Event Calendar

Education is at the heart of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Throughout the year, Kemper Museum offers more than 60 educational programs free to the public.

The Museum hosts artist talks, performances, film and video series, lectures, concerts, workshops for aspiring artists of all ages, and other creative programs designed to both entertain and challenge.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Fine Art Friday

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
1:00-2:30 p.m.
FREE | Ages 6-12 | No registration required

Join a Kemper Museum educator and docent for interactive experiences in the Museum’s galleries that encourage students to explore art through observation, discussion, and activities. Fine Art Friday’s activities change monthly and are inspired by artwork in the Museum’s current exhibitions. This program is intended to supplement a Homeschooling curriculum.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Teen Studio Saturday

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

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!

December Theme: Myths and Legends 

Scavenger Saturday

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

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!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

TOTs on Tuesday

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
10:30-11:30 a.m.
FREE | Ages 3–5
 | No Registration Required

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!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Winter Camp Kemper

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
FREE | Ages 7-11

Taking place December 19–21, Kemper Museum hosts a fun FREE three-day art camp for kids ages 7–11 with activities inspired by Angela Dufresne: Making a Scene, the site-specific art installation Sweet On by artist Paul Henry Ramirez, and other works currently on view. Campers will let their imaginations take over as they explore mythology, fantasy, and humor to create their own contemporary artwork based on these themes. 

Members register first, beginning November 1. Open registration begins November 15. 

To register, contact Jessica Thompson-Lee at jthompson@kemperart.org or 816-457-6136. 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Guided Meditation Series: Inner Panorama

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
7:00–8:00 p.m.

A series of guided meditation and sound healing 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 blankets, yoga, mat, and small cushion or for meditation, if possible. No experience necessary. Space is limited.

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