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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art stands in solidarity with Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities.

We mourn the victims of the recent atrocities in Atlanta, and condemn the violence and aggression that continue across the country against these communities.

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To mark the exhibition’s opening and allow for social distancing, Kemper Museum offers a week-long elevated experience featuring special dishes from Café Sebastienne, limited edition merchandise in the Museum Shop, and take-home art activities for all ages.

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By combining techniques of abstract expressionism with Indigenous art forms, Dyani White Hawk’s work inspires viewers to expand notions of history, identity, and cultural value. 
 

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The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant of $2,500 to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in support of the 2021 exhibition, "Dyani White Hawk: Speaking to Relatives."

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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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