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.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

ArtReach Session 2: Historical Art

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Ages 6–8: 10:30 a.m.–noon, Ages 9–12: 1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | Reservations required

Kemper Museum offers free workshops that allow children with and without special needs to create art together, in collaboration with the Center for Child Health and Development at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The objective of ArtReach is to provide opportunities for self-expression and communication through the visual arts. Each hands-on workshop is designed for a particular age group and relates to specific works of art on view. 

Participants learn how to work with different media and gain knowledge of elements of art while being introduced to a specific artist’s art and inspiration, then create an original work of art based on the skills learned in the workshop. All materials provided.

Session 2: Historical Art
After discovering a collection of photographs of Chinese women from the 1800s and early 1900s, the artist Hung Liu began using these historical images in her paintings. In this ArtReach workshop, participants will explore the dynamic artwork of Hung Liu and create their own mixed media art that combines historical photography with other art materials!

RSVP on Eventbrite for Ages 6–8:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artreach-session-2-historical-art-ages-68-t...

RSVP on Eventbrite for Ages 9–12:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artreach-session-2-historical-art-ages-912-...

Friday, September 28, 2018

Homeschool Art Day

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
FREE

The Nelson-Atkins Museum and Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art are joining forces for an amazing Homeschool Art Day! Drop-in to explore and create art inspired by the theme Myths, Legends, and Stories. All materials will be provided.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

ArtReach Session 3: Miniature Vessels

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Ages 6–8: 10:30 a.m.–noon, Ages 9–12: 1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | Reservations required

Kemper Museum offers free workshops that allow children with and without special needs to create art together, in collaboration with the Center for Child Health and Development at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The objective of ArtReach is to provide opportunities for self-expression and communication through the visual arts. Each hands-on workshop is designed for a particular age group and relates to specific works of art on view. 

Participants learn how to work with different media and gain knowledge of elements of art while being introduced to a specific artist’s art and inspiration, then create an original work of art based on the skills learned in the workshop. All materials provided.

Session 3: Miniature Vessels
The artist Kathy Butterly creates miniature colorful ceramic vessels. After exploring Butterly’s delicate and detailed work, ArtReach workshop participants will experiment with creating their own unique tiny clay artworks!

RSVP on Eventbrite for Ages 6–8:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artreach-session-3-miniature-vessels-ages-6...

RSVP on Eventbrite for Ages 9–12:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artreach-session-3-miniature-vessels-ages-9...