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The 2020 And 2021 Jewel Ball

Mrs. Irvine Oty Hockaday, Jr. served as the honorary chairman and Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III was the chairman for The Jewel Ball. A profusion of orchids and a purple glow infused The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art with the vitality of a summer night on November 27th, when the Debutantes and Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball were presented. The event benefited the Kansas City Symphony, which Mr. Michael Duane Fields represented, and the Museum, which was represented by Mr. Ramón Murguía. In addition to the presentations, the evening included cocktails, dinner, and dancing. The first Jewel Ball was held in 1954.   

The beautiful Jewel Ball jewel was on display.


Master Miles Barton Kaufman, Miss Isla Frances Grant, Master George William Dugger, and Master Brooks Henry Horner, Jewel Ball pages


Mr. and Mrs. Irvine Oty Hockaday, Jr., Ball honorary chairman


Mr. and Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III, Ball chairman


Mr. Michael Duane Fields representing the Kansas City Symphony; Ball Chairman Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III, and Mr. Ramón Murguía, representing The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art


Mrs. Evan David Patterson

Read more in the January 22, 2022 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Wirken Photography


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