October 31, 2018

Mark your calendars for November 8th – 10th as the Albrecht-Kemper invites you to kick off your holiday season as local and regional vendors transform the museum into a “Holiday Gift Gallery”.  The Annual Sugarplum Festival is a chance for all to get some early holiday shopping done and pick up some decorating ideas while they do so.  The festivities start Thursday evening with the Preview Party and continue through Saturday, with a special Wine Tasting on Friday evening.  Festival hours are Friday, November 9th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

Admission for the Gift Gallery is $8.00 and tickets will be sold at the door.  Admission tickets will be available to the public for $6.00 October 22nd through November 8th (at 12:00 pm) at the following locations:
East Hills Shopping Center (Guest Services Desk)
Mosaic Life Care – Sunshine Personal Assistants Desk in Plaza I
St. Joseph Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (Downtown location only)

Sugarplum Preview Party on Thursday, November 8th (5:30-8:00 pm)- The cost is $40 and includes 1 Preview Night Admission and 1 weekend admission pass. Holiday savories and sweets will be prepared by the AKMA Chef, Ralph, and the Luna’s crew.

Sugarplum Holiday Wine Tasting on Friday, November 9th (5:30-7:30 pm) – The cost is $20 after admission.  Holiday food will be prepared by Chef Ralph Filipelli and the Luna’s crew.

Enjoy special benefits with your donation at an upgraded level of a Sugarplum Friend or Sugarplum Patron:

Sugarplum Friend $60 – Includes 1 Preview Night Admission, 1 drink ticket, 1 weekend admission, 1 VIP Parking Pass, and 1 Wine Tasting Admission

Sugarplum Patron $100 – Includes 2 Preview Night Admissions, 2 drink tickets, 2 Weekend Admissions, 1 VIP Parking Pass, and 2 Wine Tastings.

The Sugarplum Gift Gallery is Open Friday, November 9th from 10:00 am-8:00 pm and Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  Admission is $8.00

The AKMA Holiday Cafe is open Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am-1:30 pm.

Christy George
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
2818 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO  64506
816-233-7003 X 308

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