Fall 2020 Campus Access

While the Kemper Art Museum remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Museum will be accessible by reservation to Washington University students, faculty, and staff in support of teaching on campus during the fall 2020 semester.

A variety of digital resources and live online programs continue to be available as well. Find out more >>


Beginning Monday, September 14, the Museum is open to WashU students, faculty, and staff Monday–Friday, 10 am–3 pm, by appointment. Time slots of up to 90 minutes are available.

Limited visits outside of normal operating hours are possible based on staff availability. Please contact Meredith Lehman, head of museum education, at lehman.meredith@wustl.edu, at least two weeks in advance. 

Walk-ins will be accommodated for visitors with a WashU ID if capacity allows during normal operating hours.

How to Request a Visit

Request a visit via the link below. Requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the desired date. This applies to any campus groups, individuals, and those interested in a guided tour. 

Museum staff will respond within three business days to confirm your visit and discuss details.

Educator-led tours are available for campus groups of up to ten people. Groups larger than ten will be split into smaller groups to maintain social distancing. Upon receipt of a visit request for a large group, the education department will respond with further information about timing and logistics.

Visit Safely

In order to ensure the health and safety of all visitors and staff, the Kemper Art Museum has implemented a number of measures, including limiting the number of people in the building and undergoing enhanced cleaning.

View the complete list of health and safety precautions here >>

In coordination with Washington University’s on-campus requirements, visitors are required to abide by the following guidelines during your Museum visit: 

• Plan your visit for another day if you or someone in your household feels ill.

• WashU ID and proof of self-screening are required. You will also be required to complete a touchless temperature check.

• Wear a mask that covers your mouth and nose completely. If you do not have a mask, we will supply one.

• Sanitize your hands upon entry into the Museum.

• Maintain a distance of at least six feet from others.

• Group visits: Upon confirmation of your visit, the group leader must provide the names of all attendees in the event of the need for contact tracing.

Your reservation request indicates your agreement to adhere to the Museum’s policies during your visit.

Those requesting access to the Museum must also have been cleared to be on the Danforth Campus.

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If you have any further questions prior to your visit, please contact Lauren Diamond, visitor services and membership coordinator, at ladiamond@wustl.edu