Virtual Exploration

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art continues to enrich lives through the experience of contemporary art, wherever you are, even if you cannot visit the museum itself. These new and expanded offerings can be enjoyed on the go or from the comfort of your home, whether you are just around the corner or elsewhere around the world!

Upcoming Virtual Events & Programs

Click here to access our calendar of virtual events and programs related to the view the artwork and exhibitions on view at Kemper Museum.

Google Arts & Culture

Did you know you can learn more about Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art on Google Arts & Culture? Bringing together collections, stories, and 360-degree tours from institutions around the world, including over a dozen Kansas City cultural attractions.

Click here to view Kemper Museum content.

Click here to learn more about the special focus on Kansas City.

Virtual Playdates

There are simple ways to create art with items found around your home! Explore these fun short videos for a step-by-step tutorial of an art project inspired by a work of art from Kemper Museum's Permanent Collection. 

Click here to access the series.

Artist Talks

Watch presentations by the artists of their time as they talk about their creative practices and the ideas behind their work. 

Click here to view past talks and panels.

Check our calendar for upcoming programs. 

Monthly Scavenger Hunt

Hone your art detective skills and discover something new about contemporary art at Kemper Museum! Receive all the clues for a self-guided scavenger hunt to take a “ART-astic” adventure, and take home a FREE art-making activity (while supplies last), inspired by the theme of the hunt.

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
All month long
FREE | All ages
No registration required

Visit Kemper Museum's Calendar to register for upcoming events.

Click here to explore our archive of Scavenger Saturday virtual programs.


Permanent Collection Online

Since Kemper Museum's opening in 1994, its Permanent Collection has more than tripled, and ranges from those created after the 1913 Armory Show — an important benchmark in modern art — to the present. 

Click here to access the Permanent Collection.

Social Media

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is actively posting new content across our social media channels, as another way you can engage with the art of our time. Learn more about artists in our Permanent Collection and upcoming virtual events, discover artmaking activities, explore current exhibitions, and more!

Click here to visit us on Facebook.
Click here to visit us on Instagram.
Click here to visit us on Twitter.

Mystery Art Challenge

In September, we'll host both virtual and in-person mystery art challenges! Receive a free mystery package filled with unknown art materials, then either by yourself or with friends and family, use only the materials in the mystery package to create your own piece of artwork! 

Visit Kemper Museum's Calendar to register for upcoming events.

Tune into Zoom at the time of the event to see what ideas others in the community come up with ––and then help us create an Instagram art gallery at #kemperartchallenge featuring all your creations!


Financial assistance is provided by generous donors and members, especially: 
William T. Kemper Charitable Trust, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee; Bebe & Crosby Kemper Foundation, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee; R.C. Kemper Jr Charitable Trust and Foundation, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee; The R. Crosby Kemper Jr. Exhibition Fund; Missouri Arts Council, a state agency; The Sullivan Family Foundation, Jo Ann and William Sullivan; The Family of Mary Beth Smith Docent Program; Jack and Karen Holland Visiting Artist Fund; Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation; Bebe and Graham Hunt; Catherine Mead; Bradley and Linda Nicholson Foundation; Murphy-Hoffman Company; Jane Voorhees; Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation; Stanley J. Bushman and Ann Canfield; Charles M. Helzberg and Sandra Baer; Francis Family Foundation; Spencer Fane LLP; American Century Investments; Paul and Linda DeBruce; JE Dunn Construction Company; Kansas City University; Linda Lighton and Lynn Adkins; Lockton Companies; Virginia and James Moffett; Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation; The Sosland Foundation; Courtney S. Turner Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; UMB Financial Corporation; Oppenstein Brothers Foundation, Commerce Bank, Trustee; RLS Illumination Fund.