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June 4, 2020 | Around the Museum

Applications are now open for Kemper Museum's Teen Arts Council! Apply by Monday, August 3, 2020.

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May 31, 2020 | Media Room

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art stands in solidarity with every member of our community who condemns the murder of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans.

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April 4, 2020 | Around the Museum

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art welcomes fifteen community leaders as the inaugural members of Creative Action Initiative, a new annual project to design a collaborative response to community needs and desires using contemporary art, with Kemper Museum as its platform. 

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October 2, 2019 | Around the Museum

Applications are now open for Kemper Museum's 2020 Teen Arts Council! Apply by Monday, December 2, 2019. 

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September 5, 2019 | Media Room

In response to the recent focus on Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, UMB, and a detention facility in Rhode Island:

Kemper Museum fully supports a safe and welcome space for dialogue and discussion on topics that are important to the community and its future, thoughtfully exploring issues and solutions.

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August 29, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––August 29, 2019–– Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing, with an opening reception taking place Thursday, September 12, from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

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May 20, 2019 | Around the Museum

On Saturday, August 24, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art will continue the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary celebration with our fifth annual FREE Summer Block Party, taking place from 6:00–10:30 p.m. throughout the Museum grounds.

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May 10, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––May 10, 2019––In celebration of the Museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary year, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the first acquisition of 2019 to the Museum’s Permanent Collection is Noctilucent (2018), by world-renowned Los Angeles-based artist

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