Hep Cat Ball


Friday April 20


8:00 PM  –  12:00 AM

Hep Cat Ball

Swing into a jazz party at MOHAI! Celebrate the landmark exhibit, Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith, with 1940's-style live jazz, dancing and performances. Vintage attire encouraged--you may win the costume contest!

Presented in conjunction with the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, through collaborations with the Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas and LANGSTON. Ticket includes hors d'oeuvres. Drinks available for purchase. Generous support provided by Amazon and City Catering.

Performances by Seattle Jazz Repertory Orchestra with Gail Pettis, and Kutt'n'Up Entertainment.

MOHAI Members and Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Ticketholders receive up to 2 General Public tickets priced at $20 each.

  • MOHAI Membership discount is applied at checkout.
  • Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Ticketholders enter discount code at checkout.
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  • For questions about your ticket purchase or the event itself, contact the Public Programs Department at programs@mohai.org, 206-324-1126 ext 108.

 Cancellation Policy

  • Tickets purchased to museum programs may be returned for a full refund if cancelled with seven days advance notice. Contact programs@mohai.org or 206-324-1126 x108 to process a refund.
  • If you are unable to attend a program, you may transfer the ticket to another individual by forwarding them a copy of the e-ticket. Will Call tickets may be transferred within 2 days of the scheduled program by emailing programs@mohai.org with the order number, name on the order and the new name of individual picking up the order.