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.


Please note: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City, Missouri) is temporarily closed to support Kansas City’s effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to learn more.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Scavenger Saturday: Google Arts & Culture Edition

At-Home Activity
All day
FREE | All ages | Registration required

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Receive all the clues for a self-guided scavenger hunt to take an “ART-astic” adventure on Google Arts and Culture. 

Register by August 7 to receive a FREE art-making activity by mail, inspired by the theme of the hunt (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).

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

TOTs on Tuesday

At-Home Activity | 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 August 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.)

Friday, August 28, 2020

Mystery Art Challenge

At-Home Activity | Instagram Live
1:00 p.m. (virtual)
FREE | All ages | Registration required

Inspired by artworks such as In Praise of Prairie Dogs by Judy Chicago and Spider by Louise Bourgeois, this month take part in a special animal-themed art challenge!

Register by August 15 to receive your free mystery package by mail filled with unknown art materials (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). Then, either by yourself or with friends and family you live with, use only the materials in the mystery package to create your own piece of animal artwork! 
 
Tune in on Friday, August 28 at 1:00 p.m. on Instagram Live to see what ideas others in the community come up with ––and then help us create an Instagram art gallery at #kemperartchallenge featuring all your creations!