Club Of Charlottesville To Host Inaugural Rotary Beaux-Arts Ball
To Benefit The University Of Virginia Art Museum And The Charlottesville-Albemarle
October 3, 2003 --
Rotary Beaux-Arts Ball: An Art Affair to Remember”
Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.
University of Virginia Art Museum
Rotary Club of Charlottesville is sponsoring a gala benefit on
Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the University
of Virginia Art Museum. “The
Inaugural Rotary Beaux-Arts Ball: An Art Affair to Remember” will
celebrate the richness of the arts with an entertaining evening
of conviviality, music, dining and creativity.
Rotary Club of Charlottesville is a member of Rotary International.
The fund-raiser furthers the organization’s mission
to unite business and professional leaders in improving
local and international
communities through donations and support of nonprofit
from the “Rotary Beaux-Arts
Ball” will support
the museum’s exhibitions and educational opportunities,
including Summer Arts @ the Museum, and enable the museum
to remain free
of charge and open to the public year-round. A portion
of the proceeds will also go to the Charlottesville Rotary
for charitable giving in the Charlottesville-Albemarle
event will feature a champagne reception, an elegant dinner by
Eric Stamer Catering and Jefferson
music, a creative
art activity and raffle prizes. Tickets are $75 per
person. Raffle tickets are $25 each, three for $50, five for
prizes include two nights, deluxe accommodations, at The Homestead,
Hotel Monaco and Hotel Madera; dinner
award-winning Old Mill Room at the Boar’s Head
Inn; as well as an exquisite painting by Charlottesville
artist Anne Slaughter.
U.Va. Art Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating
in which members
community and visitors from around the world can
study and learn from the direct experience of works
museum acquires, preserves, studies, exhibits and
interprets works of
art of the highest quality in a variety of media
that represent the world’s cultures from
earliest times to the present.
museum was awarded accreditation by the American
Association of Museums in November 2001 – the
highest honor a museum can earn. Accreditation
certifies that a museum operates according
to standards set forth by the museum profession,
manages its collections responsibly and provides
quality service to the public. Of the
8,000 museums nationwide, only 750 are accredited.
additional information contact Mike Alexander
(434) 243-8874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298