Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 1994. The core of the museum's permanent collection is the Bebe and R. Crosby Kemper Jr. Collection, a gift of the museum's founders. The collection includes works created after the 1913 Armory Show to works by present-day artists. The Kemper Museum’s striking building, constructed from 1992 to 1994, was designed by architect Gunnar Birkerts. The structure has a large central atrium under an articulated skylight. Two wings extend from either side of the atrium. The main gallery displays works from the permanent collection and shows works in special exhibitions. Side galleries present works in rotation, and a large meeting room displays pieces on paper and crafts from the permanent collection.

Operation hours: Tuesday–Wednesday,Saturday-Sunday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. and Thursday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
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Sight Name: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Sight Location: Kansas City, USA (See walking tours in Kansas City)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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