Gala Guide

Time to pull out those tuxes and ball gowns, art loving friends – It’s Gala season! Our top three art institutions, The Bechtler, the Mint and the McColl Center, have all jumped on the big ticket gala train, and we’re here to guide you through the fun.


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What: Studio Party 15: Upcycled Gala 

BenefittingMcColl Center for Art & Innovation

When: Saturday, April 18, 7-10 p.m.

The Scoop: An art showcase featuring exceptional works for sale from current Artists-in-Residence and Alumni curated exclusively for Studio Party 15 by Director of Residencies & Exhibitions, Brad Thomas.

Serving: Complimentary cocktails and gourmet tapas.

Ticket price: $150 per person


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WhatSoirée Bohème: The 2015 Gala

Benefitting: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

When: Friday, May 8, 7-11 p.m.

The Scoop: The evening will highlight the modern art master Henri Matisse, whose stylistic innovations will be on view in The Art Books of Henri Matisse, an exhibition of works drawn from the Bank of America Collection. Enjoy entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and more. Black tie.

Serving: Specialty cocktails alongside delectables ranging from French street food to haute cuisine.

Ticket price: $175 per person

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Benefiting: Mint Museum of Art 

When: Saturday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Mint Museum Randolph

The Scoop: A fabulous black-tie dinner dance under an elegant tent on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph. The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; guests will then be swept into the tent for a delicious dinner, a brief live auction, and distinctive entertainment, followed by dancing and dessert. Black tie.

Serving: hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner and desserts

Tickets: $500 per person

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