COVID-19 Safety

COVID-19 Safety

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With the announcement of Kansas City's month-long Stay-at-Home order, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art will remain closed through Friday, April 24. This date may be revised by government authorities, so please continue to watch this space for further information.

We look forward to welcoming you to back to Kemper Museum soon!

Friday, March 13, 2020: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City, Missouri) is temporarily closed beginning Saturday, March 14, to support Kansas City’s effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time, all public programs and activities through Friday, April 3, are canceled or rescheduled. Please continue to watch the Museum website for more information.

Kemper Museum’s priority is to protect and support our visitors, staff, and volunteers, and we have been taking proactive precautionary measures to ensure public safety. While we do not have any confirmed cases connected to Kemper Museum, we must work to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our community, including minimizing gatherings while maintaining the cleanest environment possible. 

We look forward to welcoming our visitors, staff, and volunteers back to the Museum on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Thursday March 12, 2020: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is dedicated to being a safe and welcoming space every day for our visitors and staff. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following all public health recommendations from the experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and city and state authorities. We frequently clean and sanitize all public spaces and surfaces and remind everyone about the importance of handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, using hand sanitizers, and respecting personal space.

Kemper Museum is open and all programs are taking place as scheduled, unless otherwise noted on To help protect everyone’s health and well-being, we ask that if you are sick with flu-like symptoms or if you have recently traveled to a place that is experiencing widespread transmission of COVID-19, please visit the Museum at a future time. For more information on the novel coronavirus and its prevention, please see the websites of these trusted sources:

We will continue to update our messaging with news and information.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to welcoming you to Kemper Museum!