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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 - October 19
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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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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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
$8 Admission

2014 Sugarplum Festival

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

Mark your calendars for November 6th – 8th as the Albrecht-Kemper invites you to kick off your holiday season as local and regional vendors transform the museum into a “Holiday Gift Gallery”.  The Annual Sugarplum Festival is a chance for all to get some early holiday shopping done, and pick up some decorating ideas while they do so.  The festivities start Thursday evening with the Preview Party and continue thru Saturday.  Festival hours are Friday, November 7th from 10:00 am –…

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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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$35.00

Sugarplum Preview Party

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Be the first to enjoy all that Sugarplum has to offer! Enjoy music by “Jupiter Jazz” while you check out our new vendors, purchase your one-of-a-kind gifts, bid on the Festival of Trees, sign up for the AKMA Spring Wine Walk and much, much more! The cost is $35 and includes 1 Preview Night Admission, 1 drink ticket, and 1 weekend admission. Enjoy special benefits with your donation at an upgraded level of a Sugarplum Friend or Sugarplum Patron: Sugarplum Friend…

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$15.00

Sugarplum Holiday Wine Tasting

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,
2818 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States

Gather your friends and come for a special night of shopping, snacks and a wine tasting!  HyVee Wine & Spirits will get you into the mood for shopping (as if we need help!) as they treat you to several of their favorite holiday wines and appetizer pairings for an evening of fun and entertainment.  Jeff  Sullivan with Memory Maker Productions will be playing your favorite music while you enjoy the company. Cost is $20/person and includes admission thru Saturday.

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