Restoration & Renovation

Summer Wheat’s JewelHouse

James Turrell’s Skyspace

Ed Dwight’s Weathervane

Restorative Practices

The Derby Party

The Kansas City Museum’s 9th annual Derby Party will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024, on the historic grounds of the Kansas City Museum.

Amy & David Embry will be the Honorary Chairs of the much-anticipated fundraiser event. Promising an afternoon of cocktails, mocktails, southern bites, live music, dancing, and the best derby fashion in Kansas City.

All funds raised support the museum’s education and public programs.

Click here for tickets and full details, starting March 1.

Presenting Sponsor: Loula Long’s Revelation Horse

Justify Sponsors & Supporters:

Zulema & Terry Bassham

Triple Crown Sponsors & Supporters:
Patt & Cheryl Stansberry

Jeweled Juleps Sponsors & Supporters:
Carthage Stoneworks, LLC
Lippert Mechanical Service, LLC
ECCO Select
The Francis Family Foundation

Horse Lovers Sponsors & Supporters:
Finefolk Shop + Studio
Paolini Garment Company

Tom & Loretta Mentzer
VML Foundation
Bank of Prairie Village

Media Sponsor & Radio Sponsor
IN Kansas City Magazine
The Bridge 90.9

In-kind Partners:
Picwood KC
Bootleg Bourbon Balls
Party Trailers
St. Francis Florals & Events
Fairway Creamery
KC Cocktail Company
Union Horse Distilling Co.
Green Hat Gin & MGP Ingredients
Lifted Spirits Distillery
The Blufftop at Rocheport
PH Coffee
Boozy Botanicals
Oddities Prints
Pop Culture Sculptures

sponsors, supporters, and partners as of 02.27.24

If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Paul Gutiérrez, Director of Visitor Experience & Public Programs at or Click here to view sponsorship opportunities.

Unable to attend, but would like to make a contribution? Click here.

Honorary Chairs
Amy & David Embry

Host Committee Chair
Darcy Frick Stewart

Host Committee

Zulema Bassham
Elizabeth Bennett
Jeremy Bennett
Alex Bergman
Barb Bloch
Sarah Carlew
Hillary Carlson Howell
Drew Eanes
Donna Foulk
Leslie Fraley
Susan Garrett
Carissa E. Healy
Daisha Jones
Melissa Kazmi
Lisa Louise
Jenny Mendez
Tom Mentzer
Adam Miller
Savannah Northcraft
Emily Perkins
Susan Ambler Spencer
Jaclyn Steiner
Jamie Stuntz
Tom Styrkowicz
Annie Thompson
Lisa Yansura


10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Noon – 5:00 p.m.

General Admission is FREE