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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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September 2014

The Prairie ~ Enduring & Endearing: Paintings by Julie Hansen

September 12 - November 2
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Julie’s work explores the beauty of the Midwest landscape in a romantic, poetic style that is her own.  She has a special affinity for the tallgrass prairie.  When she is on site, she records the colors she sees, the feel of the grass, the breeze, sunsets and sunrises.  What is most important to her work are the emotive, intangible qualities that are hard to record.  These are what move her to create.  They are the moods of a particular moment,…

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Justin Marable: Social Landscapes

September 12 - November 2

Justin Marable was raised in Robinson, Kansas, a small farm town. This inspired him to draw on geography and history for his work. His contemporary works are primarily silk screens that use bright colors and subjects that are relatable to the Midwestern viewer. His work has been displayed across the Midwest in many galleries and art spaces. He currently resides in Topeka, Kansas with his wife and children. The public is invited to meet that artist and view his work at the Opening Reception scheduled for Friday, September 12…

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$12.00 per class/$60 for 6-class punch card

Kids Media Mix-UP

September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Put your imagination to work by using different mediums to create unique artwork.  With a new project each week, students will construct, paint, and assemble projects ranging from sculptures, paintings, prints, and missed media pieces.  A six-week session that is a perfect after school class for children ages 6-10. -Tuesdays, September 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, 28 (4:30 – 6:00 pm) -Cost:  $12 per Class / $60 for a 6-class punch card  (Includes art supplies/materials) Register Now 6-Class…

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$125 AKMA Members/$150 Non-Members

Explore: 6 Art Mediums in 6 Weeks

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

This 6-week session for adults uses a multi-pronged approach, giving students an opportunity to explore six different art mediums.  Instruction in Drawing, Watercolor Painting, Acrylic Painting, Collage/Mixed Media, Printmaking, and Pastels will allow students to create a new project in a new medium each week. -Wedenesdays, September 24 and October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 (5:30-8:00 pm) -Cost:  $125 AKMA Members/$150 Non-Members (Includes art supplies/materials) Register Now AKMA Member $125.00 USD Non-Member $150.00 USD Phone #

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Free

Smithsonian Magazine – Museum Day Live!

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, Missouri 64506 Select a Country:

The whole family can enjoy a St. Joseph “day-cation” as the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art joins other participating museums from the Museums Association of St. Joseph in the 8th annual Museum Day, created by Smithsonian Magazine. The members of the Museum Association of St. Joseph will join cultural institutions nationwide and open their doors free of charge.  The event was created as a way to celebrate America’s dynamic heritage and cultural life.  Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day reflects the spirit of…

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October 2014

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

October 1 - 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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$219.00

Landscape Workshop with Donna Bland

October 22 - 24
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Donna Bland is a nationally recognized impressionist painter.  With one-on-one instruction, she will demonstrate and teach techniques for capturing a scene quickly by focusing on composition, color harmony, and value.  The third day, Donna will offer a portrait option for those interested students. -Wednesday,, October 22 – Friday, October 24 from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm -Light refreshments and one hour lunch breaks – Lunch will be available at the AKMA Cafe -Cost: $219.00   A supply list will be…

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November 2014

2014 Sugarplum Festival ~ Call for Vendors

November 6 - 8
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

It’s hard to believe that plans are underway for the AKMA event that kicks off the holidays, the 2014 Sugarplum Festival!  The Art Museum will transform into a Holiday Gift Gallery November 6th-8th.  If you’re an interested vendor we would love to hear from you!  Vendor set up will start Wednesday, November 5th, with the Preview Party Thursday, November 6th, the Wine Tasting November 7th and the Festivities continue through Saturday, November 8th.  To learn more or to access the Vendor Application…

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Janet Turner

November 15, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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