Saturday, September 4, 2021
3:00 to 7:00 PM *2:00 PM for Sponsors + VIP Tickets
Kansas City Museum Historic Grounds
Tickets on sale late Spring, via this page
The Derby Party 2021: A Grand Reopening Celebration is a themed fundraiser hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum.
This year’s Derby Party coincides with the museum’s reopening. Enjoy being one of the first to experience the newly restored and renovated Corinthian Hall. Your ticket to Derby provides a sneak peek before we open to the public.
Festivities on the historic grounds will include: live music by Grand Marquis, southern food bites by Brown & Loe, and beverages with Kansas City distillery labels such as, Les Bourgeois Vineyards, Bourgmont Vineyard & Winery, Boulevard Brewing Company, and Torn Label Brewing Company. Desserts by Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House, on-the-spot photo booth by Picwood, and yard games.
Attire: Bohemian Goddess to Gatsby Glam The Derby Party 2021: A Grand Reopening Celebration celebrates a decade of opulent fashion! Best-dressed, Best-hat, and Best-face cover competitions with special guest judges.
Thank you to our Media + Radio Sponsors:
In Kansas City Magazine + 90.9 The Bridge
Thank you to our Lead Sponsor:
Mark One Electric Company Inc.
If you would like to become a sponsor or have questions, please email Director of Program and Events Paul Gutiérrez at email@example.com or call at 816-513-0726.
All funds raised at the 5th Annual Derby Party directly support the museum’s programs, exhibitions, and experiences that build awareness of the City’s rich history and cultural heritage.
The health and wellness of our patrons, visitors, staff, and volunteers is always a top priority. As guidance and recommendations continue to change, our plans will be evaluated and updated.
Zulema & Terry Bassham
2021 Host Committee:
Rosie Privitera Biondo, Chair
Anthony Arnold (in memory)
Carissa E. Healy
Thank You to Our Media + Radio Sponsors:
Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors & Supporters
Loula Long’s Revelation Horse:
M.R. & Evelyn Hudson Foundation
Katrina & Tom Henke Charitable Foundation
Zulema & Terry Bassham
Casey & Jaclyn Steiner
Robert & Barbara Bloch
Dillingham Family Foundation
Kevin & Janet Pistilli
Southern Bites By:
Exclusive Cocktail Partner:
Official Hotel Partner:
Above Sponsors & Supporters as of April 13, 2021
If you have questions, please email Director of Programs & Events, Paul Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 816-513-0726.
Attire: Bohemian Goddess to Gatsby Glam The Derby Party 2021 will celebrate a decade of opulence fashion!
Photographs by Jeff Evrard Photography and Styling + Clothing by April Madden + Donna Foulk