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apéritif (ɑːˌpɛrɪˈtiːf; əˌpɛr-)n: A sampling enjoyed before a meal to stimulate or arouse the appetite.

We invite you to “savor” the arts at the 2016 ArtsKC Aperitif series presented by Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust! We are delivering a sumptuous sampling of arts-themed social gatherings that are designed to regale you. Relish in eclectic private art collections and revel in three uniquely crafted events featuring live performances by ArtsKC-supported artists, culinary creations, and luscious libations.

Questions? Contact Paige DuBay at DuBay@ArtsKC.org or 816-994-9240.

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All proceeds from ArtsKC Aperitif benefit the mission of ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council to unleash the power of the arts.

2016 Aperitif Series

Savor the arts with us at three exceptionally crafted events designed to delight you:

REVEL in white hot nights at this Moroccan themed affair inspired by Marrakesh nightlife. The night will feature hors d’oeuvres and libations hand-selected by One Light’s Sommelier Eric Willey as well as a live dance and musical performance by Ensemble Iberica. Explore One Light’s private art collection curated by Weinberger Fine Art. Guests will receive a special password for free entry to Mosaic Night Club in the Power & Light District.

7 – 10p Saturday, June 4

Host:

ONELIGHT LOGO

Location: Rooftop pool & terrace at One Light Luxury apartments. After party at Mosaic Night Club in Power & Light.

Performing Art: Ensemble Iberica featuring Beau Bledsoe, ArtsKC Fund Inspiration Artist

Visual Art: Modern and contemporary artwork from five local artists

Culinary Art: Hand-selected options by One Light Sommelier Eric Willey

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RELISH in Helen and Frank Wewers’ eclectic global art collection featuring works by internationally acclaimed artists Hung Liu, Roger Shimomura, Hunt Slonem, and many more. Guests will delight in contemporary bites and sips as they soak in unobstructed views of the downtown Kansas City skyline and Kauffman Performing Arts Center. Swoon to jazzy musings by bassist Jeff Harshbarger and saxophonist Matt Otto. Purchase the Aperitif Spectator bundle to earn discounted entry to Relish and seats at the West 18th Street Fashion Show beginning at 8 p.m. in the Crossroads. Limited quantities available.

5 – 8p Saturday, June 11

Hosts: Helen & Frank Wewers

Co-hosts: Tom & Susie Corbin, Dr. Bradley & Theresa Freilich

Location: Wewers’ art-filled condo in the Westside

Performing Art: Jeff Harshbarger, bassist and ArtsKC Inspiration Grant Recipient with Matt Otto, saxophonist and ArtsKC Fund Inspiration Grant Recipient

Visual Art: The Wewers’ contemporary Asian-influenced collection

Culinary Art: Contemporary creations by Michael Wyatt Catering

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REGALE in a lavish Barcelona summer evening with hosts Dr. Regina Nouhan and John Eck with co-hosts Dr. Terry Anderson and Michael Henry. Take in our hosts’ diverse contemporary art collection featuring works by Linnea Spransy, Anne Lindberg, Etienne Caron, and Lissette Solosano. Sample Spanish tapas, sip drinks in their private garden, or soak in a performance by Angela Hagenbach from one of the Juliette balconies indoors.

6 – 9p Saturday, June 25

Hosts: Dr. Regina Nouhan and John Eck

Co-hosts: Dr. Terry Anderson and Michael Henry

Location: Regina & John’s 1928 hillside home in  Mission Hills

Performing Art: Angela Hagenbach, jazz vocalist and ArtsKC Fund Inspiration Grant Recipient

Visual Art: Nouhan and Eck’s collection of objects, sculpture, and 2D artwork.

Culinary Art: Spanish tapas by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions

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Questions? Please contact Paige DuBay at DuBay@ArtsKC.org or 816-994-9240.

Tickets

Check back in Spring of 2017 for information about the 2017 Aperitif Series.

Sponsorships

When you sponsor ArtsKC Aperitif, you are joining an elite group of arts supporters in Kansas City. Your tax-deductible sponsorship ensures that all proceeds from ticket sales benefit ArtsKC’s mission to unleash the power of the arts.

Sponsors earn exclusive marketing benefits, brand development opportunities, and complimentary tickets to connect with 450 of KC’s top arts patrons.

Please contact Paige DuBay at DuBay@ArtsKC.org or 816-994-9240 to reserve your sponsorship today. 

Presenting Sponsor

$10,000

o    Company logo on all event materials, including:

o    Event webpage and ArtsKC.org homepage

o    Press release

o    Paid advertisements, if any

o    Event reminder emails

o    Event program, if any

o    Naming rights to the 2016 series, “ArtsKC Aperitif presented by __________”

o    24 complimentary tickets to the Aperitif Party Series for entertaining employees and/or clients.

o    Logo in ArtsKC Annual Report

o    Speaking opportunity at Aperitif parties

o    Logo included on ArtsKC.org homepage for 12 months with 44,981 unique visitors annually

o    Logo included in ArtsKC’s quarterly donor newsletter, ArtsKC {UNLEASHED} with 7,500 unique impressions

o    Logo prominently displayed on event program/materials, including party invitation with 3,500 unique impressions

o    Featured article in ArtsKC Weekly Update

o    Recognition on digital communications

o    Recognition in social media

Culinary Arts Sponsor

$5,000

o    16 complimentary tickets to the Aperitif party series for entertaining employees and/or clients

o    Logo on ArtsKC.org/Aperitif event page with link to your company homepage

o    Logo included in advertisements

o    Name listed in ArtsKC Annual Report

o    Logo prominently displayed on event program/materials, including party invitation with 3,500 unique impressions

o    Recognition on digital communications

o    Recognition in social media with up to 60,000 impressions

Entertainment Sponsor

$2,500

o    8 complimentary tickets to the Aperitif party series for entertaining employees and/or clients

o    Name on ArtsKC.org/Aperitif event page with link to your company homepage

o    Logo included in advertisements

o    Name listed in ArtsKC Annual Report

o    Logo on event program/materials, including party invitation with 3,500 unique impressions

Please contact Paige DuBay at DuBay@ArtsKC.org or 816-994-9240 to reserve your sponsorship today. 

Event Committee

2016 ArtsKC Aperitif Committee

Kim Weinberger, Chair and Weinberger Fine Art

Frances Baszta

Tim Butt

Jori Cheville, Weinberger Fine Art

Kelly Clark, Black & Veatch

Brenda Clevenger, ArtsKC

Quint Hall, Ernst & Young

Jessica James

Ada Koch, Artist & Community Volunteer

Damian Lair

Godfrey Riddle, ArtsKC

Kimberlee Ried, The National Archives

Tony Twyman, U.S. Trust, Bank of America

Presenting Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsors