Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry every third Thursday of the month for live music, free programs, art activities and more…all just for adults!

March 15: Join us in celebration of Women’s History Month to highlight the contributions women have made, both across the world and right here in Kansas City!

Are you a performer, vendor, organization or just inspired and interested in making Third Thursdays amazing? Please contact us with your vision for getting involved.

Run the World (Girls)

Bloch Lobby

Charlotte Embry and Soigne

We’re so glad to welcome back the beautiful voices of Charlotte Embry and Soigne. You’ll dance, you’ll sing along, you’ll get goosebumps – it’ll be a night of pure magic!

Bloch Lobby

DJ Joe and Ice Kole

DJ Joe is more than a DJ, more than a Drummer, more than just your average party starter. Experience the fun for yourself!

Bloch Lobby

96.5 The Buzz Prize Pack Giveaway

Some lucky Third Thursday visitor will win a prize package from 96.5 The Buzz that could include concert tickets, music downloads and swag.

To enter, fill out a Third Thursday MadLib card on the table across from the museum store. Add your name and number and we’ll text the winner at 8:30 pm (better respond quick before we move on to the next person!). Must be present to win.

Bloch Lobby

Drop-in Art Activity: Coloring Page

Stop by to check out a custom-designed coloring page of women leaders, artists, and influencers.

Nelson-Atkins Building, Sculpture Hall

Figure Drawing

Whether you have no skill, some skill, or a lot, join our drop-in figure drawing experience with models from UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance. Limited supplies of easels, paper, and pencils; feel free to bring your own (no paints/charcoal/pastels allowed).

Bloch Lobby

Lip Sync Battle of the Divas

Erika Baker, local creative extraordinaire, is back as we pay tribute to great women in music. Will we see Diana Ross or Dolly Parton? Beyonce or Cyndi Lauper? Stevie Nicks or Missy Elliott? You’ll have to be there to find out! Loudest cheers determine the winner so add your voice to the crowd for our 2018 Nelson-Atkins Third Thursday Lip Sync Champion!

Bloch Lobby, Galleries

Gallery Moment: Women Artists at the Nelson-Atkins

The Nelson-Atkins is joining The National Museum of Women in the Arts’ social media campaign #5WomenArtists. Check out the hashtag on social media and come down to Third Thursday to see who we highlight in our own collection.

Bloch Lobby

Happy Hour

Enjoy small plates, a full bar and an artful experience.

Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Me, Myself, and I