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September 20, 2018 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—September 20, 2018—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is proud to present Angela Dufresne: Making a Scene, a major museum exhibition comprising of more than thirty paintings and video works spanning nearly a decade, with an opening reception taking place Thursday, Se

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September 6, 2018 | Café Sebastienne

“Rick Mullins might not have gotten much of a formal culinary education, but working with some of the best chefs in Kansas City did the trick.” –– Nancy Stiles, FEAST

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August 29, 2018 | Museum Shop

Manda Wylde is a globe-trotting jewelry artist who fell in love with the art of adornment upon discovering her mother’s jewelry box at the age of two.  She began creating her own jewelry with a kit of snap beads at the age of three, graduating to porcelain, pearls, and precious metals later on.

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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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August 6, 2018 | Around the Museum

“It is safe to say that the United States is in the midst of a deep crisis of identity, fueled by nationalism, fear-mongering across the political spectrum, and denial about the legacy of migration. Worlds Otherwise Hidden at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City features work by t

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July 19, 2018 | Museum Shop

Cheryl Eve Acosta makes sculptural jewelry intentional in both style and theme. Her avant garde designs take inspiration from nature, referencing marine preservation, coral fossilization, and aspects of the cycle of life such as birth and growth.

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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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