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.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tours: The Artist’s Eye

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
2:00–3:30 p.m.

Join us for coffee and a tour of the exhibition Worlds Otherwise Hidden. Artist and KCAI Associate Professor Diana Heise guides us through her own filmmaking process, reflecting on interactions between history, memory, place, and various connections with the themes and imagery found in Worlds Otherwise Hidden. This tour will begin with a brief presentation in the Meeting Room.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Guided Meditation: Inner Panorama

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

Laura Frank of Inner Space Yoga directs a series of guided meditation and sound healing experiences inside Kemper Museum galleries. Participants will be led into the dreamy and deeply restorative state of consciousness between awake and asleep with the use of guided meditation, qigong, breathing instruction, and sound healing. A small number of blankets and mats will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if possible. No experience necessary. Space is limited.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

ArtReach Workshop: Session 5 – Create and Curate

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

In this ArtReach workshop, participants will become museum curators! After exploring modern and contemporary artwork throughout Kemper Museum, and learning about how to select and display artwork in an exhibition, participants will create miniature pieces of art to display in their own miniature art exhibition!

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A collaborative project between Kemper Museum and the University of Kansas Medical Center, ArtReach workshops allow children with and without special needs to create art together. Each hands-on workshop is inspired by artwork on view in the Museum.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Tours: Conversation

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
2:00–3:30 p.m.

Join us for coffee and a tour of the exhibition Worlds Otherwise Hidden. Dan Cameron, artistic director of Open Spaces: A Kansas City Art Experience, discusses the work of artists in Worlds Otherwise Hidden and connections to performative aspects of their careers that will appear in Open Spaces.

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