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January 2014

In Memory of Crosby Kemper

January 18 - December 31
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art is saddened by the death of longtime supporter R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., who died in California on Jan. 2, 2014 at the age of 86. Kemper was a true visionary whose passions were art and acquisitions.  His impact on the arts and the Albrecht-Kemper was enormous and without his generosity, St. Joseph would not have the arts presence that it does today. He was instrumental in the spacious addition to the original Albrecht Gallery and…

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May 2014

Ages & Stages of Art

May 16 - August 29
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

An exhibition featuring artwork from preschoolers to Seniors will fill the Terrace Dining Room walls at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art this Summer.  Instructor Carrie Murphy has done an amazing job with the Museum’s outreach programs, working with the integrated preschool class at UCP (United Cerebral Palsey) and the Senior Centers in the area. An Opening Reception with a chance to meet the artists is Friday, May 16 from 4-6 p.m. There is no charge to attend the Opening.

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June 2014

Pattern: Repeat ~ Quilts from Tula Pink & Luke Haynes

June 8 - September 7
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Tula Pink is a dynamic young artist known for her fabric design and textile work.  She graduated from Otis College of Art and Design in L.A..  After graduation she worked as an Exhibit Designer for museums in L.A.. Her love of fabric design and sewing took her to Albuquerque, where her first line of fabric was produced. She lives in the Midwest, but travels the globe sharing her love of fabric, quilting, and textile art. Her enthusiasm and love of her art is contagious and has…

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Kwanza Humphrey: Naturally Human

June 8 - September 7
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Drawing at a very young age Kwanza’s work was first recognized by the staff at the AKMA when he was a college student at MWSU. Kwanza entered his work in the AKMA Membership Exhibitions and was consistently an award winner and viewer favorite. His work is primarily large scale oil paintings w/ expressive figures. Kwanza has steadily established himself in the KC art scene being featured in shows at the KC Artist Coalition Underground Exhibition, Late Show Gallery and River Market Reg. Exhibition. The public is invited to…

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$10 entry fee

Call for “HEALTH” Themed Artwork at the VAB Gallery at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

June 19 - December 12
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.,
3902 Gene Field Rd. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

The Exhibition Theme is “HEALTH” for the Rotating Juried Exhibition Business + Art = Inspired Workplaces The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art (AKMA) has developed the Business + Art = Inspired Workplaces program which will be a collaboration between AKMA and local companies. The Museum will aide participating companies in opening galleries within their company walls that will showcase the works of regional artists while adding beauty and inspiration to companies throughout St. Joseph, Missouri. This partnership is an innovative way…

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Artists announced for “FAMILY” Themed Artwork at the VAB Gallery

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 19 @ 7:00 pm

The theme is “FAMILY” for the next Quarterly Juried Exhibition at the VAB Gallery at Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art (AKMA) has developed the Business + Art = Inspired Workplaces program which will be a collaboration between AKMA and local companies. The Museum will aide participating companies in opening galleries within their company walls that will showcase the works of regional artists while adding beauty and inspiration to companies throughout St. Joseph, Missouri. This partnership is an…

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August 2014

Summer Music at the Museum

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Combine Chamber music, Sunday afternoons and an art museum, and you’re in for a pleasant time! That’s the idea behind “Summer Music at the Museum”. The first Chamber Concert will be held June 29th and includes: Richard Yeager, clarinet Rico McNeela, violin Charles Badami, piano Jan Vahal:  Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 20, No. 5 Waldemar von Baussnern:  Serenade in Four Movements Igor Stravinsky:  L’Histoire du Soldat Bela Bartok:  Contrasts The music continues at the Museum through the Summer with performances…

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FREE

Think Pink~An Evening with Tula Pink!

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Grab your girlfriends and enjoy an evening out with fabric design artist, Tula Pink Wednesday, August 6th beginning at 4:30.  Guests are invited to enjoy Tula Pink’s Exhibition, “Pattern:  Repeat ~ Quilts by Tula Pink & Luke Haynes”, while being treated to cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from 4:30-5:30 pm.  A special presentation by Tula will begin at 5:30 pm in the Boder Theater on the lower level of the Albrecht-Kemper…..and it promises to be entertaining!  Books will be available for…

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September 2014
$50

Ladies Day Out – Trip to Nell Hill’s / Artistic Works by Lu

September 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Join us for a special ladies shopping trip scheduled for Tuesday, September 2nd beginning at 8:30 am.  Begin the day with a light breakfast at the Albrecht-Kemper and then board the bus to head downtown to see what Casey Wallersteadt has at Mod Podge.  After shopping at Mod Podge, we head to Atchison, Kansas.  Nell Hill’s owner, Mary Carol Garrity will open her store for a shopping excursion at Nell Hill’s.  After finding things for our homes at Nell Hill’s, we will…

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The Prairie ~ Enduring & Endearing: Paintings by Julie Hansen

September 13 - November 2
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

With a BFA from the Univ. of MO, Julie is a member of the Pastel Society of America. She uses soft pastels in rich pigments, giving her work a sense of energy that draws the viewer in. Julie is involved with a plein air painting group in this area & after spending 2 years in Australia, she makes Parkville her home.

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