Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

4420 Warwick Blvd Kansas City, MO
Max Capacity: 350 people
At the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, you will find works by modern and contemporary artists from around the world. At the core of the Museum's permanent collection is the Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection, a gift by the Museum's founder R. Crosby Kemper and his wife Bebe Kemper, and the Kemper Foundations. Visitors to the Kemper Museum discover works in all media by renowned modern and contemporary artists as well as works by emerging artists. Permanent Collection artists include Polly Apfelbaum, Arthur Dove, Louise Bourgeois, Dale Chihuly, Damien Hirst, Andrew Wyeth, Fairfield Porter, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frank Stella, Lesley Dill, Romare Bearden, Christian Boltanski, Robert Mapplethorpe, Garry Winogrand, Kojo Griffin, Matthew Ritchie, Wayne Thiebaud, Petah Coyne, Tom Otterness, and Hung Liu. In Kansas City, the art of today finds its home at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. In this stylish, architecturally distinctive venue, your event reflects your elegance. Every party, reception or meeting is our canvas; we combine creativity with spectacular spaces, world-class art and renowned food so that your gathering is one-of-a-kind, inspired and utterly unforgettable—just like great art. The museum also features Café Sebastienne, a Zagat-rated restaurant that uses fresh seasonal ingredients and local organic produce to create innovative American cuisine. A combination of art and food make the Museum a wonderful place for private events, including corporate receptions, meetings, and dinners; wedding showers and receptions; tours and luncheons; and formal parties. Using the Kemper Museum to host a private, after-hours event is a benefit of upper-level membership and Corporate Council membership. Becoming an upper-level Museum member entitles you to significant benefits while supporting the Museum’s exhibitions, education programs, and free admission. Non-profit organizations should inquire about special arrangements for renting the Museum facilities.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: All major credit cards accepted.
  • Facility Location Setting: The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is located just a few blocks north of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 350
  • Nearest Airport: 26-50 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 4
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: Rental, food, and drink costs are tax free and your rental fee donation grants you a year-long membership at the Kemper Museum. Special arrangements may be made to open the Museum Shop during private events. The museum is also ADA compliant.
  • Year Built: 1994
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