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Explore Kansas City culture in a new interactive online project by Google Arts & Culture

Today Google Arts & Culture launched Kansas City ––Google Arts & Culture’s first online exhibition exploring the culture of a single American city. The project brings together collections, stories and 360-degree tours from fifteen renowned Kansas City institutions, including Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, highlighting the history, people, and culture that make it the Heart of America.

Café Sebastienne Selected as Valentine’s Dinner Top Pick

Where to go for a romantic Valentine’s dinner? These 7 Kansas City spots fit the bill, including Café Sebastienne.

“Café Sebastienne is once again on solid footing with Mullins, formerly of Gram and Dun, at the helm. Mullins says he loves the change of pace (slower) and the ability to create and cook whatever he and his staff want.”

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Taste and See KC: Café Sebastienne

Ed Herman of Brown and Crouppen joined Kansas City Live co-host Crystal Lampitt for a visit to Café Sebastienne! They sat down with Chef Rick Mullins to discuss a few of the restaurant’s popular dishes and the inspiration behind the menu. 

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KC Healthy Kids honors Kemper Museum with 2019 Champions for Health Award

KC Healthy Kids has named Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art the 2019 recipient of their Champions for Health Award.

The award was established to recognize an individual or organization that has worked closely with KC Healthy Kids to make Kansas City a healthier place to live, work, learn, and play.

Museum Store Sunday

On Sunday, November 25, 2018, over 1,000 Museum Stores representing all fifty states, thirteen countries, and four continents will offer relaxing, inspired shopping inside your favorite museums and cultural institutions.  

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art will proudly be participating for the first time, launching a new program to extend visitors the opportunity to round-up their tax-free purchase amount as a gift to support the mission of Kemper Museum, and offering Museum members DOUBLE their discount storewide:

Café Sebastienne named 2018 Restaurant of the Year

Café Sebastienne has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence and voted "Restaurant of the Year" by the International Wine and Food Society (IWFS)-Kansas City Branch. 

HYPERALLERGIC Writes about Magnetic Fields Exhibition

According to the Kemper Museum, Magnetic Fields is the first museum exhibit in the US to show abstract artwork created exclusively by women of color.

Exhibition Coverage in KC Studio

21 Artists You Should Know

by Elisabeth Kirsch on June 30, 2017

Kemper Museum’s “Magnetic Fields” Exhibition Highlights Abstractions by Women Artists of Color

Paintings, sculpture and installations by some of the greatest artists you’ve never heard of are now on view at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. “Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today” is the first exhibit in the U.S. to show abstract artwork made exclusively by women artists of color.

New Kemper Museum App

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art announces a new museum app that can be downloaded to your personal cell phone or utilized as a mobile app through the Museum's free wifi. Developed in partnership with Cuseum (Boston, MA), Kemper Museum App is a new mobile app designed to offer self-guided tours of exhibitions and Kemper Museum Permanent Collection highlights that will enhance the visitor experience through the addition of video content and custom features to encourage user engagement. 

KC Magazine honors Café Sebastienne as Best Brunch in Kansas City