Event Extras

Prelude 2015: Building on the Past. Imagining the Future

Members of the Karbank family were the honorary chairmen, and Prudence and Robert True served as chairmen of Prelude 2015: Building on the Past. Imagining the Future. As the inaugural event in The 1900 Building, Harriman-Jewell Series’ guests enjoyed an evening in industrial elegance, complete with cocktails, dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, a silent auction, and a performance by emerging violinist Simone Porter.

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create The Night…Masterpiece!

Members of the Committee of 100 (C100) met on September 24th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to start planning the annual gala, Create The Night…Masterpiece!, which will take place on February 20th at the Museum. The black-tie affair will highlight the opening of the Museum’s exhibit, Reflecting Class in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Partygoers will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a delicious sit-down dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions.

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

The National World War I Museum and Memorial’s inaugural Night at the Tower event was held on September 19th. Arzelia Gates, Ollie Gates and Anita and Gerald Gorman were the honorary co-chairmen, and Evelyn Craft Belger and Trudy Gabriel served as the co-chairmen.

Quixotic performed on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge during the VIP Sponsor Reception.

Partygoers were dazzled by the beautiful entrance to The National World War I Museum and Memorial.

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