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July 2021

Larry Rivers, “Bald Eagle George and Part of the Constitution,” 1987; lithograph in 14 colors, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

Museum closed for Fourth of July

July 4, 2021

The Daum Museum will be closed on Sunday, July 4th for Independence Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 6 with normal museum hours of 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Image: Larry Rivers, “Bald Eagle George and Part of the Constitution,” 1987; lithograph in 14 colors, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

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September 2021

Michael Eastman: Succulent Palladiums

September 25, 2021 - February 20, 2022

  Docent Walk Through | September 30, 2021

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October 2021

RE: Generation Unsettled/Settled

October 1, 2021 - January 30, 2022

  Unsettled/Settled is a group exhibition by RE: Generation, a collective of nine Kansas City-area artists. The coterie developed organically as a loose-knit group drawn together by common history and generational and gender experiences. Although these artists work in a wide range of media, content, styles, and techniques, RE: Generation nourishes a collegial spirit that supports and challenges individual studio practices through cross-fertilization and dialogue. In a statement about their Daum exhibition, the group writes: At the beginning, a work…

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November 2021

Tracy Miller (American, b. 1966), "Pie Hole," 2002; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Daum Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Break

November 24, 2021 - November 26, 2021

The Daum Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, November 24-Friday, November 26, 2021. The museum will return to normal hours on Saturday, November 27. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Happy Thanksgiving! Image: Tracy Miller (American, b. 1966), Pie Hole, 2002; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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December 2021

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Daum Museum Closed for Winter Break

December 20, 2021 - January 3, 2022

The Daum Museum will be closed for winter break from Monday, December 20, 2021-Monday, January 3, 2022. The museum will reopen with normal hours on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Happy Holidays! Image: Victor Babu, “Copper Red Charger” (detail), 2007; glazed porcelain. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

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DIY Craft Kits for Jingle on the Green

December 25, 2021

Be sure to stop by the museum, during Jingle on the Green, to pick up your free packet of craft projects. We would love to see your finished projects! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @daummuseum.   O Tannenbaum Instructions     Yulecicle Instructions     Holiday Wish Keeper Instructions    

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March 2022

Daum Museum Closed Due to Inclement Weather

March 11

The Daum Museum will be closed Friday, March 11, due to inclement weather.

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Daum Museum Closed for Spring Break

March 14 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
Robert Kushner, "Quince," 2014; oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on linen; gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Daum Museum will be closed for State Fair Community College's spring break March 14-18, 2022. The museum will be open both the weekends before and after with normal hours of 1-5 p.m.

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April 2022

Installation view of 2022 Student Exhibition.

2022 Annual Student Exhibition

April 14 - May 8

The annual Student Exhibition, a State Fair Community College tradition dating back to the late 1960s, is open to all students currently taking studio art classes at the college. Interested student-artists collaborate with art department faculty to select work that best represents them. Each year, some 50 students exhibit close to 100 artworks in a variety of media. This year's exhibition will showcase new directions in the art department and introduce new technologies that the students are exploring, including computer-based…

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Museum Closed for Spring Holiday

April 15 - April 17
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The Daum Museum will be closed on Friday, April 15 and Sunday, April 17 for the spring holiday. It will be open on Saturday, April 16 from 1-5 p.m. Image: Carol Stewart, Blue Painting, 2009; oil on paper on panel; 48 x 64 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum.

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