Group Tours

Group Tours

Something for everyone on your trip

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art has so much to offer, and we can’t wait to share it with you and your group. We can accommodate groups from 10-60 on a visit of the museum. Advanced notice is requested for groups over 10. Student discounts apply.

Our building is able to provide amenities such as a dining facility, museum store with original artwork for sale, and a classroom space for an art-making activity. Our building is ADA accessible; a driveway accessibility project was completed in October 2021 and now provides safe door-to-door loading and access to motor coaches and larger vehicles.

For more information and to reserve for your group, please contact Alex Asher, Director of Education by email or by calling the museum at (816) 233-7003.

Highlights Tour

60 minutes

One of our trained docents take your group around to discover the highlights from the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art’s permanent collections. Highlights include artwork from American Regionalists like Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and Grant Wood; pioneering artists like Mary Cassatt, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, and Red Grooms; and a spotlight on the unique architecture from the Albrecht’s 1933 historic home and gardens.

Art class participants learn from objects in the permanent collection .

Art in History Tour

60-90 minutes

Perfect for 5th grade curriculum, take a tour through history with one of our our trained educators. Learn about the founding of our country, the Civil War, and through the 20th century as depicted through fine art. Highlights include artwork Rembrandt Peale’s portrait of George Washington, Missouri’s own George Caleb Bingham and his portrait series, life and times during the Great Depression, to contemporary artworks depicting the ongoing social issues of the day. Possibility to incorporate an art-making activity into the visit.

Specialized Tour

Upon Request

Choose your own adventure! Let us customize a tour for your group according to your goals and wishes. Past tours have included collections tours of the vault, close-looking tours followed by an art-making activity, “lunch and learn” lectures, and tours in languages other than English. We would be happy to discuss with you about how to make your time meaningful at the AKMA.

Art Club students from Macon, MO participate in a special tour.

Call for availability

Ghost Hunting Tour

Have you been curious about paranormal activity at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art? Spend an unforgettable night at the museum with the experienced team at Earthbound Paranormal Society.

The Albrecht family’s mansion was built in the 1930s and has been a site of paranormal activity since the beginning. Whispered voices, moved objects, unexplained knocking, and sightings have been reported since the museum opened in 1966. Hotspots on the tour (note: these spaces are not open to the public during regular museum hours)

  • Mr. Albrecht’s Speakeasy and Office/ Library
  • “Charlie’s Jail”
  • The lounge where Mr. Albrecht died
  • Third floor servant’s quarters
  • And other reserved spaces