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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt

On November 9th, an evening celebrating immortality and the opening of the major exhibition, Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt, was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Shirley Bush Helzberg and Barnett Helzberg and Ann and Kenneth Baum served as the co-chairmen, and Linda Woodsmall-DeBruce and Paul DeBruce were the honorary chairmen.

Craig Sole and Wayne Long


Amy Embry, Jennifer Murphy, Kerry Adam, and Kim Klein


ulián Zugazagoitia, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Brian Ferriso, Portland Museum of Art; and Rick Green


Topper and Linda Johntz with Marilyn and Dr. Ron Wollard


Lauren Ippolito and Kathryn Keane, National Geographic Museum


Dr. Willie and Sandra Lawrence


Lynne Buckley and Celine Levac, Pointe à Callière

Also featured in the December 14, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo credits: Chris Crum, Mark McDonald, and Dana Anderson


Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland was the site for Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Most Wanted Auction on December 14th. This year’s honorees helped to raise a…

JCRB|AJC – 2019 Human Relations Dinner

Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s 2019 Human Relations Dinner was held on November 24th. The gala, which featured a “Generations of Justice” theme, celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary. Herb Kohn was…

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 46th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Friends from St. Ann and St. Paul’s Catholic parishes…

The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

Hallbrook Country was the beautiful setting for The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon. The festive event was held on December 11th. Symphony Ball Chairman Mary Leonida presented a check from the…