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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Party Arty 2019

Party like it’s 1799! That was the thought some guests had while dressing for Party Arty 2019. The event was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on February 2nd. Young Friends of Art hosted, and the mood of extravagance and rebellion was inspired by the exhibition, Napoleon: Power and Splendor. Chelsea Templeton and Jaclyn Johnson served as co-chairmen, with Alyssa Vargas and Weston Owen as vice co-chairmen. Performers included Calvin Arsenia and members of Quixotic. Proceeds support education efforts, community outreach initiatives, and the ability to maintain free access for the more than 500,000 visitors each year. 

Meghan Schaffer, Alex Oyler, Sarah Scherr, Katie Valli, and Bakari Ukuu

 

Sierra Stites and Brandon Wood

 

Ariana Ferber-Carter, Quixotic

 

Anne Morgan and Amy Hall

 

Ariana Ferber-Carter, Quixotic; watched as Calvin Arsenia entertained the guests.

 

Weston Owen, vice co-chairman; Chelsea Templeton and Jaclyn Johnson, co-chairmen; and Alyssa Vargas, vice co-chairman

Additional photos featured in the March 2, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Dana Anderson, Rick Andersen, and Gabe Hopkins

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