Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art362 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-8167535784
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Art Gallery, Family And Kids
Come here to observe the contemporary art works for world renowned artists. The place hosts a permanent exhibition along with galleries that display work of various artists.
A great way to explore art also has some great evens happening time to time.
Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art Travel Tips
- Donations are appreciated.
How to Reach Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art
- Metro or rented car, bike
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29.92% of people who visit Kansas City include Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art in their plan
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60% of people start their Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art
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Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art Reviews & Ratings
This museum is small and funky but well worth the visit. I wasn't thrilled when my son insisted we leave the Nelson Atkins to check it out, but I am so glad we did! Very refreshing change of pace. We especially enjoyed the interactive room with thought provoking questions to ponder and discuss. This would be a great place to bring kids who might not be up to huge museum full of very old art.
The Kemper is small and gorgeous providing a personal, engaging experience. The open feel of the museum and cafe provides for natural light and changing exhibits. It all felt bright and inviting even when contemporary art isn’t my usual go to. This is the perfect, intimate museum, not crowded that makes the experience so worthwhile. The art on display was interesting too. Do not miss the huge mural in the cafe and the cafe walls filled with edge to edge art done on site by one artist. And it is all free.
Small gallery space, but the curators keep stunning and thought provoking exhibits in rotation. There is no admission charge to enter, and you'll find a pricey, but delicious brunch served at the restaurant inside on Sundays. If you're looking for a fun morning/afternoon in Kansas City, this should be one of your stops. My only reason for 4 stars is because many (though not all) of the art pieces lack an artist's statement on the placard, which causes the art piece to lose context and meaning for visitors. It would be nice to see more info posted on some of the larger installation pieces.
Very small “show rooms”, there were not many exhibits to view and the atmosphere was completely uninviting, due to the staff acting as if they were bothered and did not want to be there. I can tell one staff member was extremely bored when as soon as my husband and I went to view the boats, he skipped in there behind us and told my husband “ You’re too close”, we had barely set our eyes on the piece. Very unwelcoming place unless you are wearing oversized jewelry, with your nose in the air. The Nelson Atkins Museum is amazing. Do not waste your time at Kemper Museum, you will be in and out in less than 30 minutes.
I love this little museum. Such a grand collection, in such a great setting. I think the best description is that while walking through I see this little painting in a far corner. It's a David Hockney. It was like; "oh, we had this little space in the corner and we thought we'd brighten it up with this little Hockney." Just charming.