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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.