The Kemper Art Museum is free and open to the public. 


The Museum will be closed August 2–16, 2022, for building maintenance. The next Member Hour will occur on September 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Open Monday, Wednesday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm
Closed Tuesdays

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Visit Safely

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test are not required to visit the Museum. Both the Museum and Washington University strongly encourage masking. 

Learn more about WashU’s COVID-19 response >> 

Location and Parking 

map of Kemper Art Museum, including cross streets and nearby buildings  Located near the corner of Skinker and Lindell Boulevards, the Kemper Art Museum is directly west of Forest Park on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis. The Museum is a short walk from the University's East End garage. Visitors may also be dropped off at the Brookings Drive circle, located off of Skinker Boulevard.  View parking details on the University parking websiteView on Google Maps >> View on WashU's Danforth Campus map >>


Wheelchairs, electric scooters, and service animals are welcome in the Museum. Free manual wheelchairs and large-print labels are available at the Welcome Desk. 

Accessible parking and an elevator are available in Washington University's East End Garage, a short distance from the Museum.

Public Tours

Join us for public tours and special Slow Looking programs featuring artworks in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions. Student educators design and lead the programs twice a month, inviting ideas and questions and encouraging conversation.

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