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.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Mystery Art Challenge

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

Take part in a special art challenge inspired by Elias Sime’s use of e-waste! Register by July 5 to receive a free mystery box by mail filled with unknown art materials (we'll follow up by email to confirm your address). Then, either by yourself or with friends and family you live with, use only the materials in the mystery box to create a piece of art! 

Tune in on Friday, July 10, at 1:00 p.m. on Instagram Live to see what ideas we and others in the community come up with ––and then help us create an Instagram art gallery at #kemperartchallenge featuring all your creations!

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Scavenger Saturday: Kemper Museum App 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 the Kemper Museum App.

Register by July 14 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)

Tuesday, July 21, 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 going virtual! Sing songs, read books, explore art, and make your own art with a Kemper Museum educator and a Kansas City librarian. Register by July 14 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.)

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Summer Camp Kemper (July)

At-Home Activity | Zoom
July 28-30 | 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. each day (virtual)
FREE | Ages 6-12 | Registration required

Kemper Museum is hosting a FUN, FREE, VIRTUAL three-day summer art camp for kids ages 6–12 with projects and activities inspired by works on view  throughout the Museum, including the Museum's new exhibition, Elias Sime: Tightrope

All art materials will be shipped to participants at no cost, and camp sessions will take place on Zoom. Space is limited. 

Registration has now closed. Questions? Please email jthompson@kemperart.org