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​.


Tuesday, July 20, 2021

TOTs on Tuesday

Kemper Museum
10:30–11:30 a.m.
FREE | Ages 3–5 | Registration required

TOTs on Tuesday is back at the museum (with safety precautions) for the summer! Sing songs, read books, explore art, and make your own art with a Kemper Museum educator and Kansas City librarian. Each TOTs on Tuesday session will be held outdoors. 

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Outdoor Art Talk

Kemper Museum
10:15 a.m.
FREE | All Ages | Registration required

Outdoor Art Talks guide visitors around the Kemper Museum's extraordinary building and into conversation about the large-scale sculptures on the grounds. Highlighting stories about architecture and public art, docents encourage visitors of all ages to consider how they relate to their surroundings.

Registration is required but does not guarantee entry for these limited-capacity tours. Tour access is granted on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive 5 minutes early and meet at the covered drive in front of the museum.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Summer Camp Kemper: Interactive Art

Kemper Museum
10 a.m.–12 p.m. each day
FREE | Ages 6–12 | Registration required

Camp Kemper is a three-day art camp for kids ages 6–12. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer creates interactive art, or art that involves participation from the viewers. His installation Pulse Topology is activated by pulse sensors that read the heartbeats of visitors. After experiencing Lozano-Hemmer’s light installation, campers will create their own interactive art projects. Camp sessions will take place at Kemper Museum. Participants must wear masks while indoors and practice social distancing.

This session has reached capacity.

 

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Pulse of Life: Midwest Transplant Network Panel

Kemper Museum
6–7 p.m.
FREE | All Ages | Registration required

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse Topology gives us a unique look at the natural beauty of the heartbeat and the art it creates in much the same way organ, eye, and tissue donation grants the continuation of this beauty through transplantation.

Join Midwest Transplant Network and Kemper Museum for a panel discussion focusing on the beauty of organ, eye, and tissue donation. 

To learn more about organ, eye and tissue donation and join the registry, visit ShareLifeMidwest.com.

This hybrid program will accommodate a limited number of visitors onsite and will be broadcast live on Zoom and YouTube. 

Register below for the in-person event. 

Pulse of Life: VIRTUAL Midwest Transplant Network Panel

Kemper Museum
6–7 p.m.
FREE | All Ages | Registration required

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse Topology gives us a unique look at the natural beauty of the heartbeat and the art it creates in much the same way organ, eye, and tissue donation grants the continuation of this beauty through transplantation.

Join Midwest Transplant Network and Kemper Museum for a panel discussion focusing on the beauty of organ, eye, and tissue donation. 

To learn more about organ, eye and tissue donation and join the registry, visit ShareLifeMidwest.com.

This hybrid program will accommodate a limited number of visitors onsite and will be broadcast live on Zoom and YouTube. 

Register below for the virtual event.