour each week.