Night at the Tower

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

Save the date for Night at the Tower, the National WWI Museum and Memorial's annual gala, hosted on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. More information will be available soon.

 Check out the 2018 photos on Facebook from this unforgettable event!

Night at the Tower 2018

Sept. 15, 2018, 7:15‑10:30 p.m.

Night at the Tower is a progressive cocktail and dining experience that takes you far from the traditional seated dinner gala into an immersive adventure at the beautiful Museum and Memorial. Attendees have the opportunity to explore the exhibitions of this Kansas City landmark in an unparalleled fashion, while enjoying an evening featuring unique cuisine and interactive entertainment that engages the senses on every level. Tickets included unlimited themed food, beverages and desserts. Cocktail Attire.


The Kemper Families

The support and vision of the Kemper families can be traced back to 1919 when William T. Kemper, along with R.A. Long, spearheaded efforts to raise $2.5 million to build the Museum and Memorial. Their leadership continues today.

Front row: Brady Kemper, Gary Wolf, Ben Wolf, Mary Kemper Wolf, Georgia Wolf, Bebe Hunt, Graham Hunt, Addison Kemper
Back row: Heather Kemper Miller, Mariner Kemper, Eliza Samuelson, Gideon Kemper, Christine Kemper, Sandy Kemper, Alexa Kemper, Sheila Kemper Dietrich, Walt Dietrich, Megan Kemper, Charlie Kemper, Emma Kemper

Charlotte Kemper, Julia Jackson holding Laura Jackson, Jonathan Kemper, Nancy Lee Kemper, Jean-Charles Foyer, Julie Kemper Foyer, Aymeric Foyer


Robin and Scott Boswell        Lisa and Mike Hagedorn

Co-chairs Michael and Lisa Hagedorn & Robin and Scott Boswell

Premier Sponsor

Constance M. Cooper Charitable Foundation
Ann and Gary Fish
Jack Goldstein Charitable Trust
Anne and JB Hodgdon
Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Patron Sponsor

Arvin Gottlieb Charitable Foundation
Murphy-Hoffman Company
Sandy and Joe Ratterman

Grand Sponsor

American Century Investments
City of Kansas City, Missouri
EPIC Innovative Events
JE Dunn Construction
Milbank Manufacturing
The Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation

Partner Sponsor

Ash Grove Cement Company     Bank of Blue Valley in partnership with the Regnier Family Foundations     Belger Cartage Service     Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City     Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner     Cerner     Commerce Bank     ECCO Select     Trina and Tom Henke     KPMG LLP     Lockton     Metropolitan Community College     Midwest Trust / FCI Advisors     Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation     Spencer Fane     US Bank     Connie and Robert Waldrop, II

Benefactor Sponsor

Kathryn Anastasio and Dan Mills     Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City     Burns & McDonnell     Mary Beth and Thomas Butch     Company Kitchen     Stephanie and Mark Coulter     Country Club Bank     Hallmark     Hartsook     Shirley and Barnett C. Helzberg, Jr.     Andrea and Terry Hendricks     Ada and Kevin Koch     Mariner Wealth Advisors     Christine and Ford Maurer     Mayer Hoffman McCann     Nicholson Group     NorthPoint Development     Pipe Fitters Local Union 533     Port KC     Ripple Glass     Jo Ann and William Sullivan     Travois     Uhlig     Van Trust Real Estate     Gail and Charles Van Way