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Animal Portrait Drawing with Cody Wheelock

Whether it be “man’s best friend”, a fuzzy feline, or wildlife out the window, pets and animals hold a special place in our heart.  In this workshop artist Cody Wheelock will lead students in creating charcoal drawings of animals.  He will explain the basics of using charcoal, facilitate some exploratory exercises and teach students how to incorporate... View More


Slow Art Day at the AKMA

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.   Why slow? When people look slowly at a piece of art they make discoveries. The most important discovery they make is that they can see and experience art without an expert (or... View More

5th Annual MWSU & AKMA Undergraduate Art History Symposium

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art continues its collaboration with the Missouri Western State University Department of Art History for the fifth consecutive year. This year's Symposium event will be held virtually on April 17, 2021 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Presentations will also be made available after the conclusion of the events on the AKMA... View More


Colored Pencil Workshop with Wanda Taylor: April 28

Save the Date! With 20+ years of experience in colored pencil, Wanda will teach techniques in colored pencil. Basic drawing tips include composition, use of complementary color, creating texture on the page, blending, and personal style. This workshop will also be open to those that want to do their own projects with Wanda. This course... View More


Oil Painting Workshop with Donna Bland

A Three-day master class in painting Join artist and instructor, Donna Bland, for an unforgettable and informative art adventure in value study, color mixing, and design while creating a beautiful painting. Donna's follow-along technique in teaching takes each student from a sketch to a finished oil painting each day. Theme: “Composition and Brushwork”  There will... View More


St Joseph 2021 Festival: From Steam to S.T.E.A.M.

In conjunction with the Allied Arts Center, the AKMA invites you to a FREE family-friendly festival showcasing St. Joseph’s contributions - past to present - in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Festival features will include S.T.E.A.M activities, live music, an innovation zone, history, food and much more. All events will be focused on commemorating... View More