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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (EASTON-NOVEMBER 10, 2016)

The Academy Art Museum ARTober Fundraising Event Honors Trustees Impacting Art Scene

The Academy Art Museum hosted its first ARTober Fundraising Event, which included a silent and live auction and honored the Museum’s distinguished honorary trustees – Arnold Lehman, Earl “Rusty” Powell III, Donald Saff and James Turrell. These Trustees have significantly impacted and continue to impact the national and international art scene today. Guests enjoyed a catered reception by Brasserie Brightwell of Easton and a silent and live auction, which wrapped up the Museum’s month-long ARTober event. The event raised almost $30,000 for the Museum.

Media sponsors for this year’s ARTober event include the Star-Democrat, What’s Up? Media and WCEI. Individual sponsors include Amy Haines and Richard Marks, Mrs. Robert Keller, Hanna and Peter Woicke, Susan and Blaine Phillips, Lisa and Peter Hunter, Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Granville, Jocelyn and George Eysymontt, Simma and Ron Liebman, Tim and Pat Roche, Marilyn and Hal Weiner, Mr. & Mrs. Tim Wyman, JT Smith and Mary Tydings Smith, Carolyn Williams and Colin Walsh, Jeffrey Parker and Chance Negri, Nancy and CG Appleby, John Pinney and Donna Cantor.

Pictured left to right are Academy Art Museum Honorary Trustee Donald Saff, Ben Simons, Academy Art Museum Director; and Academy Art Museum Honorary Trustee Earl “Rusty” Powell III.