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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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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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May 17, 2018 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—May 17, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Worlds Otherwise Hidden featuring international artists Nevin Aladağ, Kimsooja, and Nari Ward, with an opening reception taking place Thursday, May 17, from 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

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January 18, 2018 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—January 18, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967–1999), with an opening reception taking place Thursday, January 25, from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

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December 21, 2017 | Café Sebastienne

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—December 21, 2017—Mickey Priolo has wasted no time, jumping right in to manage daily operations at Café Sebastienne as part of the all-star team headed up by Tony Glamcevski, Director of Food & Beverages and Special Events, and Executive Chef Remy Ayesh.

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November 3, 2017 | Media Room

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art announced today that Barbara O’Brien has resigned as Executive Director. 

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September 27, 2017 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—September 27, 2017—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is honored to be the only Midwest venue to host The Outwin: American Portraiture Today, an exhibition on view at Kemper Museum October 5, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Every three years, the Smithsonian’s National

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