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


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

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

Special December 2021 holiday hours: 

Friday, December 24 and 31, 11 am–3 pm

Visit Safely

Your health and safety are important to us.


Beginning Monday, October 18, visitors to campus to must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter the Museum.

View vaccination proof details >>

Guests must also complete WashU’s visitor screening tool no more than two hours before coming to campus. Kindly be prepared to show your screening results when you arrive.

Access visitor screening >>

● Under Purpose of Visit, choose Other Visit
● Under Name of On-campus Contact, write Museum


● Follow University protocols >>

● Please have your WashU ID and health screening results readily available as you enter.


Masks are required indoors and encouraged outdoors. Paper masks are available for anyone who needs one. 

Hand sanitizer is available throughout the Museum, and high-touch surfaces are cleaned throughout the day. The Coffee Bar is closed until further notice. The Museum Shop is open. 

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 website.

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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.