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, lectures, concerts, workshops for aspiring artists of all ages, and other creative programs designed to both entertain and challenge.

Programming is generously supported by the Jack and Karen Holland Visiting Artist Program​.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

January Scavenger Hunt

Kemper Museum
Begins January 13
FREE | All ages

Kemper Museum’s monthly art scavenger hunt has returned to the Museum! Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art! During your visit to Kemper Museum, receive all the clues for a self-guided scavenger hunt to take an “ART-astic” adventure, and then take home an art activity kit inspired by the theme of the hunt. There will be a different scavenger hunt and take-home art kit each month. You do not have to register for this program, but please register for a free ticket to visit the Museum by clicking here.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Guided meditation with Sat Inder K. Khalsa

At-Home Activity | Zoom
7:00 p.m.
FREE | Registration required

In this virtual event hosted on Zoom with Sat Inder K. Khalsa of KC Kundalini Yoga, participants will be guided through meditation, qigong, breathing instruction, and sound healing. No experience necessary.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

TOTs on Tuesday

At Home | Zoom
10:30–11:30 a.m. (virtual)
FREE | Ages 3–5 | Registration required

TOTs on Tuesday is now virtual! Sing songs, read books, explore art, and make your own art with a Kemper Museum educator and a Kansas City librarian. Register by January 12 to receive by mail all the art materials necessary for this FREE event, along with the Zoom link to participate! (We'll follow up by email to confirm your address; please note: at this time, we can only mail packages to addresses in the United States.) 

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Sime Saturday

At Home | Zoom
1–3 p.m. (virtual)
FREE | All Ages | Registration required

As the exhibition, Elias Sime: Tightrope comes to an end, it’s time to celebrate his work with another art challenge! In collaboration with Scraps KC, we’ve put together a special art kit inspired by Sime’s artwork including reclaimed materials such as wire and computer parts. Register by January 20 to receive by mail one of these FREE art kits, and join us on Saturday, January 30 at 1:00 p.m. on Zoom to share your artwork and to see what others made with the materials. Then, help us create an Instagram art gallery at #simesaturday featuring all your creations!


Image credit: Elias Sime, Tightrope: Surface and Shadow 2, 2016, reclaimed electronic components and buttons on panel, 108 ⅝ x 204 ⅝ inches. Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio. © Elias Sime. Photo: Brian Pinkley