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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – An Evening at the Court of Napoleon

October 20th was the date for An Evening at the Court of Napoleon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The gala marked the opening of the exhibition, Napoleon: Power and Splendor

(Seated) Kimberly Masteller and Dr. Roopa Bansal (standing) Maggie Mackey (as a courtier), Taryn Backlund (as Josephine), Alec Hill (as Napoleon), and Scott Fagan (as a courtier) 

 

Maurice Watson, Julián Zugazagoitia, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Sylvain Cordier and Tasha Zugazagoitia

 

Ramón and Sally Murguía

 

Michael Fields, Jean-Charles Foyer and Julie Kemper Foyer

 

The sumptuous dinner in Kirkwood Hall

 

Barbara and Peter Gattermeir with Dr. Catherine Futter, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

 

Rick and Nancy Green with Mark and Denise Dudenhoeffer

 

Caitlin Summerlin with Susan Summerlin

 

Bill and Christy Gautreaux with Tom and Mary Bloch

Also featured in the December 8, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Mark McDonald, Chris Crum and Jason Tracy

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