Virtual Exploration

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art continues to enrich lives through the experience of contemporary art, wherever you are. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Monthly Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt


Explore a self-guided scavenger hunt, updated monthly, when you visit the museum, with a take-home art kit, while supplies last! 

Click here to explore our archive of virtual scavenger hunts.


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: Additional 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; Arvin Gottlieb Charitable Foundation, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee; Missouri Arts Council, a state agency; The Family of Mary Beth Smith Docent Program; Evergy; Christy and Bill Gautreaux; Jack and Karen Holland Visiting Artist Fund; Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation; Bebe and Graham Hunt; Matt Smith & Lindsey Patterson Smith; Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts, Commerce Bank, Trustee; Murphy-Hoffman Company; Jane Voorhees; Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation; Stanley J. Bushman and Ann Canfield; Charles M. Helzberg and Sandra Baer; Spencer Fane LLP; Copaken Family Fund; JE Dunn Construction; Francis Family Foundation; Kansas City University; Linda Lighton and Lynn Adkins; Catherine Mead; Virginia and James Moffett; Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation; Bradley and Linda Nicholson Foundation; Harry Portman Charitable Trust, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee; SpecChem; Courtney S. Turner Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; UMB Financial Corporation; RLS Illumination Fund; The Sosland Foundation