About Us



The Excelsior Springs Area Cultural Guild is nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring the arts. We encourage and promote appreciation for the fine arts through education and community events. Our goal of the annual events – Mardi Gras Murdery Mystery, Gatsby Days and more – is to raise funds to provide scholarships for area students pursuing an education in the arts.

Our Officers:

  • President Denise Siegel
  • Vice President Sylvia Warner
  • Secretary Tisha Mason
  • Treasurer TBA
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    Denise Siegel, Sylvia Warner, Tisha Mason

Board of Directors:

  • Class of 2018: Jeri Bowen, Denise Siegel, Ron Warner
  • Class of 2019: Tisha Mason, Everett Rimmer, Sylvia Warner
  • Class of 2020: Lindsey Baxter, Tanya Duncan and Marilyn Gerdes

Get Involved:

There are a variety of opportunities to help with the Cultural Guild! Like to plan? Prefer to be behind the scenes? Want to greet at events? Work with students and others in the community who love the arts?

The board and officers meet monthly to coordinate and plan events. The meetings are always open to anyone interested in supporting the arts in our community! Call Bob and Marilyn Gerdes at 816-630-6801 to find out how you can get involved!