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There’s always something new happening here at the museum!

Please note, to best care for our youngest community members and staff, we are requiring face coverings inside our building at all times. All classes and workshops held at the museum are at a limited capacity and enforce social distancing.


 

Upcoming Classes

 

COLORED PENCIL HAPPY HOUR WITH WANDA TAYLOR – TUESDAY EVENINGS IN JUNE

An adult coloring class? Yes, please! Wind down after work by learning something new. Join us Tuesday nights in June to relax, unwind, have a drink, and experiment with colored pencil drawing. From 5:30 to 7:30 pm, award-winning artist Wanda Taylor will walk you through the process step by step, layer by layer, as you learn her methods in colored pencil. Sign up HERE.

THREE-DAY OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH DONNA BLAND ON JUNE 23-25, 2021

Join artist and instructor, Donna Bland, for an unforgettable and informative art adventure in value study, color mixing, and design while creating a beautiful painting. Donna’s follow-along technique in teaching takes each student from a sketch to a finished oil painting each day. Find out more HERE.

BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY: A SKETCHBOOK WORKSHOP ON JULY 1, 6, 8, 13, 2021

We all know that half of the battle of making art is just getting started. Join us for a workshop focusing on improving your sketching skills in a summer evening environment. Learn techniques in close observation, planning and mapping out projects, working with new media, and setting yourself up for future success. We welcome adults and high school students who are interested in pushing forward in their sketchbook skills. Learn more HERE.

PAINTING THE HEARTLAND WORKSHOP WITH LARRY DEGRAFF ON JULY 29-30, 2021

In this two-day workshop we will focus on painting the subtle but profoundly moving Midwest landscape. This class will include live demos, discussions, and one-on-one instruction. Larry teaches in oil, but all mediums are welcome. Find out more HERE.

BEE CREATIVE @ AKMA: PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP ON JULY 21-23, 2021

If you had fun at Bee Creative last year, then you’re in for a honey of a treat! Miss Bee is back and this time we’re making puppets. This workshop is best for kids ages 7-12. We’ll end this three-day session with a puppet show with all of our creations. Find out more HERE.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS: WEEK 2! SUMMER CAMP AT THE AKMA – AUGUST 10 – 13, 2021

Did you miss our first week of summer camp in June? Join us to explore art-making, the creative process, special techniques, and ways of looking at art. We will have different hands-on activities than week 1, all directly inspired by the AKMA permanent collection. Register TODAY.


Exhibitions

Curious about our exhibitions? Every year we host over 12 temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent collection. Find out what’s on right HERE.


Special Events

Are you interested in holding a special event at the Albrecht-Kemper? Whether you’re planning wedding, birthday party, welcoming a new employee, or a shower or engagement, we provide a unique and meaningful setting for your special occasion. We would be happy to speak with you about our beautiful facilities and how we can accommodate your needs for public or private events. To find out more, visit our Special Events page.