pARTy: A Collection - 2019

We invite you to support creativity and the art-filled lives of Wichitans by joining these artful gatherings organized to benefit the Wichita Art Museum. Party hosts welcome you to their homes and locales for extraordinary events and culinary delights.

Ticket proceeds will support all the great museum programs for our dynamic community. Tickets will be available online only and will be limited—act now, order early!

Treat yourself to rare enjoyment, and join one of these pARTies for a memorable experience. Why not join two, three, or more? Help the Wichita Art Museum with transformative experiences that raise the bar for the quality of life in Wichita.

Come with us—join in the fun and excitement. We hope to see you out there!

CLICK HERE to download a PDF copy of the 2019 booklet for pARTy - A Collection

To view an online version of the pARTy - A Collection booklet via Issu, click on this link:

Making your pARTy ticket purchases:

Tickets may ONLY be purchased online using the links below. 

Only one party purchase per credit card transaction. For example, if you want to attend three parties, your ticket purchases for each party will be separate and will generate three transactions on your credit card statement.

Parties are listed in chronological order. Select which party you wantto attend and click on "Click here to purchase." 

Upon registration, you will be emailed the address of the party location along with a receipt of your purchase.

Tickets are non-refundable. If you would need to transfer your ticket to another name, notice will be required. Please email the change to or call 316-268-4905. As a courtesy to hosts, it is important to have an accurate guest list.

pARTy: A Collection - 2019

Sunday Funday
12:30 to 3 pm Sunday, August 25, 2019
Hosts: Ann and Martin Bauer, April and Grae Johnson
$50 per person



Sunday Society
10:30 am to 1 pm Sunday, September 8, 2019
Hosts: Bree and Jason Cox
$50 per person



The Ultimate Mystery
6:30 pm Friday, September 13, 2019
Hosts: Genevieve and Chris Farha, Sangeeta Khicha, Janice and Jeff Van Sickle, Trish and Bruce VanOsdel
$100 per person


wINe on the vINe
5 to 7 pm Sunday, September 15, 2019
Hosts: Gordon and Chris Ens, Dale and Sheryll Gibbens, Bob and Linda Nugent, Gary and Ann Patterson
$100 per person


Thursday Afternoon Cooking Club
11:30 am Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hosts: Gretchen Andeel, Nancy Brammer, Ruthie Gillespie, Barbara Mohney, Jan Randle, Becky Ritchey, Marcia Smola
$75 per person

Click here to purchase THURSDAY AFTERNOON COOKING CLUB party tickets.

Breakfast on the Terrace
11 am to 1 pm Saturday, September 21, 2019
Hosts: Susan and Dan Taylor, Jr., Kate and Dan Taylor, Sr.
$150 per person

Click here to purchase BREAKFAST ON THE TERRACE party tickets.


Farm-to-Table Feast
6 to 9:30 pm Friday, September 27, 2019
Hosts: Myra and Tom Devlin, Helen and Ed Healy, Martie and Keith Walker, Sue and Kurt Watson
$150 per person



Art on the Hill
6:30 to 9:30 pm Saturday, September 28, 2019
Hosts: Trish Higgins, Georgia and Keith Stevens, Kate and Clay Bastian
$200 per person



2 to 4 pm Sunday, September 29, 2019
Hosts: Nancy Michaelis, Bree Cox, Claire Watson
$50 per person

Click here to purchase INSTA-FABULOUS! party tickets.


5 pm Sunday, September 29, 2019
Hosts: Toni and Bud Gates
$200 per person



A Ladies’ pARTy
Just for the Fund of It
Part II

5:30 to 7:30 pm Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Hosts: Jennifer Babst, Linda Boyd, Ruthie Gillespie, Becky Middleton, Betsy Redler, Grace Rishel, Debbie Sinclair
$125 per lady

Click here to purchase A LADIES’ PARTY party tickets.

6 pm Saturday, October 12, 2019
Hosts: Ken and Susan Arnold, Bill and Patty Bennett, Helen Bullock, Gary and Nancy Conover, Sharon Heiman, Davis and Libby Merritt, Will and Kelly Momsen, Andy and Linda Peressin, Harold and Linda Ralston
$100 per parrothead


Art of Whisky
7 to 9 pm Thursday, October 17, 2019
Hosts: Anne Frey and Kirk Filbey
$100 per person



Simply Magical
6 to 9 pm Saturday, October 19, 2019
Hosts: Martha and Jeff Linsner
$100 per person



These artful gatherings were organized to benefit the Wichita Art Museum. Party hosts welcomed you to their homes and locales for extraordinary events and culinary delights. Ticket proceeds will support all the great museum programs for our dynamic community.

Thank you to our generous corporate sponsors:

Commerce Bank
Celebrity Cruises
Fidelity Bank
Spirit AeroSystems
Arlo and Bob Casper
Paula and Barry Downing
Liz and Charles Koch
Lattner Family Foundation
Foulston Attorneys at Law
Westar Energy
Tim Finnerty

In-Kind Sponsors:
Valley Offset Printing
Office Aide


Thank you to our pARTy hosts:

Gretchen Andeel
Susan and Ken Arnold
Jennifer Babst
Clay and Kate Bastian
Ann and Martin Bauer
Patty and Bill Bennett
Linda Boyd
Nancy Brammer
Helen Bullock
Nancy and Gary Conover
Jason and Bree Cox
Tom and Myra Devlin
Chris and Gordon Ens
Chris and Genevieve Farha
Anne Frey and Robert Filbey
Toni and Bud Gates
Sheryll and Dale Gibbens
Ruthie Gillespie
Helen and Ed Healy
Sharon Heiman
Trish Higgins
April and Grae Johnson
Sangeeta Khicha
Martha and Jeff Linsner
Libby and Davis Merritt
Nancy Michaelis
Becky Middleton
Barbara Mohney
Kelly and Will Momsen
Linda and Bob Nugent
Ann and Gary Patterson
Linda and Andrew Peressin
Jan Randle
Betsy Redler
Grace Rishel
Becky Ritchey
Debbie Sinclair
Marcia Smola
Georgia and Keith Stevens
Susan and Dan Taylor, Jr.
Kate and Dan Taylor, Sr.
Janice and Jeff Van Sickle
Trish and Bruce VanOsdel
Martha and Keith Walker
Claire Watson
Sue and Kurt Watson

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