Kicking off the New Year and the Kansas City philanthropic circuit, the Nelson's-Atkins annual Party Arty is never a disappointment and is considered one of Kansas City's most anticipated young professional events of the year. Party Arty is the Young Friends of Art's annual fundraiser that benefits The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Guests will enjoy an amazing evening at the beautiful Bloch Building that includes live music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres...all will mingling among the museum's impressive collection.
This year's theme: Eternal Spring
The doors open at 8 p.m. and you won't want to miss a moment. Party Arty has you covered with 5 full service bars, delectable appetizers and dance-ready tracks from DJ Eric Coomes.
The Bloch galleries will remain open for viewing until 10 p.m.
What: Party Arty 2013, Eternal Spring
When: January 26th
Where: The Nelson-Atkins Bloch Building (4525 Oak)
Time: 8pm-Midnight, Attire: Cocktail dress is recommended.
Tickets: General admission, $90; Members, $60. VIP tickets and packages are also available.
After-party and the morning after info: From Midnight to 3 a.m., the party spills out into Westport where Party Arty drink specials abound. Transportation to and from Westport provided by the KC Strip. Just save your Party Arty tickets/wristband to cash in.
About the Nelson-Atkins Young Friends of Art: Kansas City's most established Young Friends group, YFA, caters to young professionals in their 20s and 30s looking to meet new people, have fun and support arts and culture in our community.
About the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: 'The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art. It is well known for its famed Shuttlecocks that sit on the south lawn of the museum as well as many others in the Outdoor Sculpture Park, the museum also has collections of European and American sculpture, decorative arts and works on paper, Egyptian art, Greek and Roman art, modern and contemporary paintings and sculpture, pre-Columbian art, and the art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.'
As well, the museum houses a major collection of English pottery and another of miniature paintings. In 2007, Time magazine ranked the museum's new Bloch Building, # 1 on its list of "The 10 Best (New and Upcoming) Architectural Marvels" which considered candidates from around the globe.'