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KIDS MEDIA MIX-UP

Perfect after-school class for kids ages 6-12 years old. Tuesday nights, running August, 2018 – May, 2019, 4:30-6:00 p.m.  To learn more about these classes CLICK HERE


ART BAR

Uncork your creativity at the AKMA ART BAR.  New and unique Projects monthly.  You will leave with a smile on your face and a work of art in your hands.  For our next Project, price, and date  CLICK HERE.


ART HISTORY LECTURES AT THE AKMA

Open to the public at no charge, Dr. Brett Knappe will be presenting college-level lectures comparing and contrasting a work of art in the museum’s collection with a well-known work of art.  Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you have studied art history or not.  To learn more about the lectures CLICK HERE


POT OF GOLD DINNER AND AUCTION

The Pot of Gold event is held annually and the proceeds from the event go to support the museum’s operating budget, education initiatives, and special programs held throughout the year.  For more information and to reserve your spot CLICK HERE.


ARTIST TALK WITH DONNA BLAND

Please join Donna Bland, nationally-known artist and biannual instructor at the AKMA for a preworkshop DEMO IN THE DINING ROOM.  For more information CLICK HERE.


OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH DONNA BLAND: CREATING THE PORTRAIT FROM PHOTO

Nationally known painter, Donna Bland is back for a 3-day workshop this April to share her passion and talents of creating a vibrant oil portrait from a photo. For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


UNDERGRADUATE ART HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

We are proud to present the 3rd Annual Missouri Western State University & the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Undergraduate Art History Symposium.  For more information CLICK HERE.


MAH JONGG MANIA

Want to show off your Mah Jongg skills? All play levels welcome.  Bring your current card and set.  Includes lunch and fun prizes.  For more information and to reserve your spot CLICK HERE.


ARTIST TALK WITH ROBIN VANHOOZER

Join us for a very special “Gallery Walkthrough” with temporary exhibition artist, Robin VanHoozer as she provides a behind the scenes look at Echoes Through TimeCLICK HERE for more information.


FOCUS ON STILL LIFE: COLORED PENCIL WORKSHOP WITH WANDA TAYLOR

This month’s focus will be on still life drawing from a shadow box.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH LANA CEASE

Get your feet wet in this watercolor basics course with award-winning watercolorist, Lana Cease.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


SAVE THE DATE
EXPLORING AFRICAN ART –
 KIDS SUMMER ART CAMP

This year’s Summer Art Camp Exploring African Art coincides with the temporary exhibit Collecting in America: The Sabates African Art Collection.  The museum will be holding two sessions to choose from…

June 18-21 or
Ages 5-7 – 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Ages 8-11 – 2:00-5:00 pm

June 25-28
Ages 5-7 – 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Ages 8-11 – 2:00-5:00 pm

$75 for current members.  $90 for non-members.

Sign-ups for Exploring Africa start April 2nd.  Call the museum for reservations.  816-233-7003 Ext. 301


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Special Events


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 llawson@albrecht-kemper.org at least 3 weeks in advance.