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July 5, 2019 | In The News

“The spider sculptures by Louise Bourgeois have become part of the iconic imagery of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. But they can't be separated from the life and mind of the artist.” –– Carol Diehl, Contributing Editor at Art in America on KCUR 89.3 FM

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July 1, 2019 | Around the Museum

Kemper Museum and Café Sebastienne will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observation of Independence Day. We will resume normal hours of operation on Friday, July 5, 2019. 

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July 1, 2019 | In The News

“Since 2011, the mission of Google Arts & Culture has been to make the world’s cultural information accessible online. And, this spring, Kansas City became the first city in North America to get its own dedicated page on the far-reaching website and app.” –– Brian Mc Tavish 

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May 23, 2019 | In The News

“Long known as one of Kansas City’s most celebrated creative institutions, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Celebrates 25 years in 2019. Get to know the history behind the museum— and discover special ways to commemorate the anniversary this year.” –– VisitKC

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May 20, 2019 | Around the Museum

On Saturday, August 24, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art will continue the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary celebration with our fifth annual FREE Summer Block Party, taking place from 6:00–10:30 p.m. throughout the Museum grounds.

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May 10, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––May 10, 2019––In celebration of the Museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary year, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the first acquisition of 2019 to the Museum’s Permanent Collection is Noctilucent (2018), by world-renowned Los Angeles-based artist

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April 25, 2019 | Media Room

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––April 25, 2019––Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Lexicon: The Language of Gesture in 25 Years at Kemper Museum with a free opening reception taking place Thursday, May 16, from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

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April 25, 2019 | In The News

Ed Herman of Brown and Crouppen joined Kansas City Live co-host Crystal Lampitt for a visit to Café Sebastienne! They sat down with Chef Rick Mullins to discuss a few of the restaurant’s popular dishes and the inspiration behind the menu. 

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