Featured Annual Events

Pot of Gold

Arts Gala & Auction

Spring 2022

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The annual Pot of Gold auction is a signature event for the museum. Since its inception in 1978, the Pot of Gold auction supports the museum’s operating budget, education initiatives, and special programs. In 2021, Pot of Gold was held at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in July, and featured a “Roaring into the 20s” theme.


5th annual

Witches Tea

Monday, October 25, 2021

Lunch @ Noon ($40) / Supper @ 6:30 pm ($50)

Since 2016, the museum has hosted Witches Tea, an annual event celebrating the Halloween season. The lunch seating will be served at noon ($40) and supper at 6:30 PM ($50). Attendees are invited to come in costume. There will be a costume contest and “best mask” award. Tickets are available by calling the museum at (816) 233-7003 or online until sold out.


Sugarplum Festival

November 11-13, 2021

$10 admission ($8 pre-sale)

Everyone looks forward to the second weekend in November for the annual Sugarplum Festival at the Albrecht-Kemper! For more than 40 years, this annual holiday fair features locally-made handcrafted goods, unique gifts from small businesses, specialty food and drink, and artisanal crafts. Find something for everyone on your list by supporting local businesses!