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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kemper Museum) is pleased to announce changes to its governing board structure and operations that strengthen the organization’s commitment to its mission to enrich lives through experiences with contemporary art in a free and welcoming environment for all.

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Around the Museum

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––(October 23, 2020)–– Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art announced today the acquisitions of four major works of art by Polly Apfelbaum, Betty Blayton, Angel Otero, and Summer Wheat—all have been presented in exhibitions at the Museum over the past three years.

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October 14, 2020 | Around the Museum

This was an exciting week at the museum. The Creative Action Initiative invited community members to create a large-scale chalk mural on the grounds. Take a look behind-the-scenes of this newest #creativeactionkc project:

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September 24, 2020 | Around the Museum

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September 18, 2020 | Around the Museum

 


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August 26, 2020 | Around the Museum

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art members Sara Engber and Mark Cordes fell in love with the museum after visiting countless times for different exhibitions and programs. They fell so in love, that they decided to get married at Kemper Museum.

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August 19, 2020 | In The News

“Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has been a Kansas City mainstay in the arts community for 26 years: and it’s safe to say that this year dealt them a whole new set of challenges.

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August 11, 2020 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––August 11, 2020––While our physical doors must remain closed, beginning today you can now explore the work of contemporary Ethiopian artist Elias Sime virtually, thanks to our partnership with Google Arts & Culture, and go behind-the-scenes to learn more about this artist and his work through our latest app tours (available in English and Spanish), including Cuseum's Augmented Reality (AR) powered “Museum from Home”  feature which allows users to virtually place works by Elias Sime on your own walls.

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