The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Food Displays

Small Displays

Minimum 25 | All prices listed are per person

Market Crudité


Grilled Roasted, Raw & Marinated Seasonal Vegetables

with Balsamic Vinaigrette & Avocado-Ranch Crema

Artichoke Hearts, Asparagus, Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Green Beans,

Red & Yellow Peppers, Squash, Olives, Portobello Mushrooms, Grape Tomatoes & Zucchini

(Vegetable Selections may vary based on Seasonal Availability)

Fromage & Fruit


Assortment of Imported & Domestic Cheeses Accompanied by Seasonal Fresh Berries,

Dried Fruit & Nuts, Served with Lavosh & Assorted Gourmet Crackers

Sample Cheeses Include

Cheddar with Guinness, Sage Derby, Manchego, Drunken Goat,

French Boursin, Brie & Caramel, Stilton & Cambozola & Seasonal Selections

Jumbo Gulf Shrimp


Iced Display with Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce


Large Displays

Minimum 50 | All prices listed are per person

Mediterranean Dips


Served with Crostini, Crackers and Grilled Pita Bread

Olive Tapenade, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Tzatziki and Babaghanouj



Artfully Displayed Assortment of Mini Pastries & Desserts

Panna Cotta Chocolate Pralines

Mini Flourless Torte with Raspberry Cremeux

Passion Fruit Tarts with Chocolate Ganache and Chantilly Cream

Salted Caramel Truffles

White Chocolate-Pistachio Truffles

Seasonal Fruit Tartlets & Nelson Key Lime Pies



Served with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Teriyaki Dipping Sauce

& Smoked Soy Vinaigrette

Thai Chili Beef

Asian Peanut Teriyaki Chicken

Indian Curried Shrimp

Herb and Garlic Marinated Vegetable

Ceviche Bar


Served in Cosmopolitan Glasses with Orange & Watermelon Scallop

Yellow Tomato & Avocado Shrimp Serrano Chile & Fennel


Old World Antipasto


Old-World Style Assortment of Meats, Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables, Lavosh & Bruschetta

Prosciutto, Hard Salami, Mortadella

Assorted Imported Cheeses, Marinated Mozzarella

Long Stem Artichokes, Mixed Olives

Balsamic Cipollini Onions & Mushrooms

Basil & Sundried Tomato Pesto

Roasted Peppers and Pickled Vegetables

(Selections may vary based on seasonal availability)

Oceans of Seafood


Shrimp, King Crab, Oysters on the Half Shell House, Cured Beet-Citrus Salmon

& Gravlax and Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna


Served with Rye Bread and Lemon-Truffle Butter

Horseradish Cocktail Sauce

Mignonette Sauces

Lemon Wedges


Red Onion & Diced Egg

Assortment of Fresh, Smoked & Steamed Seafood

(Seafood selections may vary based on seasonal availability)

Menu prices listed are per person plus applicable service fees. Menu prices are subject to change without notice. The museum is a not-for-profit entity and does not charge sales tax. A service charge is added to the food and beverage components of an event. Minimum of 25 people required if the Small Display option is chosen. A Minimum of 50 is required for the Large Display. Events for less than the minimum require 50% of the difference.
THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART  |  For event rental questions or to reserve space call 816-751-1234 or email