Thursday, November 5, 2009

High Hosts 14th Annual High Arts Day

The High Museum of Art will host the 14th Annual High Arts Day on Monday, November 16, 2009, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. High Arts Day is a fundraiser presented by Art Partners, the social and volunteer organization at the High. The day’s events will include a reception and private shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue, a luncheon at the High, home tours, exhibition tours, a trunk show and a sculpture auction. Tickets are $150 ($80 tax-deductible) and all proceeds benefit the High. For ticketing information please contact the Art Partners Program Officer at 404-733-4429.

Schedule of Events:

Opportunity to meet the honorary chairs of High Arts Day, artist Steve Penley and jewelry designer Gogo Ferguson
Reception and shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue
Charter bus tour of two distinguished Atlanta homes
Elegant luncheon in the Wieland Pavilion Grand Lobby, High Museum of Art
Informal modeling by Saks Fifth Avenue
Raffle of unusual and unique items
Silent Auction of more than 25 sculptures, each designed by a different artist
Trunk Show including jewelry exclusively by Gogo Ferguson, handbags, scarves and other accessories
Private tour of the exhibition “Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genuis.”

At 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 11, the Gold Patron event will feature an exhibition tour by top Museum curators followed by an elegant dinner reception in the elegant TVS Design building and a special exhibition by artist Steve Penley and jewelry designer Gogo Ferguson. Gold Patrons make a $500 minimum contribution ($400 tax-deductible) in support of High Arts Day. The contribution includes two tickets to the Gold Patron event and one ticket to High Arts Day.

Organization and Support

The Platinum Sponsor for High Arts Day is Georgia Power and the Premier Event Partner is Saks Fifth Avenue. Additional support is provided by American Coach of Atlanta and Classic Party Rentals. Media sponsors are Flavors magazine and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. The Communication Partner is Spaulding Communications.

High Arts Day chairperson Valerie O'Neal leads a 23-person volunteer committee of Art Partners. Honorary chairs of the Gold Patron event are Marion Ventulett and Anne Sapp. Rosalind Minkhorst is the 2009–2010 Art Partners president.
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