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!

December 20: We see you running around prepping for the holidays. Break out those winter onesies, holiday PJs, and ugly sweaters to join us for a chill night of art, dancing, and more!

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.

Pajama Jam

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DJs at Third Thursday

DJ Battle

DJ Joe is more than a DJ, more than a Drummer, more than just your average party starter, and he’s bringing some friends!

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Photo Op

Commemorate your holiday wear at our ugly sweater-patterned photo op!

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Community Spotlight and Winter Wear Drive: Jewish Vocational Service

Originally established to assist Holocaust survivors, refugees, and displaced persons, JVS continues its mission to advocate and help refugees and immigrants integrate into the Kansas City community. Drop off winter coats, hats, gloves, boots, and other winter accessories and learn more about how you can help.

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Drop-In Art Activity: Paper Snowflakes

Ramp up your holiday decor with paper snowflakes!

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Prize Wheel!

Join guests from the museum’s Young Friends of Art membership group to spin a prize wheel for prizes big and small! Find out more about their upcoming February 2 fundraiser, Party Arty!

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Gallery Moment: Self-Guided Holiday Meditation

Need a break from all the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Take our self-guided holiday meditation tour through select galleries and use select artworks to center yourself. Pick up the guide in the Bloch Lobby before continuing into the galleries.

Galleries L13-L15

Exhibition: Napoleon: Power and Splendor

Visit our featured exhibition! $18 ticket, member discounts applicable.

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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 at the art activity table. 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.

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Happy Hour

Beverages and Small Plates

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

Superheroes and Shuttlecocks

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