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Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum to expand

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The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, named for the late Mildred Lane Kemper in 2004, is a treasure of Washington University in St. Louis. One of the oldest teaching museums in the country, the Kemper Art Museum has a long legacy of acquiring leading contemporary art and presenting cutting-edge exhibitions.

In 2010, the William T. Kemper Foundation strengthened this legacy by endowing the position of the Kemper Art Museum director, held by director and chief curator Sabine Eckmann. Now, to help secure the museum’s future, the foundation has pledged $5 million to fund long-range capital needs, including a major expansion.

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