Event Calendar

Education is at the heart of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Throughout the year the Kemper Museum offers more than 60 educational programs free to the public. The Museum hosts performances, film and video series, lectures, concerts, children’s workshops, and other creative programs designed to both entertain and challenge.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

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 the Kemper Museum. The third Saturday of each month is Scavenger Saturday for families. Children with adults may pick up a self-guided activity at the Visitor Services Desk and follow the clues on this “ART-astic” adventure. When finished with the activity, children may pick up a take-home, art-making activity kit. No reservations are required.

Scavenger Saturday at the Kemper Museum are made possible with generous support from the R.A. Long Foundation.

Third Saturdays
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
FREE | All ages

No registration required

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Portrait Workshop: It’s All Relative (FULL)

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
1:00–3:00 p.m
FREE | (FULL) Ages 6 and up, with 6–12 accompanied by an adult

Bring a family member or friend and participate in an intergenerational workshop to explore contemporary portraiture. Create a portrait of someone you know well.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Film Screening: black enuf*"

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. screening
FREE | All Ages

With special guest Director Carrie Hawks
A queer oddball seeks approval from black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials and a family that “talks white.” The quest for undeniable acceptance of their racial identity takes Hawks from Missouri to New York and halfway around the world in the animated documentary black enuf* (22 min.). Join director Carrie Hawks for an informal discussion following the screening.

RSVP at Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-black-enuf-tickets-37552000043

Saturday, October 28, 2017

ArtReach: Session Three (Ages 6–8 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.) (Ages 9–12 1:00–3:00 p.m.)

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Ages 6–8 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ages 9–12 1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | Ages 6-8 and 9–12 | Email reservations@kemperart.org, registration will be limited to one workshop only per child.

Symbolic Art   

In her installation, the artist Firelei Baez incorporated hidden symbols from Africa, the Caribbean, and Kansas City to create a piece of art about America’s complex history. In this ArtReach workshop, participants will learn about, explore, and use symbols to create a mixed media piece of art that explores the relationship between Kansas City and other parts of the world.

Due to the popularity and high demand for ArtReach, and to be able to impact as many families as possible, registration will be limited to one workshop only per child.

Animation Workshop

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
1:00–3:00 p.m.
FREE | All Ages

Carrie Hawks, director of black enuf*, leads an informative and creative workshop on analog and digital animation for all ages. Bring your imagination and learn skills to produce 21st-century animation.

RSVP at Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/animation-workshop-tickets-37552118397