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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

TOTs on Tuesday

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
10:30–11:30 a.m.
FREE | Ages 3–5 | No registration required

Third Tuesday of Each Month
Sing songs, read books, explore art, and make your own art with a Kemper Museum educator and Kansas City librarian.

Featuring a different work of art each month!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Kansas City Songwriter Series: Mikal Shapiro

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
5:00–7:00 p.m.
FREE | Cash bar | No registration required

The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old material or new unfinished works, each week will be a different musical experience you won't want to miss!

Click here to check out the full series schedule.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Homeschool Day: Art + Nature

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
FREE | All Ages

As part of a collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum is hosting a Homeschool Day!

Drop in anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to make artwork inspired by the theme nature. 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Scavenger Saturday

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
FREE | All Ages | No registration required

Third Saturday of Each Month
Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum!

Pick up a self-guided activity at the Scavenger Saturday table in the Atrium and follow the clues to take an “ART-astic” adventure. Finish the hunt and pick up a take-home, artmaking activity kit. Scavenger Saturday activities change monthly and are inspired by artwork in the Museum’s current exhibitions. We'll see you there!

Teen Studio Saturday

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | Ages 13–18 | No registration required

Third Saturday of Each Month
Grab your friends and join us at Kemper Museum for Teen Studio Saturday! Explore modern and contemporary art, meet other talented teens, and experiment with materials used in visual art, fashion, slam poetry, and creative writing.

Projects and themes are created by the Kemper Teen Arts Council and change each month. All materials are provided and all teens are welcome!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Guided Meditation Series (September)

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
7:00–8:00 p.m.
FREE | Reservations Required

A special series hosted inside Kemper Museum galleries with Laura Frank of Inner Space Yoga, participants will be guided through meditation, qigong, breathing instruction, and sound healing. Some blankets will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat and small cushion, if possible.No experience necessary. Space is limited. 

RSVP on Eventbrite:
https://kempermuseum-meditation-sept.eventbrite.com

Kansas City Songwriter Series: Older Brother

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
5:00–7:00 p.m.
FREE | Cash bar | No registration required

The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old material or new unfinished works, each week will be a different musical experience you won't want to miss!

Click here to check out the full series schedule.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Teen Game Night

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
6:00–9:00 p.m.
FREE | Ages 13-18 | Reservations Required

Join the Kemper Teen Arts Council for our inaugural teen game night! Play different types of tabletop and card games in the Museum, while also exploring Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing and other exhibitions currently on display. Games and snacks provided.

RSVP on Eventbrite:
https://kempermuseum-teen-game-night.eventbrite.com

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Workshop: Boat Art

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | Ages 6 and up | Reservations Required

Boats are found throughout the exhibition Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing, and for the artist, boats symbolize themes such as travel, exploration, trade, migration, refugees, and tourism. Inspired by Hew Locke’s hanging boat installation, workshop participants will create their own piece of boat art. All materials provided. Space is limited.

To register, email Jessica Thompson-Lee at jthompson@kemperart.org.