is inviting Hamptonites from all over to attend what they are sure is going to be the
party of the season as Guild Hall hosts its Summer Gala: Aspects of Minimalism
on Friday, August 12th. The event is sure to be a night full of dancing, dinner, and good times!
Neda Young, the night's honoree, is a well-known philanthropist and art collector. Artist April Gornik
will once again serve as the Gala's host and DJ Hannah Bronfman
is also returning to provide the evening's music.
"This year's Summer Gala will be a stunning tribute the Aspects of Minimalism
exhibition reflected in the elegant décor of the evening and the well-curated dining experience but what makes the party really fun is the great mix of people come," said Guild Hall Marketing Director, BJ Howard.
During the Gala, there will be a white wine reception and a special preview of the Aspects of Minimalism
exhibition at Guild Hall at 5 p.m. Following the reception, attendees are invited to enjoy cocktails and a "sumptuous" dinner provided by Sonnier & Castle, a "luxury purveyor of innovative cuisine" at Mulford Farm
, starting at 7 p.m.
The highlight of the evening, however, will be the live auction, where guests will have a chance to bid on works by renowned artists such as Lucas Blalock, Robert Longo, Vik Muniz, Ed Ruscha, Robert Motherwell
, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman
, Carrie Mae Weems, and Lisa Yuskavage, among other impressive lots.
Event designer David Beahm will transform Mulford Farm in East Hampton to reflect the styles of the artists featured in the Museum's exhibition, with an "eclectic mix of floral, objects d'art, dinnerware, creative installations, and floor plans".
Tickets for Summer Gala: Aspects of Minimalism
are $500 for the Museum exhibition preview with cocktails. Tickets to the preview, cocktails and dinner begin at $1,200. Young patron
tickets start at $50 for "decadent desserts, dancing, and drinks", $100 for cocktails and the Museum exhibition preview as well as dessert, dancing, drinks, and $500 for the entire night, including dinner.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton. Mulford Farm is located at 10 James Lane in East Hampton. For more information, call 631-324-0806 or visit www.guildhall.com