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Summer Camp at AKMA August Session

Join us for AKMA Summer Camp when we explore art-making, the creative process, special techniques, and ways of looking at art. We will work on hands-on activities directly inspired by the AKMA permanent collection. Recommended for ages 6-13. Summer 2023 will feature three sessions of camp with different activities each week! Camp will take place… Continue reading Summer Camp at AKMA August Session

Summer Camp at AKMA July Session

Join us for AKMA Summer Camp when we explore art-making, the creative process, special techniques, and ways of looking at art. We will work on hands-on activities directly inspired by the AKMA permanent collection. Recommended for ages 6-13. Summer 2023 will feature three sessions of camp with different activities each week! Camp will take place… Continue reading Summer Camp at AKMA July Session

Summer Camp at AKMA June Session

Join us for AKMA Summer Camp when we explore art-making, the creative process, special techniques, and ways of looking at art. We will work on hands-on activities directly inspired by the AKMA permanent collection. Recommended for ages 6-13. Summer 2023 will feature three sessions of camp with different activities each week! Camp will take place… Continue reading Summer Camp at AKMA June Session

Colored Pencil Happy Hour with Wanda Taylor

The perfect way to try something new! With 20+ years of experience in colored pencil, Wanda’s techniques include composition, use of complementary color, creating texture on the page, blending, and personal style. Guided lessons are available, or bring your own references. Wanda will walk you through the process step-by-step, layer by layer, as you learn… Continue reading Colored Pencil Happy Hour with Wanda Taylor

45th Annual Pot of Gold Arts Gala and Auction

With the help of volunteers, sponsors, and donors, the annual Pot of Gold auction is a signature event for the museum. Since its inception in 1978, the Pot of Gold auction supports the museum’s operating budget, education initiatives, and special programs.  Interested in being a sponsor? Give us a call at (816) 233-7003. Do you have… Continue reading 45th Annual Pot of Gold Arts Gala and Auction


AKMA in the News

For all press inquiries, please contact Kaitlyn Doolan, Marketing & Communications Manager at (816) 233-7003.

November

Education at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art– KC Studio Magazine

Albrecht- Kemper Museum of Art hosts annual Sugarplum Festival– St. Joseph News-Press

Albrecht-Kemper to host Sugarplum Festival this weekend– St. Joseph News-Press

October

Halloween season brings Black Hat Society out to dance- St. Joseph News-Press

Albrecht-Kemper Museum brewing up fun for the holiday season– KQ2 TV

September

Museums in St. Joseph excited to provide free entry this weekend– St. Joseph News-Press

Master Gardeners to hold symposium at Albrecht-Kemper– St. Joseph News-Press

August

YWCA hosts back-to-school carnival for teens– St. Joseph News-Press

St. Joseph Artist creating sculpture to honor firefighters– St. Joseph News-Press

July

Allied Arts Council Supports range of talent – St. Joseph News-Press

June

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host Art Fair on Saturday – St. Joseph News-Press

Local artists and public benefit from each other at museum art fair – KQ2 TV

AKMA hosts first annual art fair – Nodaway News Leader

Top 5: What’s happening in the area – Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host Art Fair on Saturday – St. Joseph News-Press

May

Summer Destinations: Show to See at KC Museums – KC Studio

Feel like a movie star at the 44th annual Pot of Gold Gala at the Albrecht-Kemper – My Q Country 92.7

Local briefs: Thursday, May 12, 2022 – Albrecht-Kemper to hold annual gala, auction – Maryville Daily Forum

St. Joseph museum to host red carpet gala – KXCV-KRNW

The Shuffle: Anticipated summer events in St. Joe – Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art’s After Hours – St. Joseph News-Press

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to honor Maryville floral artist – St. Joseph News-Press

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art hosting art fair Saturday – KQ2 TV

Decades of Dedication: Hollingsworth honored for a lifetime of peony passion – Maryville Daily Forum

April

Painted cows, RPGs and quilts: how undergrad art history student Caitlyn Martin came to present at national symposium – UMKC Roo News

Top 5: What’s happening in the area – Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host Estate & Collectibles Sale – St. Joseph News-Press

Local, Regional, and National Artists Featured in New Albrecht-Kemper Exhibitions – KFEQ AM680

Artspeak Radio with Albrecht-Kemper Museum, Andrew Ordonez, & Jon Brick – KKFI 90.1 FM Kansas City

In new exhibition, Stephen T. Johnson shares his influence – University of Kansas News Service

MWSU student has art on display in new AKMA exhibition – KQ2 TV

March

THS senior ties for second place in Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition – KTTN-KGOZ Trenton

Shay Westerhof earns art honor – Trenton R-IX School District

Breckenridge, Trenton students featured in AKMA Regional High School Exhibition – Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune

Area High School Art Exhibited At Albrecht-Kemper Museum Of Art – Northwest MO Info – KAAN 95.5 Radio

Top 5: What’s happening in the area – Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art showcasing Regional High School Exhibition – St. Joseph News-Press

Hiawatha art students’ works recognized in regional exhibition – Hiawatha World

Opening Reception set for exhibition of high school art – Savannah Reporter

Samantha Arnold wins ‘Best Of Show’ with her pencil drawing – Sabetha Herald

Nodaway County students selected for AKMA exhibition – Nodaway News Leader

2 area students place in exhibition – Maryville Daily Forum

Savannah High art students capture honors at art exhibition – Savannah Reporter

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Undergraduate Art History Symposium – Griffon Weekly

Young artists get their chance to display work at Albrecht-Kemper – St. Joseph Post

Slow Art Day back at Albrecht-Kemper – Savannah Reporter

February

Fairfax-born artist’s exhibits on display at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph – Atchison Daily Mail

An Artful Romance – Allied Arts Council

Valentine’s Day weekend events set in the area – St. Joe Live

Top 5: What’s happening in the area: Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host Valentine’s Day Dinner – St. Joe Live

AKMA announces membership exhibition winners – Nodaway News Leader

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host monthly After Hours event – St. Joseph News-Press

Albrecht-Kemper Museum to host After Hours Feb. 22 – Savannah Reporter

Local artists featured in AKMA members exhibit – Maryville Daily Forum

AKMA After Hours set for February 22 – Nodaway News Leader

St. Joseph, Mo.: Jesse James, the Pony Express and more – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

January 2022

Art Museum Holding Two New Exhibitions

Hyperallergic – Opportunities in January 2022

Two new exhibits to open at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

Local Briefs Thursday Jan. 13, 2022 – AKMA calls for undergrad artists, art historians – Maryville Daily Forum

New year marks new fun events at Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph

Albrecht-Kemper brings back undergrad programs for sixth year

Albrecht-Kemper features art from Fairfax-born artist

Several exhibits to open at Albrecht-Kemper Museum – KXCV-KRNW

Museum calls for proposals for upcoming symposium – KXCV-KRNW

December 2021

Top 5: What’s happening in the area

New exhibit at Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art – KXCV-KRNW

Eric Fuson | 20 Who Count

Top 5: What’s happening in the area

Longtime art teacher hosts book signing

November 2021

Is this real life? AKMA debuts two exhibitions that question reality

The St. Jo Scoop – November 2021

Sugarplum Festival returns to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

Top 5: What’s happening in the area

Sugar Plum Festival returns to Albrecht-Kemper

This week from KC Studio – November 17, 2021

Two new exhibits to open at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

This week from KC Studio Magazine – November 24, 2021

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art debuts new exhibit

October 2021

Travels in the Heartland: Delivering fun and history in St. Joseph, Missouri

The St. Joe Scoop – October 13, 2021

New driveway ready at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

Professors art displayed in St. Joesph for Missouri bicentennial

This Week from KC Studio – October 13, 2021

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to celebrate project with ceremony

New look and fun events look to draw more people to the Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art

Top 5: What’s happening in the area

Halloween and artwork cross paths at Albrecht-Kemper

September 2021

Local briefs: Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

A-K Museum gets historic fountain from Hotel Robidoux

Albrecht-Kemper Museum to feature Maryville artists

Celebrate Missouri artists at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art – The Raymore Journal

This week from KC Studio – 9/15/2021

Art museum exhibiting pieces from Gray collection

Two new exhibits open Saturday at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

Albrecht-Kemper Museum highlights Gray Manufacturing

Richmond artists’ work on display in St. Joe

August 2021

Work starts on Albrecht-Kemper Museum driveway project

St. Joseph Museums drum up tourism through trading cards

Award-winning ‘Summer in Hindsight’ Film Screening and Discussion at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to screen Kansas City movie

Albrecht-Kemper Museum accessibility project – KQ2TV

Albrecht-Kemper displaying fountain from historic Hotel Robidoux

July 2021

Celebrating a young artist – KQ2 Live at Five

Albrecht-Kemper to host ’20s-themed art gala and auction

Museum-goers channel Roaring ’20s at gala and auction

Peregrine Honig at the Albrecht-Kemper by KC Studio

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Hosts First Slow Art Day

Roaring into the 20s at Albrecht-Kemper – KQ2TV

June 2021

Kent State student recognized in national undergraduate art exhibit

Albrecht-Kemper Museum to display two new exhibitions

Top 5: What’s happening this weekend in St. Joseph

Peregrine Honig exhibit is at the Albrecht-Kemper

Albrecht-Kemper hosting Peregrine Honig solo exhibit

May 2021

Hainline featured in National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

Student Artwork Selected for Exhibition

Works of area art students chosen for exhibition

Albrecht-Kemper to unveil glasses for colorblind

O’Fallon woman conjures up ‘Black Magic’ to express herself as emerging artist

JCCC art students selected for national art exhibition

Art exhibit at Albrecht Kemper depicts long gone rural American life

April 2021

Groups are finding great memories in St. Joseph, Missouri

Award-winning art – the Savannah Reporter

Slow Art Day event to be held April 10 at Albrecht-Kemper

Weekend Possibilities | Adam Doleac at Knuckleheads, Slow Art Day and a RuPaul Drag Race Watch Party

St Joe Live Briefs – Albrecht-Kemper to debut new art exhibit

Five Northwest Art Students’ Work Chosen For Museum Exhibition – Including Maryville Native

Bicentennial art exhibit on display at State Historical Society of Missouri

Albrecht-Kemper Museum to debut two new exhibits

Five Northwest art students’ work chosen for museum exhibition

Fine Arts students present at AKMA

Hard work in the Homestead Era on display at the Albrecht-Kemper

Art imitating life: David City couple’s agrarian art collection on display

March 2021

Artists awarded in High School Art Exhibition

Council approves funds for preliminary work at Krug Park Amphitheater

Student artwork on display in St. Joe – Platte County Citizen

North Nodaway students submit art to exhibition

AKMA showcases high school talent from young creators

RHS Art students earn awards – The Kansas Chief

Senior Sensation 2021 – KQ2

Robidoux Row at the AKMA

February 2021

Museums turn to virtual events to keep visitor interest

Monday Morning Coffee With the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Membership Exhibit

Art with Miss Bee

January 2021

Albrecht-Kemper to debut two new exhibits

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to host Membership Exhibition

Local artists place at Albrecht-Kemper exhibition

December 2020

Activities planned for the Christmas season – St Joseph art museum plans for events

Albrecht-Kemper to host holiday activities

St. Joseph native tapped as museum’s executive director

Albrecht-Kemper Museum launching campaign for new driveway

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Butler County couple’s art to be part of Lincoln exhibit

Albrecht-Kemper to kick off Membership Exhibition

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