Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Explore the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Featuring hundreds of pieces of cutting-edge artwork and a unique atrium design, this fascinating art museum offers free admission every day. Along with 10-12 visiting exhibitions each year, the Kemper Museum presents a colorful permanent collection artwork from 1913 to the present. See watercolors by Georgia O’Keefe and glasswork by Dale Chihuly. Visit the museum gift shop and dine at Café Sebastienne.


Hours –

10AM-4PM Tuesday-Thursday; 10AM-9PM Friday-Saturday; 11AM-5PM Saturday

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  • Scavenger Saturdays
  • Camp Kemper
  • Photo Flip


  • Art Exhibits
  • Shopping
  • Music Concerts
  • Dining
  • Tours


  • Is there an admission fee?

    No, admission to this incredible museum is always free for everyone. You’ll also find free lectures, films and music concerts throughout the year.
  • What is the most popular permanent collection?

    The Bebe and R. Crosby Kemper Jr. Collection is the core of the museum. It features works in all media created since 1913, including art by Dale Chihuly, Georgia O’Keefe, Hung Lui, Jasper Johns and many others.

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