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August 12, 2020 | In The News

"Originally the theme of 'Tightrope' was one of attempting to balance the rapid changes a city undergoes as its urban core grows and develops. Sime realized that tension can also be exacerbated by the expansion of and dependence on technology in our lives.

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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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August 1, 2020 | In The News

"Whoever coined the phrase, “The show must go on” never witnessed a citywide shut down due to a pandemic. The stay-at-home mandate hit the arts community especially hard. By March, stages went dark. Art galleries closed. Performances were canceled. And scheduled fundraisers were sidelined. 

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August 1, 2020 | In The News

"No one knows when Kansas City cultural life will return to normal. Not even Siri. But the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art will still be hosting this traveling exhibit through January 31, 2021—catch it when you can." ––Judith Fertig, IN Kansas City 

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July 30, 2020 | In The News

“Art helps us make sense of the world around us.” Don Schreiner, director of advancement, thinks those words from a museum board member sum up the value Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has been bringing to the heart of Kansas City since 1994. 

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July 30, 2020 | In The News

"Grilling fish is not as daunting a task as you may think. That said, there is one essential that anyone who enjoys grilled fish must have: a fish-grilling basket. With it, there is no unevenly cooked skin, no skin sticking to the grill grate, and no guessing game as to when the fish is done.

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July 22, 2020 | Around the Museum

During the nationwide lockdown, Kansas native Paula A. Winchester has had her fun indoors through various online programs created by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

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July 14, 2020 | In The News

"Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has been providing Kansas Citians with access to modern works of art from around the world since 1994.

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