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Gala 2012: A Salute to Gary Vikan!

Date
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Time
06:00 PM–12:00 AM
Event is sold out
Gala 2012: A Salute to Gary Vikan!

After 27 years of service, including 18 as director, we salute the achievements of Gary Vikan at the Walters Art Museum. The museum today is a very different one from the one he entered. We who care deeply about this jewel and about our community recognize him with gratitude.

Join us for cocktails on the court, dinner in the galleries, a preview of the exhibition Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe and dancing into the night. This year, a portion of the Gala proceeds support free access to the Walters Art Museum. Tickets are $500 per person; special tables are available.

*Only a few seats remain! To purchase tickets or a table, please contact Anne Berman: 410-547-9000 ext. 212 or aberman@thewalters.org.

Black Tie or Elvis Attire • Valet Parking • Centre Street Entrance

 

Gala Chairs

  • Francis and Frank Turner
  • Nupur and Guy Flynn

Gala Committee

  • Meredith & Adam Borden
  • Christine & Peter Espenshade
  • Kris Anne & Michael Gitlin
  • Jane & Michael Glick
  • Michela & Christopher Hancock
  • Wendy M. Jachman
  • Michel & David Modell
  • Mary Kay & Chuck Nabit
  • Francis & Rick Rockwell

Presenting Sponsors

  • T. Rowe Price Associates
  • Whiting-Tuner Contracting Company

Gold Sponsors

  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Bernard
  • The Bozzuto Group
  • Constellation Energy
  • Ms. Cynthia Egan
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Kris Anne & Michael Gitlin
  • Mr. and Mrs. John H. Laporte
  • Michael, David & Art Modell: in memory of Pat Modell
     and her friendship with Gary Vikan
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Pedersen
  • PNC Bank
  • Mr. and Mrs. George K. Reynolds, III
  • Transamerica

Silver Sponsors

  • Archstone Portfolio Solutions, LLC
  • American Trading and Production Corporation
  • Mr. & Mrs. Peter L. Bain
  • Mr. and Mrs. Calvin H. Baker
  • Mr. & Mrs. Neal D. Borden
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. Ward Classen
  • Mr. & Mrs. Richard S. Davison
  • Mr. & Mrs. Michael de Havenon
  • Mr. C. Franklin Eck, Jr. & Ms. Bailey Morris-Eck
  • Bruce Fleming & Jonathan Fishman
  • Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. Glick
  • Greensberg Gibbons Commercial
  • Mrs. Wendy M. Jachman
  • Kramon & Graham P.A.
  • Legg Mason
  • Charles J. & Mary Kathryn Nabit
  • Judy Witt PHares & Scott Phares
  • Planit
  • Mr. & Mrs. John R. Rockwell
  • Rosemore, Inc.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Shawe
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Wieler
  • Wilmington Trust
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