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August 26, 2020 | Around the Museum

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art members Sara Engber and Mark Cordes fell in love with the museum after visiting countless times for different exhibitions and programs. They fell so in love, that they decided to get married at Kemper Museum.

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August 21, 2020 | In The News

"Needless to say, when Kemper does fully reopen, things will be different than when it last greeted the public in March. Admission will remain free, but timed tickets and masks will be required.

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August 19, 2020 | In The News

“Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has been a Kansas City mainstay in the arts community for 26 years: and it’s safe to say that this year dealt them a whole new set of challenges.

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August 18, 2020 | In The News

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has been announced as a FY21 ArtsKC Ovation Grants Recipient. 

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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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