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KIDS MEDIA MIX-UP

A perfect after school art class for children ages 6-12.  With a new project each Tuesday, students will construct, paint, and assemble projects ranging from sculptures, paintings, prints, and mixed media pieces.  To learn more abd to sign-up online CLICK HERE.


PUBLIC ART HISTORY LECTURES AT THE AKMA

Open to the public at no charge 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.


AN INTRODUCTION TO PORTRAIT DRAWING WITH MASTER ARTIST, CODY WHEELLOCK

Start the new year by giving your portrait drawings a solid foundation.  Join artist, Cody Wheelock as he covers the fundamentals of portraiture in charcoal.  To learn more and reserve your spot in the class CLICK HERE.


COLORED PENCIL ON BLACK PAPER: WORKSHOP WITH WANDA TAYLOR

Challenge yourself by drawing in “reverse” on black paper … with a little help from artist and instructor, Wanda Taylor.  Colored pencil on black is elegant, subtle and mysterious, Wanda will help you explore different techniques and tips to create a stunning multi layered work of art.  CLICK HERE to learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop.


BLENDING COLORED PENCIL: WORKSHOP WITH WANDA TAYLOR

Beginners to advanced students are encouraged to sign-up and sharpen their skills in this color mixing class.  Students will experiment with blending colored pencils with various solvents. To learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop CLICK HERE.


PAINTING WATER DROPLETS IN WATERCOLOR: WORKSHOP WITH LANA CEASE

If you know the basics of watercolor painting then you will enjoy this class.  Improve upon your skills and learn about painting tiny water droplets with watercolor artist, Lana Cease.  CLICK HERE to learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop.


ARTIST TALK WITH DOOLEY LAWRENCE

Join artist, Dooley Lawrence on Wednesday, March 25th at 6:00pm as he leads you through his exhibition, Mud, Darkness, Wind, Smoke, Fire…Dooley Lawrence.  


BOLD STROKES OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH DONNA BLAND

Want to learn how to create bold, intentional brush strokes in your paintings?  Would you like to study value and color mixing with hands on demonstrations?  If yes, then this is the workshop for you!  Each day the class will paint a different scene in landscape, alla prima. To learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop CLICK HERE.


FOURTH ANNUAL MISSOURI WESTER STATE UNIVERSITY & ALBRECHT-KEMPER MUSEUM OF ART UNDERGRADUATE ART HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

Join us in the museum auditorium as undergraduate students from across the nation deliver 20-minute research presentations on a variety of art historical subjects. We will also be joined by keynote speaker, Dr. Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  For more information, CLICK HERE.


THE PAINTED POSTER STUDY: WORKSHOP WITH CODY WHEELOCK

In this workshop you will learn how to vastly inprove your paintings by developing a consistent poster study practice.  Some prior painting experience is recommended as students are introduced to the concept of poster studies.  To learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop CLICK HERE.


AKMA ESTATE AND COLLECTIBLES SALE

Spring Cleaning?  We are accepting items for our biannual Estate and Collectibles sale.  CLICK HERE to learn more.


PAINTING THE HEARTLAND WITH LARRY DEGRAFF

Focus on painting the subtle but profoundly moving midwest landscape in this two-day workshop with artist, Larry DeGraff.  You will learn all the basics of painting the landscape along with DeGraff’s special tips to help you create drama while mastering the midwest greens.  CLICK HERE to learn more and reserve your spot in this workshop.


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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.