Mary Kemper Wolf

February 21, 8:30am - 10:00am CST. Hosted at Kansas City Library at Plaza

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About the speaker

Mary believes that the telling of stories through the power of art has a unique ability to unify and transform communities. Growing up in a family actively engaged in the arts and philanthropy, she saw firsthand how those stories lead to community dialogue, shared cultural experiences, and civic engagement.

Mary began her career producing films about artists and their communities and now consults with individuals, nonprofits, and institutions on utilizing art — both visual and performing — to enhance Kansas City and its position as a leading art city. She recently founded ARTLIAISE, an advisory that helps bridge businesses with artists to create impact-driven experiences for the public.

Since 2013, Mary has served as Chair of the Board of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. She also serves on the board of the American Jazz Museum, and has been newly nominated to serve on the executive committee for public art for the new Kansas City International Airport single terminal project, and sits on the steering committee for the next Open Spaces Arts Festival.

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