Post-Crosby, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art looks to the future
BY ALICE THORSON - THE KANSAS CITY STAR
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art marks its 20th anniversary this year, but the celebration is bittersweet.
R. Crosby Kemper, the banker and civic leader who put the museum in motion with co-founder Bebe Kemper, died eight months ago, raising questions in the arts community about the museum’s future. Is there funding — and a commitment from his children — for the museum to continue?