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BEE CREATIVE IN NATURE WITH BEE BURGISS

Ages 8-12 explore nature in art over the course of 4 weeks with New Zealand art teacher, Bee Burgiss.  The dates are Wednesdays, July 11-August 1, 2018. Walk-ins Welcome.  For more information or to sign up CLICK HERE.


COOKING CLASSES AT THE AKMA CAFE

Learn the basics from a master right here in the AKMA Cafe! Fridays, July 20, 27 & August 3, 2018. Reservations must be made 3 days in advance of each class. For more information or to sign up CLICK HERE.


OPERA AT THE MUSEUM

Join us for a night of moving music at the art museum. Saturday, July 21, 2018. For more information or to sign up 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 July 26th and the next Arts & Carafes. Watch the website for the projects that are planned for each month. 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


ART HISTORY LECTURES AT THE AKMA

Open to the public at no charge, Dr. Brett Knappe will be presenting college level lectures surveying art history over the past 5,000 years.  Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you have studied art history or not.  To learn more about the lectures CLICK HERE


“BIG JUICY ABSTRACTS” PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH BEVERLY TODD

Bold, colorful, and full of energy; explore how BIG juicy abstract art is created.  You’ll make marks, layer warms and cools, create a composition, paint big and physical, and infuse your personaility into your canvas.  DATES HAVE CHANGED TO AUGUST 10-12, 2018.  For more information or to sign up CLICK HERE.


ANNUAL DOCENT TRAINING

Do you like telling stories? Do you like art? Thinking about donating your time to the museum? Join us for docent training by attending Art History Lectures. Museum specific lectures start September 20.  For more information CLICK HERE.


LIFE IN COLOR: COLORED PENCIL WORKSHOP WITH WANDA TAYLOR

With 20+ years of experience in colored pencil, Wanda will teach techniques in drawing and blending color on paper.  The dates are Fridays, September 21 & 28.  For more information or to sign up CLICK HERE.


OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH DONNA BLAND

Donna Bland is a nationally known impressionist painter.  The dates are Wednesday-Friday, October 10, 11 & 12, 2018.  For more information or to sign up 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.