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June 28, 2018 | Museum Shop

Jean Meinhardt has worked in clay for 35 years; the first 8 years as a production thrower. That experience helped to hone her skills at throwing as well as her eye for form. In 1992, Meinhardt started her own pottery and from that time, has focused on developing glazes to fit with her forms. 

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June 11, 2018 | Around the Museum

“In the grand scheme of art history, abstract art is still a new genre, but it is also old enough for reappraisals. In Worlds Otherwise Hidden, curated by Erin Dziedzic, Kemper Museum’s director of curatorial affairs, three international artists are doing just that.

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May 24, 2018 | Museum Shop

Tyler Kimball is a Kansas City born artist who worked out of Seattle from 2004 to 2014, before moving back to Kansas City to establish Monarch Glass studio in the 18th and Vine district.

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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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April 25, 2018 | Museum Shop

Rachel A. O’Flannagan makes utilitarian pots with complex line design patterns and bursts of color. Her patterns evolve from various items that may have once held value but are often overlooked with the passing of time.

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April 18, 2018 | Museum Shop

Just in time to find that perfect Mother’s Day gift for all the mothers in your life, the Kemper Museum Shop is excited to host area artists for "Pop Up at the Museum Shop: Spring Edition" taking place from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

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April 12, 2018 | Museum Shop

Please join us in welcoming the 2018 Studio Editions by Dale Chihuly – Tuscan Red Seaform, Laguna Persian, Capri Blue Seaform, and Ivory Luster Basket. Each of these hand-blown sculptures is drawn from Dale Chihuly's distinctive series of work.
 

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April 10, 2018 | Around the Museum

The Executive Director leads all activities required to fulfill Kemper Museum’s mission of engaging the Museum’s community locally and beyond.

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