Learning Resources

The Museum offers a range of ways to engage with the collection and special exhibitions for all of our audiences. While we are currently closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Museum invites connection and learning through a variety of digital resources and programs. 

Virtual tours

Explore the Museum's collection through thematic virtual tours covering such topics as literature and visual art, art by Black artists, and public art. Find out more >>

Educator guides

Enrich your learning experience with the Museum's Educator Guides, which contain teacher- and family-friendly discussion questions and activities related to exhibitions and artworks. Find out more >>

Browse the collection by theme

These thematic lists are designed to help students and educators begin to discover the variety of the nearly 8,700 artworks in the Museum’s collection. Find out more >>

Spotlight essay series

In the Spotlight Series essays, a range of authors—curators, educators, faculty members, and graduate students—provides stimulating points of discussion on selected works from the permanent collection. Find out more >>

Cell phone tour

The Kemper Art Museum cell phone tour highlights artworks in and around the Museum and throughout Washington University's Danforth Campus as part of the Art on Campus program. Each 2–3 minute audio recording provides information about the artist’s practice and art historical context for the artwork. Find out more >>