About This Event

Sleek silver car ornament installed on a black and silver base

Raymond Loewy, Hupmobile Hood Ornament, 1936–38. Hupp Motor Company, manufacturer, Detroit, Michigan, 1908–1941. Chromium-plated metal, 6 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Marshall V. Miller Collection

JOIN US at the Wichita Art Museum for a roaring good time. Let’s misbehave! Please plan to arrive prior to dinner to explore the exhibition. Put your glad rags on and dress dapper or flapper.

5:30 to 7 pm
Shh . . . it’s cocktail hour in WAM’s very own speakeasy featuring classic cocktails, jazzy bites, live music, and an exclusive first look at the new exhibition American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918–1939.

7 to 8:30 pm  Guests can two-step into the S. Jim and Darla Farha Great Hall to enjoy a plated dinner and
more live music.

8:30 to 10 pm
Learn how to Charleston or simply sit back and watch the professional dancers from Sway Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio cut a rug to the big band sounds.

Delano Jazz Orchestra appears as part of Taste of Jazz, a partnership between WAM and the Wichita Jazz Festival.

Plated Dinner at the WAM Supper Club
First Course
Waldorf Salad (vegan version available)

Second Course
Choice of
Grilled Peti te Tender
with asparagus tips and Duchesse Potatoes, ol’ sport
Bee’s Knees Brook Trout Saute Amandine
with string beans and rice
Vegan Parsnip and Celery Root Bisque
with hotsy-totsy olive tapenade toast points

Third Course
Duo of Deco-dent Chocolate Cake
Cheesecake with Jubilant Cherries
Boozy and flapper approved! (vegan version available)
Tableside coffee service during dessert

Plated dinner is $125
RSVP by Tuesday, February 1



RSVP for American Art Deco Patron Preview