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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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June 4, 2020 | Around the Museum

Applications are now open for Kemper Museum's Teen Arts Council! Apply by Thursday, August 20, 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

About the Creative Action Initiative

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December 12, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––December 12, 2019–– Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Summer Wheat: Blood, Sweat, and Tears, with an opening reception taking place Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 6:00–8:00 p.m., followed by an artist talk on Friday, February 7, at 6:00 p.m.

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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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