“Eighty-year-old artist Virginia Jaramillo ran her fingers over bumps of paint on the canvas and tilted her head to gaze at her 1975 painting titled Principle of Equivalence. The title, she said, references more philosophical notions of equivalence.
“What the artist describes as 'a community of naked, plush creatures called fumblys' populate Fuko Ito’s pastel-colored, psychedelic work, and I, for one, would like to go on record as saying I’m up for this adventure anytime.
“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
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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“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
“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
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.