Plan an Event

Entertain in the company of your friends, family, colleagues—and some of the world’s greatest art. This Kansas City cultural treasure becomes the showplace for your event, planned to perfection by our imaginative special events staff.

Information to Keep in Mind

  • A rental fee is required for each event. The amount may vary depending on spaces used and time spent in the museum.
  • Rozzelle Court Restaurant is the exclusive caterer for all museum events.
  • No political or religious ceremonies can be held on premises.
  • The Event Planning Department can help you coordinate your special needs including catering, audio-visual equipment, music, flowers and other special requests.
  • For events occurring during non-museum hours, additional fees and restrictions may apply.

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