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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Credit: © 2020 The Easton Foundation/ Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Michael Spillers, 2018
Café Sebastienne at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Preschool through university educators may schedule free school tours, including funds to cover transportation costs to and from Kemper Museum.
Kemper Museum curates exhibitions from its Permanent Collection and of the work of emerging, midcareer, and established artists.
Drop-in Gallery Tours are offered every Saturday. Join a Kemper Museum docent for a lively discussion and tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions.
Whether it be a wedding, a reception, a reunion, or fundraiser, Kemper Museum's many spaces can transform into the perfect space to suit your needs.

Kansas City’s renowned modern and contemporary art museum, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 1994 and draws visitors each year from around the world. The museum boasts a rapidly growing Permanent Collection that uniquely bridges modern and contemporary works of art featuring artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Helen Frankenthaler, Willem de Kooning, Georgia O’Keeffe, Keltie Ferris, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Richard Mosse, and Ursula von Rydingsvard. 

Special exhibitions, installations, lectures, and workshops, as well as youth, teen, and family programs are regularly hosted at the Museum.

The facility includes Café Sebastienne (see separate listing), an upscale dining experience serving lunch Tuesday–Friday, and brunch Saturday–Sunday. 

Free admission and parking.

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Tuesday   10:00 am — 4:00 pm
Wednesday   10:00 am — 4:00 pm
Thursday   10:00 am — 9:00 pm
Friday   10:00 am — 9:00 pm
Weekends   10:00 am — 4:00 pm
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Recommended
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages