KIDS MEDIA MIX-UP
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 mixed media pieces. A six-week session that is a perfect after school class for children ages 6-10. Tuesdays after school (4:30 – 6:00 pm). This class will run through May, 2017…..Watch the website for off-weeks due to Holidays. For more information or to sign-up online CLICK HERE
VINO BELLISSIMO! ITALIAN WINE & FOOD TASTING
On Friday, April 21st the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art will host an evening of wine and food. You will have the opportunity to sample five wines from different regions across Italy paired with the fresh, farm-to-table cuisine of Chef Jason Thomas. Your $20 ticket gives you five samples and a glass of your favorite wine along with made-from-scratch Italian fare. CLICK HERE
ARTS & CARAFES ~ A FUN EVENING OF PAINT & WINE
If you have always wanted to try your hand at art, but didn’t think you had the ability…..this is for YOU!!! Mark your calendars for Arts & Carafes throughout the year (4th Thursday of the month) and then watch the website for the projects that are planned for each month.
On April 27th Molly Ring will lead the group of artists through a fun Spring painting.
Invite your friends and remember…….This is not a class….it’s a party! 5:30 – 7:30 pm. For more information or to sign-up online CLICK HERE
ALBRECHT-KEMPER / SJ MUSEUM DIRECTOR TOURS
Come tour local museums with the Directors! Your tour will start with Director, Sara Wilson at the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. (3406 Frederick Ave.). The group will then head to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art (2818 Frederick Ave.) for lunch and a tour of the building and collection. After enjoying a fresh, farm-to-table lunch, Director Brett Knappe will lead guests through this hidden gem in St. Joseph, Missouri. The date for the Director Tours is April 28, 2017 (10:00 am – 2:30 pm) Call the Albrecht-Kemper at 816-233-7003 Ext. 301 to reserve your spot or to sign-up online CLICK HERE
DONNA BLAND 4-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOP
Donna Bland will bring her Impressionistic style to the AKMA Classroom the first week of May. The 4-Day Workshop will include 2 days of portrait or figurative painting and 2 days of still life painting. Class space is limited and open to those just starting out, or for artists looking to enhance their knowledge. CLICK HERE
POT OF GOLD ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: FOCUS ON THE FUTURE
Save the date, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Join us at one of the most enjoyable events of the year. This year’s theme, Focus on the Future, encourages our community to support the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to foster the appreciation of American culture and the visual arts. Tables are limited, make your reservation today. CLICK HERE
“OUT OF THIS WORLD” KIDS SUMMER ART CAMP
Children of all ages will have the opportunity to be part of Summer Art Camp the week of June 27-30 (Tues-Fri) at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. In line with the Total Solar Eclipse this Summer, students will take their artwork “to infinity and beyond”! CLICK HERE
SOLAR ECLIPSE EVE BRUNCH
The public is welcome to enjoy a “heavenly” brunch at the AKMA Cafe prepared by Chef Jason Thomas on Sunday, August 20th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, and other special Cosmic Concoctions will be served. Cost is $25/person or $40/couple and Reservations are suggested. CLICK HERE
The facilities of The Albrecht-Kemper are available for rent by individuals, organizations, and groups for private or public special events. Find out more information on the Facility Info page. To plan an event at the Museum, contact Laura Lawson, Director of Catering & Special Events, at (816) 233-7003 ext. 305, or firstname.lastname@example.org at least 3 weeks in advance.