Kemper Gala


Please save the date for

Kemper Gala 2021
Saturday, October 9, 2021
7 p.m.—Midnight

ARTBEAT is inspired by two of the exhibitions that will be on view during the event: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse Topology, a new immersive light and sound environment by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer featuring 3,000 light bulbs that pulse to the heartbeats of visitors and the 2021 Atrium Project installation comprised of three large-scale portraits of individuals connected to the salsa dance and music communities in Kansas City who artist Aliza Nisenbaum has been working with remotely since 2020. 

This is a PARTY! There are no speeches or auctions, just fantastic cuisine and surprising entertainment. PLUS, your patronage allows you to play an important role in ensuring access to world-class exhibitions of contemporary art and programs for all ages and abilities—all free of charge. 

Helen and Frank Wewers, Honorary Chairs
Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld, Co-Chair
Damian Lair, Co-Chair