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BUNNY BASH

Hop on over to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art on Sunday, April 9th from 2:00-4:00 pm for a fun afternoon with the family.  The Easter Bunny will be on hand with treats and good cheer, while art stations of color and fun will be set up for a day of creating! CLICK HERE


KIDS MEDIA MIX-UP

Put your imagination to work by using different mediums to create unique artwork.  With a new project each week, students will construct, paint, and assemble projects ranging from sculptures, paintings, prints, and mixed media pieces.  A six-week session that is a perfect after school class for children ages 6-10. Tuesdays after school (4:30 – 6:00 pm).  This class will run through May, 2017…..Watch the website for off-weeks due to Holidays. For more information or to sign-up online 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 Arts & Carafes throughout the year (4th Thursday of the month) and then watch the website for the projects that are planned for each month.
On April 27th Molly Ring will lead the group of artists through a fun Spring painting.
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


ALBRECHT-KEMPER / SJ MUSEUM DIRECTOR TOURS

Come tour local museums with the Directors! Your tour will start with Director, Sara Wilson at the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. (3406 Frederick Ave.).  The group will then head to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art (2818 Frederick Ave.) for lunch and a tour of the building and collection.  After enjoying a fresh, farm-to-table lunch, Director Brett Knappe will lead guests through this hidden gem in St. Joseph, Missouri.  The date for the Director Tours is April 28, 2017 (10:00 am – 2:30 pm)  Call the Albrecht-Kemper at 816-233-7003 Ext. 301 to reserve your spot or to sign-up online CLICK HERE


DONNA BLAND 4-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOP

Donna Bland will bring her Impressionistic style to the AKMA Classroom the first week of May.  The 4-Day Workshop will include 2 days of portrait or figurative painting and 2 days of still life painting.  Class space is limited and open to those just starting out, or for artists looking to enhance their knowledge. CLICK HERE


POT OF GOLD ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: FOCUS ON THE FUTURE

Save the date, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Join us at one of the most enjoyable events of the year. This year’s theme, Focus on the Future, encourages our community to support the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to foster the appreciation of American culture and the visual arts. Tables are limited, make your reservation today.


“OUT OF THIS WORLD” KIDS SUMMER ART CAMP

Children of all ages will have the opportunity to be part of Summer Art Camp the week of June 27-30 (Tues-Fri) at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.  In line with the Total Solar Eclipse this Summer, students will take their artwork “to infinity and beyond”!  CLICK HERE


SOLAR ECLIPSE EVE BRUNCH

The public is welcome to enjoy a “heavenly” brunch at the AKMA Cafe prepared by Chef Jason Thomas on Sunday, August 20th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, and other special Cosmic Concoctions will be served.  Cost is $25/person or $40/couple and Reservations are suggested.  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.