Artist Dinner Series

Building on the history of unique culinary events hosted by Kemper Museum's Café Sebastienne under the direction of Executive Chef Rick Mullins, this remarkable dinner series returns for another year exploring the art and artists of our time.

Creating a collaborative, artist-inspired, multicourse menu for each event, this series follows significant exhibition openings throughout 2020.

February 7: Summer Wheat

Join us Friday, February 7, at 7:00 p.m. to kick-off the 2020 Artist Dinner Series with artist Summer Wheat. Her vibrantly colored paintings featured in the exhibition, Blood Sweat, and Tears, depict a community of heroic females doing the “heavy lifting and running things.”

Price: $125 per person ––SOLD OUT
*price includes drinks, dinner, and gratuity 

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Please let us know any dietary restrictions by emailing dschreiner@kemperart.org by January 29.

June 12: Elias Sime – POSTPONED

*NEW DATE TBD. Join us as the 2020 Artist Dinner Series continues with artist Elias Sime. Repurposing salvaged electronic components, such as circuits and keyboards, Sime's exhibition, Tightrope, recognizes the uneasy balance between the advances made possible by technology and the impact they have had on our humanity and environment.

Price: $125 per person 
*price includes drinks, dinner, and gratuity 

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Please let us know any dietary restrictions by emailing dschreiner@kemperart.org by June 3.

August 21: Joiri Manaya

Join us Friday, August 21, at 7:00 p.m. as the 2020 Artist Dinner Series features Atrium Project artist Joiri Manaya. Living between the United States and the Dominican Republic has made Minaya aware of her own difference and subjectivity depending on context. Her work meditates on representation, identity constructions, gender roles, migration and nature from a personal place.

Price: $125 per person 
*price includes drinks, dinner, and gratuity 

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Please let us know any dietary restrictions by emailing dschreiner@kemperart.org by August 12.

October 2: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Join us Friday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. as the 2020 Artist Dinner Series wraps up with artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Born in Mexico City, today he lives and works in Montréal, Canada. Recent exhibitions have included Sintonizador Fronterizo taking place in Ciudad Juárez, México & El Paso, Texas in 2019, and Pulse at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. in 2018.

Price: $125 per person 
*price includes drinks, dinner, and gratuity 

Click here to purchase your tickets to this event.

Please let us know any dietary restrictions by emailing dschreiner@kemperart.org by September 23.