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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.


BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN:
OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH LARRY DEGRAFF

Painting the landscape from life or “plein air” is ideal but it is not always possible.  In this class, we will be looking at ways to bring the richness of the outdoors back into the studio.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


THE BARGUE COURSE: A CLASSICAL APPROACH TO DRAWING

Take a trip back to the 19th Century French Academy as you get a taste of the infamous Bargue Drawing Course in this one-day workshop taught by professional artist, Cody W. Wheelock.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AT THE AKMA

The 2019 Summer programs are based on our summer exhibition, Collecting in America: The Sabates African Art Collection.

EXPLORING AFRICAN ART – KIDS SUMMER ART CAMP
The museum will be holding two sessions to choose from…

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

Or

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

$75 for current members.  $90 for non-members.
CLICK HERE for more information and to sign-up online

EXPLORING AFRICAN ART FOR TEENS
July 23, 24 & 25
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Ages 13+
$150 includes lunches
CLICK HERE for more information and to sign-up online.

BUILDING AFRICAN MASKS
July 16 & 18
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 8+
$50
CLICK HERE for more information and to sign-up online.

BEE CREATIVE
Wednesdays, July 3, 10 & 17
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 6+14
$110 or $40/day

LION COLLAGE – July 3
SAVANNAH SILHOUETTES – July 10
AFRICAN SHIELDS – July 17
CLICK HERE for more information and to sign-up online.


RED, YELLOW, BLUE:
COLORED PENCIL WORKSHOP WITH WANDA TAYLOR

This lesson will be all about color mixing using a limited palette of the three primary colors.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


MEET THE APPRAISERS

Bring us your family heirlooms or the odd, quirky piece that you always wanted to know about, get it looked at by appraisers and have your questions answered.  CLICK HERE for all the details.


SIMPLICITY IN DESIGN:
LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH DONNA BLAND

Join artist and instructor, Donna Bland, for an unforgettable and informative art adventure in value study, color mixing, and design while creating a beautiful landscape painting.  For more information and to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


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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.