It is no secret that I adore the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. This goes WAY back to my childhood taking classes in the summer and then continued as I completed my Master’s Thesis for Art Museum Education from KU working closely with the education department at the Nelson. I always figured I would somehow do work at this beautiful space, and although it has turned out to be a little bit different than I had imagined when I was studying for my Masters Degree, I really DO get to work in this beautiful space every year! What an amazing place to have a wedding. Kali and Adam love this iconic Kansas City space too and when they contacted me to film their wedding here I was beyond thrilled to help them. They were one of the first couples to have their wedding ceremony on the grounds of the Nelson and it was perfect! The reception in this beautiful space was stunning and their guests had a wonderful time!
Here is a little highlight featuring this amazing space and this sweet couple. Make sure you check out the interview below from the Event Planning Team over at the museum! This wedding is featured in the Summer 2017 issue of The Knot – so you will have to check that out on your newsstand.
Tell us a little bit about the Nelson-Atkins.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art opened to the public on December 11, 1933. Located east of the plaza, the museum is known for its neoclassical architecture. The Nelson-Atkins was voted best U.S. Museum, based on Yelp Reviews. For a further description, come visit the museum as it is free to the public!
What do your brides and grooms love about your venue?
Striking architecture and impressive works of art from around the world create a unique and remarkable setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Dramatic and flexible spaces are transformed to reflect your style and vision, creating a memorable celebration.
What makes your venue unique?
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is unique because attendees have the opportunity to view priceless artwork while attending your wedding. Brides and grooms often choose to have galleries surrounding the event space open during their cocktail hour.
How does the service and experience that your clients have at your venue make it amazing?
The museum prides itself on executing world class events with world class staff. Rozzelle Court Restaurant is the exclusive caterer and serves artful cuisine worthy of its glorious setting.
Ceremony & Reception: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Wedding Coordination: Soiree Events
Cinematography: Creative Films
Photography: Jana Marie Photography
Florist: Maple Lane Designs
Musicians: The Magnetics