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August 28, 2018 | Around the Museum

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—August 28, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is excited to be expanding the museum’s full-time curatorial team with the addition of Jade Powers, an art historian and museum educator who most recently served as the Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellow a

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August 6, 2018 | Around the Museum

“It is safe to say that the United States is in the midst of a deep crisis of identity, fueled by nationalism, fear-mongering across the political spectrum, and denial about the legacy of migration. Worlds Otherwise Hidden at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City features work by t

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July 18, 2018 | Around the Museum

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—July 18, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art invites everyone to a FREE evening filled with food, fun, festivities, friends, and film—it’s the fourth annual Summer Block Party taking place on Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 6:00–10:30 p.m.

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July 5, 2018 | Café Sebastienne

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—July 5, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is proud to announce Chef Rick Mullins has been selected to join Tony Glamcevski, Director of Food & Beverages and Special Events, and General Manager Mickey Priolo to lead Café Sebastienne into its twenty-f

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June 11, 2018 | Around the Museum

“In the grand scheme of art history, abstract art is still a new genre, but it is also old enough for reappraisals. In Worlds Otherwise Hidden, curated by Erin Dziedzic, Kemper Museum’s director of curatorial affairs, three international artists are doing just that.

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April 10, 2018 | Around the Museum

The Executive Director leads all activities required to fulfill Kemper Museum’s mission of engaging the Museum’s community locally and beyond.

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March 13, 2018 | Around the Museum

Meet the new Kemper Museum Teen Arts Council! A selected group of 11 Kansas City-area teen leaders with a shared passion for the arts, the Council will work with Museum staff to develop and manage teen programs, train to be a docent, build leadership skills, participate in workshops with local ar

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March 7, 2018 | Around the Museum

“Artist Belkis Ayon died young. But in the course of her short life, she made her mark in the art world with her printmaking technique and her perspective on the mythology behind gender and race identity in Cuba.

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