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Coloring outside the lines

Let the wonder begin and see The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art like you've never seen it before. Party Arty is the most incredible fundraising event for Young Professionals in Kansas City. Hosted by the Young Friends of Art, Party Arty contributes significant funds to the museum each year and provides support for our one-of-a-kind arts education program.

General Admission
$100 ticket | $60 for Members
Indulge in appetizers, beverages and extravagant entertainment in the Bloch Lobby.
$165 ticket | $110 for Members
Enjoy top-shelf drinks and hors d'oeuvres, valet parking, special entertainment and VIP swag in Kirkwood Hall.
Ultimate VIP Experience
$1,500 | $840 is tax-deductible
Lounge in luxury with a private bar and personal server at an exclusive table for six in Kirkwood Hall.
Call 816-751-1278 to reserve.
multiple photos of patrons enjoying themselves at PartyArty celebration in the past

Support All The Wonder

Did you know by becoming a member of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art that you help support a world-class art institution in your community and foster an arts education program for over 70,000 school-aged children in Kansas City?

Becoming a member is the best way to experience all the museum has to offer.


Party Arty: Coloring Outside the Lines highlights our Modern and Contemporary collection.

eight photographed examples of Modern and Conteperary paintings and sculpture in the Nelson-Atkins collection

Presented By

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With special thanks to the Party Arty Committee

Jennifer Howerton, chair
Katherine Myers, co-chair
Leah Vomhof, co-chair
Erica Boatman, vice-chair
Aleigh Thomas, vice-chair

Brooklyn Beardmore
Brett Benjamin
Newell Bowman
Chelsea Braun
Joslyn Brown
Sonja Garrett
Holly Hayden
Jaclyn Johnson

Meg Johnson
Alyssa Klimek
Damian Lair
Chris Martin
Abby McClellen
Jessica McKinney
Molly McPheter
Merry Miller

Nikki Novotny
Sarah Page
Kathleen Spiking
Mollie Sterling
Cat Szalkowski
Janeane Thompson
Taylor Twibell