UFDC Special Exhibits

The Dolls' Tea Party at Emery Bird Thayer 1911-1953

Emery Bird Thayer

Don’t miss the current Special Exhibit “The Dolls’ Tea Party at Emery Bird Thayer 1911-1953” curated by Neal Foster. For many years the Kansas City department store Emery Bird Thayer held children’s holiday tea parties. This Special Exhibit contains a comprehensive collection of the annual event tea party cups and saucers and historical memorabilia. Also included are dolls from the UFDC Museum representing the years that the tea parties were held at Emery Bird Thayer. The exhibit runs through March 2020.

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