New Additions to the Online Permanent Collection
New Hours at Kemper at the Crossroads
Beginning July 1, 2015, the Kemper at the Crossroads and Kemper East are extending each location's hours of operation in a response to the growing positive demand from the public. The new hours will be:
Kemper at the Crossroads
33 W. 19th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Wednesday—Thursday: 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.—9:00 p.m.
Saturday: noon—4:00 p.m.
200 E. 44th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Surprise artist talk by exhibition artist Andrew Erdos
Some opportunities are planned, while others may take you by surprise... both often abound at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. This past Wednesday was no exception. New York-based artist Andrew Erdos (pictured above) visited the Kemper Museum to see Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, an exhibition that featured one of his amazing works.
No Boundaries 2015 Teen Art Initiative
INITIATIVE OVERVIEW AND STUDENTS
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s No Boundaries Teen Art Initiative brings together elite, motivated students from the Kansas City community to EXPLORE, CREATE, and COLLABORATE. Participants will have the opportunity to:
Explore multiple art genres and mediums (all supplies provided).
Expand creative concepts
Practice the art of presentation and constructive critiques.
Learn from and work with visiting artists from the Kemper Museum exhibitions. Be mentored by three distinguished artist-educators.
Boys and Girls Club visits
All children, regardless of their circumstances, will have a shot at a bright, successful future right here in Kansas City. The long-term goal of the Clubs’ programs is to ensure members have the skills they need to graduate high school and pursue college, vocational training, or a career.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America worked with the Search Institute to identify five key elements that lead our youth down a path to success: