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October 17, 2019 | In The News

“Few artists are so directly concerned with the British condition—with its imperial past and its multicultural present—as Hew Locke. Statues of kings and queens, coats of arms, flotillas of naval warships and architectural Victoriana have all featured in the Scottish-Guyanese artist’s work.

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October 2, 2019 | Around the Museum

Applications are now open for Kemper Museum's 2020 Teen Arts Council! Apply by Monday, December 2, 2019. 

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September 17, 2019 | In The News

"Angel Otero routinely punctuates his sentences with 'it’s dope' and a chuckle. The 38-year-old artist from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is larger than life, but his mixed-media installation 'Diario' at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is even larger.

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September 13, 2019 | In The News

In her new series, Food Editor Grace Pritchett shares a drink or two and a bite to eat with some of KC’s most prominent food personalities. This week, she shares a bite + takes in the wise words of Cafe Sebastienne’s Rick Mullins. 

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September 5, 2019 | Media Room

In response to the recent focus on Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, UMB, and a detention facility in Rhode Island:

Kemper Museum fully supports a safe and welcome space for dialogue and discussion on topics that are important to the community and its future, thoughtfully exploring issues and solutions.

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September 3, 2019 | In The News

"Oct. 2 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 opening of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and a quarter century of exhibitions and acquisitions that have expanded and enriched the Kansas City cultural landscape.

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September 1, 2019 | Café Sebastienne

KC Can Compost is a social and environmental enterprise created with the aim of providing organic waste collection to Kansas City's business sector and jobs to those in need.

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August 29, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––August 29, 2019–– Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing, with an opening reception taking place Thursday, September 12, from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

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