Scavenger Saturday

Fun for all ages! Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art, taking place each month at Kemper Museum.

Receive all the clues for a self-guided scavenger hunt to take an “ART-astic” adventure ––available as a virtual experience while our doors are closed ––and register to receive a FREE art-making activity by mail, inspired by the theme of the hunt.

Let us see what you’ve created by posting a picture on social media using the hashtag #KemperMuseum, tagging @kempermuseum, and including the hashtag #kemperscavengersaturday!

September 2020

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Explore these clues and take a self-guided tour of Kemper Museum's resources on Google Arts & Culture to complete this scavenger hunt.

Google Arts & Culture

Click here to download the clue book.

August 2020

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Explore these clues and take a self-guided tour of "Elias Sime: Tightrope" to complete this scavenger hunt ––it's an “ART-astic” adventure on Google Arts and Culture!

Click here to view the "Elias Sime: Tightrope" Google Arts & Culture online experience.

Cluebook: Virtual Scavenger Saturday | ELIAS SIME

July 2020

This month’s theme is science, and you will use artworks in the exhibition Gifts of Art: 2019 Acquisitions on the Kemper Museum app to make connections between art and science. You can access the Kemper Museum app either on the Kemper Museum website, a smartphone, or a tablet such as an iPad. 

Click here to download this month's CLUEBOOK.

Want to create an artwork on this theme? For this artmaking activity you will need: coffee filters, markers, a spray bottle with water, and paper towels.

Click here to download the instructions for this activity.

Bonus! You can watch the below video for a step-by-step example of this project:

June 2020

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Explore these clues and take a self-guided tour of "Summer Wheat: Blood, Sweat, and Tears" to complete this scavenger hunt ––it's an “ART-astic” adventure on Google Arts and Culture!

Cluebook: Virtual Scavenger Saturday | SHOES 

May 2020

This home edition of Scavenger Saturday was inspired by works from Kemper Museum's Permanent Collection. Prompted by each selected work, look around your home to find each clue!

Cluebook: Scavenger Saturday: Home Edition | NATURE

April 2020

This home edition of Scavenger Saturday was inspired by works from Kemper Museum's Permanent Collection. Prompted by each selected work, look around your home to find each clue!

Cluebook: Scavenger Saturday: Home Edition | Summer Wheat