2020–21 Campus Access

While the Kemper Art Museum remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Museum will be accessible to Washington University students, faculty, and staff in support of teaching on campus during the 2020–21 academic year.

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


The Museum is open to WashU students, faculty, and staff Monday–Friday, 10 am–3 pm. Reservations for individuals are not necessary, but capacity is limited.

WashU ID and proof of self-screening are required.

Group Visits

Reservation requests for groups and classes should be submitted two weeks in advance. Groups larger than ten will be split into smaller groups to maintain social distancing in the Museum. Upon receipt of a group visit request, the education department will respond with further information about timing and logistics. To request a group or class visit for spring 2021, use this form

Limited visits for groups interested in a guided tour outside of normal operating hours are possible based on staff availability. Please contact José Garza, Museum Academic Programs Coordinator, at jgarza@wustl.edu at least two weeks in advance

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.

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